Ms. Brabec currently teaches Theology 3A/B and is the Director of Service and Justice. She was born and raised near Chicago, but has called California home since 2008. In her free time, Ms. Brabec enjoys parenting, running, hiking, reading, photography, and experimenting with new foods in the kitchen.
- Creighton University, B.A., Theology
- Santa Clara University, M.Div.
- Graduate Theological Union, M.A., Ethics and Social Theory
First year working at Jesuit: 2015
Julia Clark is a member of the Office of Advancement. As the Director of Annual Giving, she is responsible for raising money for the operating budget to meet the gap between what a family pays for tuition and the full-cost of a Jesuit education. Born in Fresno, CA, Julia worked in the telcom industry for 21 years before retiring. She is the mother of Neil (JHS ’07) and Katie (SFHS ’12). She began her professional relationship with Jesuit in 2004. In her spare time she loves to read, entertain, and spend time with family and friends.
- Master of Theological Studies, University of Notre Dame, 2003
- Bachelor of Arts, History and Religious Studies, St. Mary’s College of California, 2001
- Liturgy Planning Club
First year working at Jesuit: 2012
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Fadia attended Marymount High School before completing her undergraduate studies at UCLA. While working on her Master’s degree at Stanford, Fadia entered the classroom as a Language Arts teacher and moved into a teaching position at Rocklin High School. Fadia took time away from the classroom to pursue a Ph.D.
Peter Ferrari comes to Jesuit From his alma mater, Bellarmine College Preparatory, where he worked as an English teacher and Assistant Director of Admissions after serving in Teach For America. He will also be assisting with Cross Country.
- University of San Diego, B.A., International Relations, minor in Business Admin, Religious Studies
- University of Nevada, Las Vegas, M.A. in Education, Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Literary Education
- Single Subject Teaching Credential, English
Fr. Edwin B. Harris, S.J., is now on his 4th “Tour of Duty” at Jesuit High School. He entered the Jesuits in 1963 after having graduated from St. Ignatius High School in San Francisco. Most of his active Jesuit career has been associated with Secondary Education, including assignments at St. Ignatius College Preparatory (San Francisco), Bellarmine College Preparatory (San Jose), and Jesuit High School (Sacramento). He has an MA in European History and an M.Div. in Theology.
Ms. Leah C. Heine has served as the Director of Choral Music at Jesuit High School since 2005. Ms. Heine’s studies include a broad musical curriculum – piano performance, music theory, music history, choral conducting and music pedagogy. She has also performed in a wide variety of ensembles, both instrumental and choral.
Currently the Director of Campus Safety, Mr. Lane previously spent 25 years as Director of Admissions. Born and raised in San Francisco, he attended Riordan High School before moving to St. Mary’s College. He taught at St. James in Davis and St. Mary’s in Sacramento before being hired at Jesuit. Mr. Lane is also the Boy’s Director of the Parochial Athletic League (PAL) and has been in that position for 30 years. Mr. Lane has coached football and basketball while at Jesuit, including as an assistant on the two State Runner-up Basketball teams in 1993 and 1994.
After 10 years in parish Youth Ministry, I came to Jesuit High School as the Director of Campus Ministry. Our goal in the YM Office is to help our youth have an encounter with Christ that leads them to greater love and service to others in their lives. I married my best friend, Jennifer, on May 4, 1996. Travel, cooking, golf, theater, Sacramento Kings, SF Giants, SF 49ers are a few of my passions.
Maureen Banchero Longyear is the Vice President for Advancement of Jesuit High School. She is responsible for designing, directing and evaluating all advancement strategies to address the annual operations, long-term capital and endowment needs.
Mrs. Longyear is a native of Sacramento where she attended Loretto High School before attending Santa Clara University. Maureen transferred to the University of California, Berkeley and was awarded her Bachelor of Science in marketing from the Haas School of Business. After pursuing a successful career in media sales, Mrs. Longyear “retired” to raise three children, John ’99, Michael ’01 and Kate (Loretto High ’06). In 2003 and 2004 Mrs. Longyear co-chaired the Jesuit Auction as a volunteer and accepted a position in Development. In 2006 she was named Director of Development and was promoted to the Vice President for Advancement in 2012.
John P. McGarry, S.J. was elected to the University of San Francisco Board of Trustees in June 2012. He was first elected to the Board in September 1998 and he served until he was named California Provincial of the Society of Jesus in 2005.
I graduated from Jesuit in 2004, and returned in 2009 for my first full-time teaching assignment. It is an honor to teach with peers who were some of my greatest teachers, and to work with such compassionate, enthusiastic students. I especially love watching students discover their voice as writers and thinkers in English class. For many years I helped as an assistant coach in the aquatics program, with both water polo and swimming. Now, my time after school is devoted to my family and my own continuing education.
Carol works in the Academic Support Center which is a dedicated space for students with learning differences and/or ADHD. Carol supports students during their FLEX periods through check-ins and assistance with their academic classes. She has worked as a teacher, counselor, campus minister, and coach during her years in high school education.
Get to know our Jesuit community, meet Elizabeth Sands:
Hometown: Detroit, MI
Education: Michigan State University and California State University Sacramento
Degrees: Bachelors of Arts, Government and Journalism
Family at Jesuit Sacramento: Brenden ‘22
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Counselor Caseload (by last name):
|9th||Anderson – Bush|
|10th||Acosta – G. Brown|
|11th||Aboui Mehrizi – M. Brown|
|12th||Adams – Carroll|
This is my tenth school year working in the Counseling Department at Jesuit High School and have held the Director of Counseling Services position since 2017. I earned my BA in Liberal Studies from Sacramento State with the intent of teaching in the elementary schools. Many years later, I found a home among the wonderful faculty and staff at Jesuit and was inspired to go back to school for my Masters in Educational Counseling. I absolutely love working at Jesuit and being a part of this school community. I am truly fortunate to be able to continue working with students in this role and look forward to an exciting year.
- BA Liberal Studies – CSU Sacramento
- MS Educational Counseling – National University
- PPS Counseling Credential
George Wagner first came to Jesuit in 1988 when he taught math and coached football. He later became the Department Chair of Mathematics. Soon after he spent several years teaching Advanced Placement Computer Science. He then moved out of the classroom and became the Director of Technology.
George is married with two children, one of which is an Alumni of Jesuit & CSUS while the other is an Alumni of Saint Francis High School.
Hank joins Jesuit from the University of California at Berkeley, where he served as the football director of recruiting. During his time at Cal, he also served as a Cal Olympics sports operations intern, interim women’s golf coach, and the football assistant director for recruiting operations.
He was a four-time Big West Conference Champion finalist in swimming. In addition to his experience in golf, swimming, and football, Hank was a high school baseball player and an Underwater Hockey National Champion.
- Math Teacher
- AP Coordinator
Prior to working at Jesuit, served in the Peace Corps from 1982 to 1985 in Zaire teaching math for 2 years and as a regional representative for one. Continued to work in Zaire with USAID from 1985 to 1991. Returned to the United States and moved back to Sacramento in December 1991.