School Board2018-05-17T16:13:03+00:00

School Board

A member of St. Ann Parish since junior high, Dan and his wife RoxAnne are current school parent with two students in the school.  He has served for many years on the St. Ann Sports Committee, coaches baseball and basketball, and has vast experience in board administration as the former president of the Lansing Old Timers and two-term Mayor of the Village of Lansing.

Nicole joined the St. Ann School Board in August 2017.  She has been a parishioner of St. Ann for most of her life, and is the proud mother of two current students, as well as an alumnus herself.  Hillegonds has been an active parent volunteer in the school, has served on the board of the Home and School Association (HSA), as a Parent Ambassador, and as a Head Room Parent for several years.  She is a registered Dieteician by trade, and also teaches classes at a local college.  Hillegonds is passionate about St. Ann School and looks forward to helping shape the school’s future.

Laurie and her husband Tom joined St. Ann Parish in 2010.  Their two young sons were both baptized at St. Ann, and now attend the school.  Glowacki’s own Catholic education took place at St. Joseph Elementary School in Bradly and Bishop McNamara High School in Kankakee.  She completed both her undergrad and Master’s Degree at Illinois State University, and spent 13 years working at CEP Exhibits as a Senior Account Manager with a passion for serving her clients with exceptional customer service skills.  For the past two years, she has worked as a substitute teacher for Lansing’s SD 158.  At St. Ann, Glowacki has served as coordinator of the Li’l Roughriders tot playgroup, head room parent, Fundraising Committee member, Night at the Palace committee member, Parent Ambassador Coordinator, and secretary of the Home and School Association (HSA).  Her passion for customer service and experience working with elementary children in a school setting lend themselves to her service on the School Board.  She has a deep commitment and dedication to the St. Ann church and school community, for the betterment of all our children while they are here and in their futures beyond St. Ann School.

Bernard and his family have been parishioners at St. Ann for 18 years.  Bernard obtained his BS/MS (1987) and Ph.D. (1992) in Engineering from Moscow University of Science and Technology in Russia where he met and married his wife of 26 years, Larisa.  Together they have four children, all of whom grew up in Lansing and received religious education from St. Ann. Bernard is currently a group manager at ArcelorMittal Global R&D, engaged in developing and improving processes for manufacturing steel.  As devout Catholic, Bernard and Larisa seek to actively participate in the life, mission, and work of the St. Ann faith community by volunteering in parish ministries.  He has been a member of the St. Ann Ushers group since 2003 and served as cochairman in the St. Ann School Principal Selection Committee in 2010.  As a Nigerian-born naturalized citizen of the United States, Bernard finds Lansing an ideal place for his culturally diverse family and background.

Robert is a lifelong member of St. Ann parish and has served on the Parish Finance Council since 2011.  He and his wife Melissa have two daughters who attend St. Ann School.  Locally Dabrowski coaches his daughters’ Lansing Old Timers and St. Ann volleyball teams.  He graduated from Marist High School and then Lewis University, with majors in Accounting and Business Administration, is a CPA, and currently holds the position of Manager of Financial Planning and Reporting for the SGK Americas division of Matthews International (NYSE:MATW).

Ashley has attended St. Ann Parish her entire life and graduated from St. Ann School in 2004.  During this time, she was an altar server at Sunday masses, weddings, and funerals, and served as both a lector and a Eucharistic Minister.  After graduating from Marian Catholic High School in 2008, Sypole attended Valparaiso University (2012).  She is currently receiving her Master’s Degree in Spanish from Middlebury College’s Spanish School and is in her fifth year of teaching for the Archdiocese of Chicago, four of them at Marian.  Sypole took this position on the School Board because she feels that the foundation of an individual is created and shaped during their formative years.  She believes that St. Ann offers students a faith-filled education which is important in preparing that foundation more holistically, enforcing strong academics but, more importantly, encouraging students to use their gifts to serve them in their life, church, and community.

Jesse is a St. Ann parishioner and parent of a St. Ann School alum (2017) who is currently a student at Marian Catholic High School.  His family also includes two older children who graduated from St. Florian and St. Ignatius High School.  A 27-year-member of the Chicago Police Department who graduated from Calumet College of St. Joseph, Terrazas and his wife Sharon were recipients of the 2013 Archdiocesan Development Council Impact Award for Catholic schools volunteerism. He was a member of the marketing committee and Parents Club at St. Florian Elementary School in Chicago and was instrumental in the “Santa on the Roof” campaign to raise money to keep the school open.  Terrazas is eager to use his energy and talents to help St. Ann move in a direction of scholastic success.

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