Teachers and Staff

Principal: Gary Green

Prior to being principal, Gary was the vice principal at Saint Vincent’s since 2007. In his early career, Gary taught 5th grade for 11 years at various Catholic Schools in Utah. Gary was a graduate of Cosgriff and Judge Memorial Catholic High School. He received his degree from the University of Utah in Political Science and received his Masters in teaching from the University of Portland. Gary is married and has three sons. He loves being a dad, running with his dogs, and also has a passion for singing.

Father John Norman

Father John Norman was assigned as Pastor of Saint Vincent Parish and School in August, 2012. Father Norman has served as pastor at various Catholic Churches in Utah, including St. Vincents where he was an associate pastor from 1980-83 and again from 2006-2008. His most recent assignment was at our Lady of Lourdes in Magna, UT. Father Norman attended Judge Memorial High School and Mount Angel Seminary in St. Benedict, Oregon and the Pontifical North American College in Rome, Italy.

Vice Principal: Sarah Lambert

Sarah graduated from Marymount Manhattan College with a Bachelor’s degree in history and is a graduate of Judge Memorial Catholic High School. Sarah worked for five years at the Madeleine Choir School as the middle school religion teacher and for four years at Juan Diego Catholic High School in the theology department. She also participates in music ministry at St. Vincent de Paul Parish. Sarah’s son, Michael, is having fun at Nano Nagle Children’s Center.

Development Director: Therese Clay

Therese graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor of University Studies in Humanities and is a graduate of Judge Memorial Catholic High School and Saint Vincent School. Most of her career has been in the public sector working in television marketing, public relations, and advertising. Therese is a parishioner at Saint John the Baptist Parish in Draper where she is a member of the music ministry and music coordinator for the parish youth group. She is married to her husband, Brett, and has two children, Alannah, who is a senior at Juan Diego Catholic High School, and Michael, who is in eighth grade at Saint John the Baptist Middle School.

Development Director: Carol Barman

Carol graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a B.A. in Economics. Most of her career has been in corporate finance although she worked for a non profit for 8 years in finance and development. She has worked as the Development Director for our school since 2000. She enjoys traveling, movies, and trying new restaurants.

Secretary: Kat Mitchell

This is Kat’s second year of working at Saint Vincent School as secretary. Kat is originally from Texas where she worked in the healthcare industry. She is married and has three children, two boys and one girl. Kat enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Secretary (Part-time): Rosemary Bennett

Rosemary has worked at Saint Vincent since 1994. She is very kind, compassionate and knows everything there is to know about our school. She helps with various tasks, answers any questions students and parents have and oversees all office procedures. She is married and has four children and seven grandchildren.

PreK (4) Teacher JobShare: Carol Sanderson

Carol has worked at Saint Vincent school since 2001 as our Pre-K Teacher. Carol job shares this position with Jamie Keochareun. Carol graduated from Temple University in Philadelphia with a Masters of Arts in Developmental Psychology. Carol is married and has three children. Carol loves preparing the preschoolers for school especially in a fun and loving environment.

PreK (4) Teacher-JobShare: Jamie Keochareun

Jamie has worked at Saint Vincent School since 2006. Jamie is married and has a son and daughter. Jamie job-shares the PreK Teacher position with Carol Sanderson. She enjoys working with children and looks forward to teaching this school year.

PreK (4) Aide: Melissa West

Melissa was an employee of Nano Nagle for two years prior to becoming the Pre-K aide. She is currently working on a degree in Early Childhood Development. She loves to read and volunteer with animals.

Kindergarten Teacher: Yvonne Zdybowicz

Yvonne grew up in Toronto, Canada. Her family still lives there and she loves to go home to visit as much as she can. She met her husband, Gene, in Buffalo, NY. She graduated from Buffalo State College in 2008 with a degree in Early Childhood Education and a minor in French. Her and her husband moved to Utah in 2012 and absolutely love it here! They have 3 dogs, an English Bulldog named Hoagie and two Dachshunds named Reuben and Sprout, and a Tortoise named Edison. Gene and Yvonne are football and hockey fans…Go Bills!

Kindergarten Teacher: Elyse Reiser

Elyse graduated from Westminster College with a Bachelor’s degree in clinical psychology. Before working at St. Vincent, she was a preschool teacher for two years and a youth facilitator before that. She has a son is 7th grade, and an 18 month old daughter. Elyse and her family are long time parishioners at St. Vincent and are happy to be part of this community. She enjoys reading, cooking, playing outside and spending time with family.

1st Grade Teacher: Denise Calderbank

Denise has a Master’s degree in education and a Bachelor’s degree in education from Bowling Green State University. Most recently, she taught third through sixth graders at Lial Catholic School in Ohio and before that taught first grade, second grade, and was a gifted and talented coordinator. Denise’s children, Max and Gwen, attend Saint Vincent School.

2nd Grade Teacher: Monika Gdanska

Monika is originally from Poland and taught for nine years in Massachusetts. She just moved to Utah from Massachusetts to teach 2nd Grade at Saint Vincent School. Monika has two Master’s degrees in Elementary Education, one from Poland and one from Massachusetts. She has two children, a boy and a girl, who attend college, one at Brigham Young University and one at the University of Utah. Monika enjoys reading.

2nd Grade Aide: Stephanie Garlinghouse

Mrs. Garlinghouse has been the aide for 2nd grade for many years. She holds a teaching credential. Her four boys graduated from Saint Vincent School.

3rd GradeTeacher : Mary Williams

Mary received her B.S. degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Utah. She has taught for over 30 years. After teaching in Granite District for 13 years, she took three years off to be a “Stay at Home Mom”. She is married to her husband, Galen, and they have two amazing daughters. Mary resumed teaching at Saint Vincent in 1997 as librarian and has been a primary school teacher since 1998. She is originally from Spokane, WA. Her creative style encourages her students to love school while learning through play, cooperation, discipline, responsibility, respect and love for God and his creations.

3rd Grade Aide: Cindy Murphy

Cindy has her B.A. in Liberal Arts from the University of Arkansas. She has a daughter in 7th grade at Saint Vincent School and has been married for 22 years. She enjoys traveling to see historical sites, watching her daughter play soccer, reading, and playing with her dog.

4th Grade Teacher: Devin Beals

Devin has been working at Saint Vincent School since 2010. She is an Alumni of Saint Vincent and Judge Memorial. She graduated with a B.S. in Elementary Education. Recently, she married her husband, Jason. Her hobbies include camping, traveling and babysitting for her niece and nephew.

4th Grade Aide: Tiffany Bonner

Tiffany has worked at Saint Vincent School since 2010, however she has taught Pre-K for seven years prior. She and her husband Ken have two sons. They enjoy watching both their boys play baseball and absolutely love The Red Sox! Tiffany enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.

5th Grade: Terry Stack

Terry has been teaching for over 40 years and has been at Saint Vincent School since 1989. She is the most senior member of our teacher staff. Terry received her B.S. in Elementary Education from Montana State University. She also received her social sciences degree from Pepperdine University. She coordinates the youth masses at St. Thomas More Parish. She is the proud mother of Ryan and Tyler.

6th Grade Teacher: Monica Howa-Johnson

Monica has been at Saint Vincent School since 2011. Monica attended Cosgriff and Judge Memorial and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Utah and a Masters in Teaching from the University of Portland. She taught three years of Middle school religion at Saint Vincent School 20 years ago, then taught for two years at Juan Diego Catholic High School. From there, she worked for the Diocese of Salt Lake City for five years as Director of Communications and Safe Environment. She has been married to Brent for 15 years and her children, Genevieve and Zach attend Saint Vincent School. She also enjoys singing, playing the guitar, mountain biking, hiking, and reading.

7th Grade Teacher: Alexandra Hustiu

Alexandra has been at Saint Vincent since 2013 and teaches English and literature for the Middle School. She has a degree in English and holds a secondary credential in English. She taught at St. Francis Xavier School in Kearns. She is married to Radu, our music teacher. They have a daughter who is in our Nano Nagle Children Center.

8th Grade Teacher: Dr. Teresa Mucsi

Terry has taught at Saint Vincent School since 2013. She will be teaching middle school science and regular math. Dr. Mucsi has a Doctorate in Anatomy, a Bachelors degree in Biology, and also a Bachelors degree in Horticulture. She is currently in the Utah State Department’s Alternative routes-to-licensure program for highly qualified candidates.

6th/7th/8th Grade Upper Math: Christina Eischeid

Christina has a B.S. from the University of Notre Dame and a Master’s in Mathematics Education from Depaul in Chicago. She is a graduate of Judge Memorial Catholic High School and Saint Vincent School. Christina taught in Chicago for four years and then moved to Salt Lake City and taught for two years. She has worked as a math specialist in the Jordan and Salt Lake School Districts, and has spent the last four years working on a middle school online textbook in a partnership with the State Office of Education and the University of Utah. Christina is married and has two sons attending Saint Vincent School in Kindergarten and 2nd grade. She enjoys hikes, tennis, and spending time with family.

Technology Integration Specialist: Alicia Sloan

Alicia graduated from Notre Dame de Namur University with a B.S. in Computer Science and a Master’s in Business Administration. She previously taught at J.E. Cosgriff for five years, and will be teaching computer and literacy at Saint Vincent. Alicia is married to her husband, Cole, and they have two daughters, Emmaline age three, and Victoria who is one year’s old. She enjoys playing sports, crafting, and spending time with her family.

Student Support Teacher: Kerry Hankins

Kerry grew up in Huntsville, Utah and attended St. Joseph Catholic Schools from K-12. She graduated from Gonzaga University with a Special Education degree and received her Master’s in Reading and Literacy from the University of Utah. She taught 4th grade for eight years and Learning Resource for three years, both within the Diocese of Salt Lake City. She has been fortunate to teach multiple professional development classes in literacy, differentiation, and learning disabilities around the state. Kerry has been married for 16 years to Keith and has three children, Bridget, Rowan, and Declan. Her family loves to enjoy time together traveling, hiking, camping, and playing soccer.

School Counselor: Marie West

Marie holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from The Adler Institute of Chicago and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychology from Loyola University of Chicago. She has over 10 years professional experience working with children and families in Chicago, Los Angeles and Salt Lake. She is trained as a general practitioner in Adlerian psychotherapy and has additional expertise in the areas of attachment disorders, ADHD, relational discord and school-related challenges. As a counselor, she is able to integrate her knowledge of education and mental health with creativity, imagination and humor, to help instill in each student the confidence in their abilities to problem-solve, overcome personal issues, and work toward positive home and school experiences. She is married with two children, and in her free time enjoys supporting her local arts community and going on family  adventures throughout Salt Lake.”

PE Teacher: Brian McCloud

Brian has a B.S. in Exercise and Sports Science with and emphasis in teaching from the University of Utah. He is a native of Utah and went to West Jordan High School. Brian has an 11 year old daughter, Faith. He worked the last 11 years for the U.S. Forest Service as a wildland firefighter, and he enjoys being active in all things sports!

Music Teacher: Radu Noaghiu

Radu is from Romania and has a degree in music and specialty training in conducting choir, orchestra and piano. He graduated from the Transylvania Music University and got his masters degree from the University of Utah in conducting orchestra. He moved to Salt Lake City and has been at Saint Vincent School since 1999. He teaches music to all grades at Saint Vincent School and St. Olaf’s Catholic School in Salt Lake.

Spanish Teacher: Kari McMullin

Kari returned to teaching middle school last year after working as a Kindermusik teacher while she was a “stay at home” mom. She has three children and plays the guitar. She learned Spanish while living in Paraguay and Mexico.

Librarian: Giselle Airriess

Giselle has been our librarian since 1998. Giselle is originally from Saskatchewan, Canada, earning her degree in Theatre from the University of Saskatchewan. She loves bringing the written word to life, discovering what is waiting in a book, and helping the students and staff with “the right book at the right time!” She is also the coordinator of the reading tutor program at Saint Vincent School.

Nano Nagle Director: Jeramie Green

Jeramie is the director of the Nano Nagle Childcare facility located on the Saint Vincent property. This is a new infant through three year old childcare center which opened in 2009. Jeramie has a degree in Early Childhood Education. Prior to coming to Saint Vincent School, Jeramie was a teacher at Cosgriff Elementary for eight years. She has been married for over 10 years and has three sons who attend Saint Vincent School. Jeramie enjoys spending time with her family outside of working.

Extended Day Director: Danielle Gibson

Danielle has many years of experience working at Extended Day. She also was the teacher for the two-year old program at Nano Nagle for four years. Danielle has a son Wyatt enrolled at the Nano Nagle Children’s Center.

Band/Choir/Music Teacher: Scott Larrabee

Scott is a native of Utah and attended St. Olaf’s and Judge Memorial. He has a bachelor’s degree in music education from DePaul University in Chicago and a master’s degree in theology from Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa. He taught K-8 general music for ten years in the Chicago and Dubuque archdioceses before moving back to Utah to direct the music at Juan Diego, a position he held from 2002-2006. Scott has extensive choral directing experience directing the professional Assumption Festival Choir in downtown Chicago and the Collegiate Singers at the University of Dubuque. He also has been a church musician for over twenty years. Scott’s family includes his wife, Angelique who cantors at Saint Vincent Parish, two sons, and a daughter who attend Saint Vincent School. He and his wife have a passion for old homes, cooking unusual cuisine, playing Renaissance music, camping, and hiking.

School Accountant: Jody Gibson

Jody has been the accountant for St. Vincent School since 1997. Jody has an associate degree in accounting. She is married and has two daughters. She loves golf, photography, going camping and being a mom. Jody handles all the tuition payments, payroll and does all the financial statements for the school. Jody is in the office on Wednesdays and Fridays and works from home on Tuesdays and Thursdays.


Jesse DeOllos and Frank Martinez

Office Assistant:

Lenny Bruno