Members of the St. Mary's Academy Boards of Directors are parents, alumnae and friends of the Academy. The Academy appreciates these women and men who provide vision and leadership through their expertise, dedication and generosity.

SMA Board of Directors

St. Mary’s Academy, a Catholic school in the tradition of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, has participated in the Church’s mission of education for over150 years. Those who serve the school in a governance role have a distinct responsibility for ensuring the objectives of the school are in harmony with the mission of the Catholic Church and the founding vision and spirit of the Sisters of the Holy Names. Since 1989, the SMA Board of Directors has played a vital governance role in safeguarding the mission and ensuring the Academy’s success and sustainability. The Board promotes excellence in Catholic education at St. Mary’s Academy by providing leadership, strategic direction, oversight, support and advocacy.

Seeking Board Members
St. Mary's Academy is recruiting individuals who are interested in joining the St Mary's Academy Inc. Board of Directors. Qualified volunteer candidates will have previous governance or board experience, be strong in faith, and eager to steward the Academy and its SNJM mission of education and community service. The school board is composed of talented and dedicated Directors with a diverse mix of expertise, skills, and experience. The Academy seeks to add passionate community members to the board; preference is given to those who are Catholic in good standing. Interested applicants may submit a brief statement of interest and resume to Rebecca Greenhalgh, Vice Chair, SMA Inc Board of Directors at rgreenhalgh@board.smamb.ca by October 7, 2022. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

SMA Foundation

The St. Mary’s Academy Foundation Inc. was established July 1989 to help the Academy maintain its tradition of excellence in education for young women. The Foundation manages assets and raises funds for bursaries, designated school programs and on-going capital repairs to the Academy’s buildings and grounds. They also manage major capital projects such as A Foundation for the Future capital campaign in 2001, which raised $2.1 million dollars for new labs and upgrades to the 1909 classroom building.

SMA Foundation Inc.

Board of Directors 2022-2023

Franca Cerqueti: Chair
Cheryl Atchison: Past Chair
Sina Aiello
Mike Boucher
Michael Choiselat
Craig Christie
Sara Craven ‘08
Bailey Harris ‘98
Beth Klassen ‘93
Christina Legris
Laura McDonald
Gillian Muise
Jaime Patrick (Forbes ‘94)
Delaney Vun ‘03
Mary-Alex Willer (Puchniak ‘03)