School Board 


Tim Bastian


Jude Beller '92


Jeremy Belsky


Dave Beringer


Mr. Tim Connolly ’83


Robert D. Goldsmith

Ms. Carolyn Jaworski


Rt. Rev. Michael Liebl, O.S.B. '68


Dr. Barbara Marchese, Ed.D.


Dr. Thomas McKnight, M.D.


Dr. David Peters, Ed.D.

(Head of School)


Rev. Stephen Plank, O.S.B. ('81)


Todd Rohweder

(Board President)


Bro. August Schaefer, O.S.B.


Rev. Louis Sojka, O.S.B. '81


Dr. Pat Sullivan


Mark Theisen '68


Prior Richard Thell, O.S.B. 'SJSC


John Wagner '67


Rt. Rev. Raphael Walsh, O.S.B.


Emeritus, Bill Behrendt


Emeritus, Scott Gass ‘77


Emerita, Mary Kay Miller


Emerita, Peggy Sokol






Mission Statement


Mount Michael Benedictine School is a Catholic college preparatory residential / day high school rooted in Benedictine values for young men committed to excellence. Students develop spiritually, intellectually, and socially through the comprehensive curriculum and communal experience to become future leaders.


Mount Michael Board of Directors' Vision Statement


Ensure that:


  • Mount Michael is on solid financial footing and generating enough revenue to repay monies loaned from the monks' retirement funds


  • Mount Michael always embodies, and incorporates into the lives of each student attending Mount Michael, the Rule of Saint Benedict


  • Mount Michael's facilities are on par with peer institute facilities


  • Mount Michael's average standard achievement test results continue to be the highest among its peer institutes


  • The Board operates as a high performing, highly ethical team and is staffed by professionals who actively participate in, and contribute to, Mount Michael's success


  • The Board follows a strategic plan that is constantly reviewed and altered as the environment changes



Mount Michael Board of Directors' Role and Responsibilities


  • Create Board and School operating policies


  • Carry out Mount Michael's mission of educating young men


  • Contribute to Mount Michael's bottom line by:

             Contributing time and expertise

             Identifying outside funding sources

             Providing direct financial support


  • Attend and be prepared for board and committee meetings


  • Argue positions, not personalities


  • Share 'left hand column' thoughts


  • Maintain confidentiality


  • Avoid conflicts of interest


  • Communicate activities to appropriate leaders


  • Enhance Mount Michael's public image


  • Recruit other volunteer members