FACULTY & STAFF

Knoxville Catholic is blessed with a devoted faculty, committed to our mission that strives to teach the whole child through the Gospel as we prepare students to be Disciples of Christ.

The faculty comprises 62 full and part-time teachers, and six full-time guidance center staff, two of whom work exclusively with learning difference students. Sixty-eight percent of our team hold advanced degrees.

Leadership Team

Dickie Sompayrac

Dickie Sompayrac

President

Fr. Michael Hendershott

Fr. Michael Hendershott

Chaplain

Jane Walker

Jane Walker

Academic Dean

Orestes Pumariega

Orestes Pumariega

Dean of Students

Jason Surlas

Jason Surlas

Athletic Director

Joni Punch

Joni Punch

Director of Institutional Advancement

Pam Rhoades

Pam Rhoades

Director of Marketing and Communications

Megan Erpenbach

Megan Erpenbach

Director of Alumni and Events

Kat Coy

Kat Coy

Counselor, A-G

Bobbi Despard

Bobbi Despard

Receptionist

Kathy Ferowich

Kathy Ferowich

Receptionist

Jill Gilbertson

Jill Gilbertson

Director of Family Accounts

Dawn Harbin

Dawn Harbin

Librarian

Perry Harbin

Technology Coordinator

Tammy Hopson

Tammy Hopson

Guidance Secretary

Alison Jones

SAP Counselor

Suzanne Judd

Suzanne Judd

Registrar & Freshman Advisor

Melinda Kirk

Melinda Kirk

Counselor, H-N

Jennifer LaMattina

Jennifer LaMattina

Counselor, O-Z

Shannon Lutterman

Shannon Lutterman

Administrative Assistant to the President

Mary Ann Merrell

Mary Ann Merrell

Learning Center Secretary

Liberty Phillips

Liberty Phillips

Technology Integrator

Lynne Rucinski

Lynne Rucinski

Learning Center Specialist

Eunice Stearns

Eunice Stearns

Administrative Assistant to the Academic Dean

Officer George Thomas

Officer George Thomas

Resource Officer

Kelly Tillery

Kelly Tillery

Physical Plant Manager

Christina Walker

Christina Walker

Business Manager