Faculty and Staff
|Mrs. Lucia Prince
Mrs. Lucia Prince
Lucia Prince has administered to students and families in the Diocese of Oakland for over 20 years as a teacher and principal. She attended Catholic elementary and high schools in the Archdiocese of San Francisco. Lucia earned her Master of Arts in Education degree from Concordia University, Irvine, her teaching credential from CSU Fresno, and her Administrative Credential from the University of California, Irvine. She is married with two grown daughters and enjoys reading, cooking, and traveling. She feels blessed to serve the community as the principal of Queen of All Saints School.
|Mrs. Megan French
Mrs. Megan French
Vice Principal and Middle School Social Studies
Megan French is Vice-Principal and teaches Middle School Social Studies. She received her BA, MA, Administrative Services Credential, Multiple Subject Teaching CredentialTeaching from St. Mary’s College. Megan believes that Iit is her responsibility to teach the whole student. She spends time with students preparing them for their next phase in life, which requires a strong academic as well as spiritual foundation. “Nothing brings me more happiness than seeing a student challenge themselves to learn a new subject or lend a helping hand around campus or within the Queen of All Saints community.
|Vice Principal and Middle School Social Studies|
|Father Neal Clemens||Pastor|
|Mr. Rodney Pierre-Antoine||Executive Director, Lumen Christi Academies|
|Mrs. Janet O'Connor||Finance / Bookkeeper|
|Mrs. Patricia Francisco
|Mr. Bill De Smet
Mr. Bill De Smet
Woodshop and Facilities Manager
Mr. Bill DeSmet is a lifelong Concord resident, born in Oakland Ca, and a proud member of Queen of All Saints School graduating class of 1968. Bill is married, has four children, and has been richly blessed with 14 grandchildren and counting. His retirement in 2012 provided him with the time and opportunity to employ his renaissance man pursuits as a volunteer at Queen of All Saints church which ultimately brought him back to the school campus.
He feels that it is a true joy to be here with a wonderful supportive staff, all the students, and several of his grandchildren. He looks forward to continuing to serve this community.
|Mrs. Kristina Spink
Mrs. Kristina Spink
Preschool Director & Teacher
Mrs. Spink attended California State University, East Bay where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Human Development with an emphasis in Early Childhood. She also holds an Associates Degree in Science from Diablo Valley College in Early Childhood Education. Following her CSUEB graduation, she spent 5 years in research at the Arts, Creativity, and Education Laboratory at the university as well. Mrs. Spink has experience in the Reggio Emilia Approach, Anti-Bias Curriculum, and in integrated classrooms with Special Needs. She has been teaching in the Early Childhood field for 10 years, has been at the Queen of All Saints Preschool since our 2018 inauguration, and has been a member of our school and church community since 2014.
Fun Fact: Mrs. Spink has 2 children, 6 siblings, and 48 cousins!
|Mrs. Tracy Martin
Mrs. Tracy Martin
Mrs. Martin attends Diablo Valley College where she holds an Associate Teacher certificate and is continuing her education in working towards her Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. She has been a parishioner of Queen of All Saints church for over a decade and has been an active member of our Faith Formation and Vacation Bible School program for many years. Mrs. Martin has been teaching in our Preschool program since 2019.
Fun Fact:Martin is a Troop Leader for a local chapter of the American Heritage Girls Association.
|Ms. Elise Cox
Ms. Elise Cox
|Ms. Sophie Hill
Ms. Sophie Hill
Ms. Sophie Hill attended Sonoma State for her teaching program and Cal State East Bay for her credential program. She joined Queen of All Saints in the 2019-2020 school year and is very excited to bring fresh ideas to the school. One of her visions as a teacher is to help every student feel proud of themselves and confident in who they are. She is passionate about mentoring at-risk foster youth in the area. She also loves to get her Fitbit steps in daily.
|Mrs. Stephanie Pacheco
Mrs. Stephanie Pacheco
|Ms. Lucy Akaba
Ms. Lucy Akaba
Ms. Lucy Akaba attended San Francisco State University for her undergraduate degree and received her Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from St. Mary's College. She grew up in the Bay Area and attended local Catholic schools growing up, including Carondelet High School. She believes in creating a positive classroom environment where all students feel welcome, appreciated and safe. She is so happy to be a part of the QAS family!
|2nd Grade||Classroom Site|
|Mrs. Mary McMillan
Mrs. Mary McMillan
Mrs. McMillan began her first year of teaching three years ago. She graduated from St. Mary's College credential and Masters programs. Originally from Southern California, she grew up with sunshine and Catholic school education, and knew from a young age that she wanted to be a teacher. She is the oldest of three children, and her mom is also a Catholic school teacher. She absolutely loves children, and is excited to have found her home teaching third grade at Q.A.S. She wants all students to come to school each day and feel safe, cared for, and know their value as scholars.
|3rd Grade||Classroom Site|
|Mr. Carlos Santana
Mr. Carlos Santana
In his 4th year here at QAS, Mr. Santana loves being in Catholic Education. As a product of a Diocesan School, Mr. Santana has always wanted to teach in a Catholic School. As a part of his philosophy, Mr. Santana loves what Queen of All Saints provides for students: academic excellence, faith, equity, and community. Mr. Santana graduated from Saint Mary's College of CA in 2016, and obtained his Multiple Teaching Credential in 2017. Go Gaels! On his off time, Mr. Santana loves to travel, spend time with his friends, and play basketball!
|4th Grade||Classroom Site|
|Ms. Chelsea Ouimet
Ms. Chelsea Ouimet
|Mr. Luis Ordaz
Mr. Luis Ordaz
Mr. Ordaz was born in the Bay Area but raised in Los Angeles. He's been a barista, an actor, a singer, a plumber, a carpenter, and a traveling salesman. For the past five years, he has been a middle school and high school English teacher in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and in the Diocese of Oakland. He is incredibly thankful for the opportunity and gift of being a catholic school teacher at Queen of All Saints School.
|6th Grade||Classroom Site|
|Mr. Roberto Perez
Mr. Roberto Perez
7th Grade Homeroom
Roberto Perez began his teaching career at Queen of All Saints in 2012. He teaches Middle School Science and STEM. Mr. Perez believes that all children are unique and have something special that they can bring to their own education. It is his desire to create a type of atmosphere where students can meet their full potential. He assists students to express themselves and accept themselves for who they are, as well as embrace the differences of others. Teaching is a process of learning from your students, colleagues, parents, and the community. “Teaching is a lifelong process and I am excited to be learning something new every day.”
|7th Grade||Classroom Site|
|Mrs. Megan French
Mrs. Megan French
8th Grade Homeroom, Religion & Jr High History
Megan French is Vice-Principal and teaches Jr. High Social Studies. She received her BA, MA, Administrative Services Credential, Multiple Subject Teaching CredentialTeaching from St. Mary’s College. Megan believes that Iit is her responsibility to teach the whole student. She spends time with students preparing them for their next phase in life, which requires a strong academic as well as spiritual foundation. “Nothing brings me more happiness than seeing a student challenge themselves to learn a new subject or lend a helping hand around campus or within the Queen of All Saints community.”
|8th Grade Homeroom, Religion & Jr High History||Classroom Site|
|Mrs. Theresa Davis
Mrs. Theresa Davis
Mrs. Davis has been a Music teacher at Queen of All Saints School for over 25 years. Growing up in the Catholic education system, she understands and appreciates the value it brings to young students. She believes, along with faith formation, children learn best in a safe, caring, supportive and motivating learning environment. She appreciates that each child is unique, and encourages and celebrates their differences and work to create an environment where children feel that they belong and are free to create and express themselves in a supportive classroom, while developing an appreciation for the Arts.
|Music Teacher||Classroom Site|
|Ms. Lori Johnston
Ms. Lori Johnston
Ms. Lori Johnston has been teaching art for over 25 years. Born and raised in the Bay Area, she attended college at San Diego State University where she majored in Art, studied graphic design at the California College of Arts and Crafts, and received her teaching credential from Chapman University. Lori is an extreme lover of all animals, especially horses and dogs. She has two beautiful children and four amazing grandchildren! “I love my job at Q.A.S. and plan to be here for a very long time!”
|Mr. John Schonder
Mr. John (Coach) Schonder
Physical Education Teacher
Coach Schonder has been working with children of all ages and abilities in a wide range of athletic disciplines since 1995. He takes a whole child approach to Physical Education focusing on five main components: Mind - Body - Spirit connection; Body movement, Breathing, and Mindfulness; Awareness of body mechanics, nutrition, and their connection to physical health; Communication and leadership skill development; and having fun! Preschool meets with Coach Schonder twice a week for 30-minute classes.
Fun Fact: When not at school or coaching at the pool, Coach schonder trains and competes in open water swims!
|Mrs. Cassandra Wick||Jr High Mathematics & K-8 Resource|
|Mr. Ron Minges||Instructional Assistant|
|Mrs. Kensey Mires
|Mrs. Susy Cano||Instructional Assistant|
|Mrs. Carla Malouf||Instructional Assistant|
|Mrs. Ann York||Instructional Assistant|
|Substitute Preschool Teachers|
|We also have two fully-qualified ECE substitute teachers, Ms. Suzy Cano & Ms. Carla Malouf.|