Elaine Roffey - President jeroffey@tir.com
Elaine, her husband John, and daughter Julie moved from Michigan to Arizona and became members of St. Thomas Aquinas Church in 2009. Elaine is a retired educator. Her career included positions as a teacher, curriculum director, Federal and State grant director, and concluded with 13 years as an elementary principal. Residing in Michigan, is son Jay, his wife Pati, grandson Brady and his wife Kim.
Dawn Bjork - Vice President dawnleia8@gmail.com
Dawn and her husband Marc have been active parishioners of St. Thomas Aquinas Church since 2010. They live in Goodyear and their two children, Seth and Faith, attend STA. Dawn received her initial Sacraments through the St. Thomas Aquinas RCIA program in 2011, and has given back by teaching RCIA for the parish since then. Her husband Marc has been an active member in the Knights of Columbus since 2013. Dawn is an Assistant Principal for Apollo High School in Glendale.
Vivian Anadu - Secretary o_vanadu@msn.com
Vivian is a parishioner of St. Thomas Aquinas Parish and together with her husband and children have been active parishioners for over 10 years. Both daughters attend St. Thomas Aquinas Grade School. Vivian serves on the Usher and Eucharistic Ministries and is also a CORE member of the youth EDGE group at the parish. She works as an investment banker in Scottsdale and enjoys traveling, cooking and spending quality time with her family.
Tim Klei - Past President tklei@cox.net
Tim and his wife Jill, have been active parish members at St. Thomas Aquinas Church since moving to the Phoenix Valley from Florida in 2007. They live in the Verrado community and have three children. Luke attends Brophy Prep. Ryan and Madelyn, attend St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Grade School. Tim is a CEO at Allied Group Sales.
Trena Savageau - Board Member trenaf16@yahoo.com
Trena and her husband Ryan have been active at St. Thomas Aquinas Church and the Luke AFB Catholic Community since 2000. They are both in the Air Force and have been stationed in the area three times. They have two children at St. Thomas Aquinas Grade School, Colbie and Luke. Trena is a stay-at-home mom as well as a part-time Air Force Officer and F-16 Instructor Pilot with over 17 years flying in the military. She graduated from the United States Air Force Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and has a Masters of Arts degree from Liberty University in Counseling and Life Coaching.
Mark Shelby - Board Member Mark.shelby@cvshealth.com
Mark and his wife Julie have been parishioners of St. Thomas Aquinas since 2012. They have two children who attend St. Thomas Aquinas School, Mylo and Jovie. Mark is a pharmacist and works as a Director of Pharmacy Performance at CVS Health. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at Midwestern School of Pharmacy. Mark is member of the Wildcats Dad’s Club and the Catholic Leadership Circle. He is active in the community, supports local organizations, and participates in The Night of Hope and the Crosier events.
Tiffany Drejza - Board Member tiffanyd68@cox.net
Tiffany and her husband Greg have attended St. Thomas Aquinas Church since 2003. Tiffany is a Valley native and has actively sold real estate since 1989. She is currently an Associate Broker with RE/MAX Desert Showcase. Tiffany is a lector for the 7:00 AM Mass. Greg provides entertainment at the Wildcat Fish Frys. He is a singer and guitarist for Copper Sunrise. Their daughter Barbara is a past St. Thomas Aquinas student and now in high school. Son David is currently attending St. Thomas Aquinas.
Nichole Walker - Board Member nicholebwalker@hotmail.com
Nichole has taught in both public and Catholic schools for eight years, including STA, and teaches online college courses. She advocates for engaging and rigorous curricula, so students will leave STA as competitive, yet compassionate, service-oriented students. Nichole and her family were drawn to St. Thomas Aquinas because of the strong sense of community and quality Catholic education.
Kathleen Garverick - Board Member kgrady22@cox.net
Kathleen has been a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Parish since 2004 when she moved from Columbus, Ohio to Goodyear after marrying her husband Pat. Together they have two children, Maggie and Jack, who have attended St. Thomas Aquinas Grade School since 3 year-old pre-school. Kathleen volunteers for church and school, including for our new West Valley Catholic high school, St. John Paul II. Her work experience has included many roles in the business and corporate arena. Currently, she and Pat own Phoenix Beach, LLC, a federal tax law education business.