St. Monica Catholic School - Faith Family, Academics, and Service

School Commission

St. Monica Catholic School Commission

Parish school commissions in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis are considered "advisory" to the local pastor.  The Commission participates in the decision-making processes by formulating, adapting, and recommending policy to the pastor.  Responsibilities include planning, policy development, financial leadership, institutional advancement, public relations/community relations, marketing and enrollment management.  Members of the 2022-2023 School Commission are listed in the table below (year indicates beginning of service).  Please direct your questions for the School Commission to

Chair Fr. John McCaslin 317-253-2193 N/A
Principal Eric Schommer 317-255-7153 N/A
President Stephanie Mason   2020
Vice President     2020
Past President Mary Stumpf   2017
Secretary Alyssa Preddie-Allen   2019
Member Karla McLaughlin    2020
Member Don Henry    2020
Member  Nick Shanahan   2020
Member Michael VerKamp   2021
Member Nora Burkhart   2021
Member YOU   ?
Community Representative Greg Wright   2018

Meetings are generally held virtually until further notice at 6:30 PM on the third Tuesday of the month August through May; please email the current president at if you wish to attend an upcoming meeting.

In addition to the SMS Mission and Vision statements, all Commissioners shall have familiarity with and understanding of the following resources:

School Commission and Board Guide

School Commission Bylaws

Safe Parish Program

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form

School Commission Minutes

SMS Strategic Plan - Updated August 2022

SMS School Improvement Plan - Updated June 2022

St. Monica Catholic Church Annual Stewardship Report