Staff

Anne Attea

Director of Formation and Social Justice

I work with both our English-speaking and Spanish-speaking parishioners and in all faith formation and sacramental preparation programs. And I direct our parish Social Justice efforts.

Mary Ballariel

Executive Assistant to the President

Patrick Cassidy

Music Director

I enjoy the rewards and challenges of creating a weekly musical tapestry mirroring our complex and richly diverse congregation! While my main focus is the 9:30 Sunday mass in English, I am in close collaboration with our Saturday English and Sunday 11:30 Spanish-speaking musicians. Our bilingual unity masses are a highlight!

Margaret Conroy

Volunteer Manager

As the Volunteer Manager I engage with parishioners, parents, parish affiliate members, corporate partners and the broader community to support our parish, scholars, teachers and admin staff in the schools/classrooms through varied volunteer program opportunities.

Gerardo Escamilla

Director of Pastoral Care and Outreach

Melina Garcia

Finance Director

I’ve been an employee of Ascension’s Finance Department since 2009. As Finance Director, I manage the Finance Department and the accounting functions of the Parish and the three schools of Ascension Catholic Academy. I have over 33 years of experience in accounting which also includes 23 years of management and supervisory experience plus 15 years of Human Resources and Payroll experience. I also have over 20 years of experience working with multiple entities within the same company or non-profit organization.

Linda Goynes

Pastoral Outreach Assistant

My job is to organize and set up funeral lunches, work in the food shelf, keep the candles in church fresh, work in the Peace Garden, cook dinner the third Saturday of every month for the Older and Wiser Supper Club, and give out bread and sweets at the end of Mass every Sunday.

Alison Keller

Human Resources

I am responsible for payroll, HR-related paperwork and record keeping, and Essential 3 for employees and volunteers. I am also in charge of key fobs and automatic opens.

Judy Romanowich Smith

Communications Manager

I oversee communications, including websites, social media and all publications, at Ascension Parish and Ascension Catholic Academy.

Delfino Soledad

Buildings Plant Manager

I have worked at Ascension Church since 2007. I’m the Buildings Plant Manager, who takes care of security, maintenance and repairs of the entire campus.

Laura Wagner

Chief Advancement Officer