School Board Membership
|Saint Mary School Board Membership 2017-2018
Mr. Michael Gerst – Chair – Mr.Gerst, his wife Kyungsook Choi, and his sons Tyler and Eric have been members of OLOPP for 5 years. Prior to St. Mary School, his sons attended Assumption School in Atco and St. Stephen’s School in Pennsauken. He is a graduate of St. Stephen’s in Pennsauken, NJ as well as Camden Catholic High School. Mr. Gerst holds a BS in Accounting from Rutgers University, an MS in Finance from Drexel University and a CPA designation from the state of NJ. He has extensive experience in corporate accounting primarily working for Comcast in PA, DE and CA. Previously, he has volunteered as a Pennsauken school tutor, worked with the youth group at the Korean Catholic Mission in Cherry Hill, volunteer at Comcast Cares Day and has been an usher.
Mr. Timothy Guim – Tim and his wife Kelly have been married for over 13 years and are parishioners of Our Lady of Peace Parish. Tim and Kelly have one daughter who currently attends St. Mary School. Kelly also is an alumni of St. Mary School. Tim is a past President and active member of the Williamstown Sunrise Rotary Club. Tim has a degree in Computer Science with a minor in Business from Drexel University. Tim is the founder and President of PC Helpers and PCH Technology Group, IT Technology Companies located in Sewell. In addition Tim is an Eagle Scout.
Mrs. Debbie Gaidis – Debbie takes great pride in having attended Catholic schools her entire life. She attended St. Lawrence School in Lindenwold and is a 1984 graduate of Paul VI High School. Debbie completed her undergraduate studies in Elementary/Special Education at LaSalle University. She is a special education teacher at Williamstown Middle School and has been employed by Monroe Township Public School District since 1996. As a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish, a former CCD teacher, and the parent of three including two teenaged boys, Debbie is passionate not only about education, but the faith and morals that are instilled in our Catholic youth through our Church’s teachings. Debbie and her husband Pete have been married over 20 years and have three children. Their oldest son Peter is a graduate of St. Mary’s School and currently attends Paul VI High School. Brett is a graduate of St. Mary’s School and attends. Sarah Anne is their youngest and she currently attends St. Mary School. Debbie is a former member of the Williamstown Rotary Dinner Club where she was awarded Rotarian of the Year for 1997-1998. Debbie and her husband Pete have also hosted five international exchange students from Belgium, Argentina, Ecuador, Brazil and most recently Italy.
Mr. Robert Black – Bob and his wife Linda have been married for 20 years and have been members of St. Mary/Our Lady of Peace parish for over 15 years. They have three children, Bridget, Kathleen and Madeline who all attended St. Mary’s. Bob grew up in Upper Darby, PA and is a graduate of Monsignor Bonner High School in Drexel Hill, PA and a graduate of Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA (BS Business Administration). Professionally, Bob has worked for PECO Energy Company for over 33 years as a billing analyst. Bob has previously served as Captain of the PECO Men Of Malvern group. He has also participated in coaching activities for St. Mary’s sports program.
Mr. Fernandez Massenberg – Fernandez Massenberg lives in Williamstown, NJ and is married with two children. Both Willow and Logan attend Saint Mary’s School. Fernandez has worked in Law Enforcement for 26 years. Currently, Fernandez Massenberg is a Lieutenant with the New Jersey State Police.
Mrs. Andrea Clidy – Andrea has been happily married for over 10 years to her husband, John Clidy. They have 4 children: Milana, Sienna, Natalia and John Howard. They all are students of St. Mary’s School. Andrea and her family have been parishioners of Our Lady of Peace Parish for nearly 12 years. Andrea grew up in South Jersey and is a graduate of Woodstown High School. Andrea earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications with her concentration on Television Broadcasting with Minors in Business and Spanish from Widener University. Andrea had a successful career in Pharmaceutical Sales before becoming a Stay-at-Home Mom, raising her 4 children. She is also involved with helping a local charity that her husband has founded called “Giving Back”. This charity gives to needy individuals in City of Camden.
Mr. Manuel Cunanan – Manny and his wife Joanne have been married for over 13 years and are parishioners of Our Lady of Peace Parish. Manny and Joanne have three children who currently attend St. Mary School. Manny grew up in Rhode Island and is a graduate of Union College in Schenectady, New York. He has an MD degree from New York Medical College and had completed his Residency at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Alpert Medical School of Brown University and his Pulmonary/ Critical Care Fellowship at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. He currently practices in the South Jersey area. Manny and his family participate in various community service activities. In addition, they have assisted in the fundraising for Food Allergy Research and Education and Autism Speaks.
Mr. Philippe R. Coudrai, MS, VMD, CCRT – Phil is originally from Brooklyn, NY and has lived in NYC, Miami Beach, Alexandria, VA, Hackensack, Hartford, and Philadelphia before settling in South Jersey in 1990. He has a B.S. and an M.S. in Biology from University of Hartford and a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania in 1989. He is the owner of Winslow Animal Hospital since opening in 1999 and his interests are in orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation. Married to Lee, with two sons (Jean-Michel and Eric), both graduates of Saint Mary’s School. Other interests include cycling, collecting vinyl LP’s and vintage stereos and skiing.
Mrs. Linda Macera – Linda and her late husband, Anthony moved to Williamstown in 1999 and became parishioners of Our Lady of Peace Parish at that time. Linda has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Law/Justice from Rowan University. She is a Paralegal Administrator of a law firm in Haddon Heights and is member of the South Jersey Paralegal Association. Linda has one son, Michael who attended St. Mary School from second grade through eighth grade. Michael graduated from St. Mary School with high honors in 2014. He is currently a senior at Camden Catholic High School. As an alumni, Michael volunteers his time with his mother and attends Open Houses and various other events at St. Mary School.