This Advisory Board helps the school achieve excellence both institutionally and in its program for students. Comprised of community leaders, clergy members, key parent leaders, and alumni, the Advisory Board provides advice and counsel to the President, carries the school’s message to its many publics, and strengthens the school’s external relationships. Ultimate school governance is vested in the Roman Catholic Bishop of Fall River and his designee, the Superintendent of Schools.

Mrs. Denise Barker, P '16, '18, '22

Mrs. Denise Barker, P '16, '18, '22

Professional Photographer

Mrs. Denise Barker, P '16, '18, '22

Professional Photographer

Mrs. Denise Barker, P '16, '18, '22

Professional Photographer

Mr. Paul Birmingham

emeritus

Mr. Paul Birmingham

emeritus

Dr. James Boyle, P '20, '25 '27

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. James Boyle, P '20, '25 '27

Orthopedic Surgeon

Cape Cod Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, PC.

Mrs. Courtney Bridge, P '20

Financial Advisor

Mrs. Courtney Bridge, P '20

Financial Advisor

Advancement Committee Chair

Mrs. Jenn Canzano, P '16, '18

Mrs. Jenn Canzano, P '16, '18

Advancement/Admissions Director

Mrs. Jenn Canzano, P '16, '18

Advancement/Admissions Director

Mrs. Jenn Canzano, P '16, '18

Advancement/Admissions Director

Mrs. Canzano holds a B.A. from St. Anselm College and a M. Ed. from Providence College. Mrs. Canzano serves as Director of Admissions and Advancement for St. John Paul II School. She is a member of the school advancement and strategic planning committee.

Dr. Patrick Dillion, P '23, '26, '27

Superintendent of Schools

Dr. Patrick Dillion, P '23, '26, '27

Superintendent of Schools

Dr. Dillon is the Superintendent of Schools for the Uxbridge School District. He currently serves as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserves assigned as the Executive Officer for Port Security Unit 301 on Cape Cod. As a visiting Professor at Massachusetts Maritime Academy, he is a Capstone Advisor and Adjunct Professor within the graduate program in Emergency Management. He and his wife Lori live in Falmouth with their 3 children, Riely, Raegan, & Quinn.

Mr. Michael Doyle '13

Mr. Michael Doyle '13

Medical School Student

Mr. Michael Doyle '13

Medical School Student

Mr. Michael Doyle '13

Medical School Student

Michael graduated from JPII in 2013 as a member of the third graduating class where he received the "Spirit of Saint John Paul II" award. As a student at JPII he was active in performing arts, Student Council as well as the soccer and tennis teams. After JPII he attended Assumption College where he graduated with a major in biotechnology and molecular biology. He returned to JPII in 2017 to help create and lead the first year of JPIITV. He is currently a third year medical student at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine where he is pursuing a residency in emergency medicine.

Rev. Michael Fitzpatrick

Rev. Michael Fitzpatrick

Pastor, St. Francis Xavier Parish

Rev. Michael Fitzpatrick

Pastor, St. Francis Xavier Parish

Rev. Michael Fitzpatrick

Pastor, St. Francis Xavier Parish

Mr. John Fulone

Mr. John Fulone

Executive Banker

Mr. John Fulone

Executive Banker

Mr. John Fulone

Executive Banker

Mr. Fulone has worked in the banking industry for over 30 years. His broad experience includes executive and senior leadership positions in strategic planning, operations, marketing, and project management. He is also actively involved in the community, serving on a number of boards including Calmer Choice (Chair), Mashpee Community Television (Treasurer), Mashpee Planning Board (Chair), and the Cape Cod Association (Treasurer). He and his wife Sharon have lived in Mashpee 34 years, where they raised their 3 children.

Mr. Steve Hamel, GP '26

Mr. Steve Hamel, GP '26

Mr. David Holt

Mr. David Holt

Retired Commercial Banker

Mr. David Holt

Retired Commercial Banker

Mr. David Holt

Retired Commercial Banker

Mr. Holt holds degrees from Northeastern University and Williams College Graduate School of Banking. David recently retired after spending 50 years in commercial banking in both the greater Boston area and 13 years in Beverly Hills, California. He and his wife, Karen, have been strong supporters of private and Catholic school education sending their two sons through these programs which culminated in them graduating from St. John's Prep, Danvers, Pingree School, Hamilton, St. Michael's College, and Harvard College. Their grand-niece, Gabby, completed three years at St. Margaret's school graduating from the 2nd grade. She is excited and looking forward to enrolling in St. John Paul II School in the future.

Mr. Daniel Hughes, P '13, '15

Mr. Daniel Hughes, P '13, '15

Senior VP, Facts Mgt

Mr. Daniel Hughes, P '13, '15

Senior VP, Facts Mgt

Mr. Daniel Hughes, P '13, '15

Senior VP, Facts Mgt

Mr. Brian Hyde, P '19, '20, '21, '23, '24, '28

Business Manager

Mr. Brian Hyde, P '19, '20, '21, '23, '24, '28

Business Manager

Mr. Chris Keavy, P '16, '18

Mr. Chris Keavy, P '16, '18

ex officio, President

Mr. Chris Keavy, P '16, '18

ex officio, President

Mr. Chris Keavy, P '16, '18

ex officio, President

Mr. Keavy is the founding President/Principal of Pope John Paul II High School and, in 2013, was named Head of School of St. John Paul II High School and St. Francis Xavier Preparatory School.

He is a member of the Commission on Independent Schools of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, and has led numerous Visiting Committees at Catholic high schools throughout New England.

Previously, Mr. Keavy served as principal of Cleveland’s Padua Franciscan High School, a 1100-student school. He also taught and ministered in Catholic schools and service agencies in Detroit, Michigan.

Mr. Keavy holds a B.A. from Assumption College (Politics, Philosophy), an M.A. from Boston College (Philosophy), and an M.A. in Educational Administration from Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio.

Mrs. Elizabeth Kelley

Mrs. Elizabeth Kelley

ex officio, Prep Division Principal

Mrs. Elizabeth Kelley

ex officio, Prep Division Principal

Mrs. Elizabeth Kelley

ex officio, Prep Division Principal

Mrs. Kelley is in her 18th year at the Preparatory Division. A former English teacher, she currently serves as principal and study skills teacher. Mrs. Kelley is a graduate of Regis College and continues to work toward earning her Masters’ Degree in Catholic School Administration through the University of Dayton. She and her family are parishioners of St. Pius X Church.

Mrs. Pollyanna Lemos, P '20

Mrs. Pollyanna Lemos, P '20

Ms. Kathleen Mason '14

Ms. Kathleen Mason '14

Environmental Analyst

Ms. Kathleen Mason '14

Environmental Analyst

Ms. Kathleen Mason '14

Environmental Analyst

Kathleen graduated from JPII in 2014 before attending Colby College for her B.A., and the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University for her Master of Environmental Management (MEM). She has career experience in water quality management, land conservation, and environmental law and policy. Kathleen has recently returned to the Cape where she works as a Water Resources Analyst with the Cape Cod Commission. Kathleen's positive experience at JPII motivates her to ensure the success of St. John Paul II School, creation of dynamic and holistic students, and connection with alumni.

Mr. Lawrence McGrath, Esq., P '25

Mr. Lawrence McGrath, Esq., P '25

A licensed attorney for 28 years and a long time community and government affairs professional. Mr. McGrath served as President of the MA Deputy Sheriffs Association and Chief Deputy Sheriff in Suffolk County for over 10 years.  He also served on the Executive Staff of two Sheriffs and the Massachusetts State Auditor.  McGrath has led community relations efforts on several projects including Cape Cod.   He has served as statewide and Regional Director for political campaigns as well as many local, regional and national campaigns in various capacities.  Married to Mary McGrath and father to Owen currently an 8th-grade student at SFXP.

Ms. Elizabeth O'Brien, Esq., P '25

Ms. Elizabeth O'Brien, Esq., P '25

Mr. Richard Sullivan, GP '24

Chairperson

Mr. Richard Sullivan, GP '24

Chairperson

CPA, MST - Partner at Piccerelli, Gilstein & Company LLP

Dr. Peter Ubertaccio, P '20, '21

Dr. Peter Ubertaccio, P '20, '21

VP of Academic Affairs, Caldwell University

Dr. Peter Ubertaccio, P '20, '21

VP of Academic Affairs, Caldwell University

Dr. Peter Ubertaccio, P '20, '21

VP of Academic Affairs, Caldwell University

Ms. Mona Lisa Valentino, P '11

Ms. Mona Lisa Valentino, P '11

ex officio, HS Division Principal

Ms. Mona Lisa Valentino, P '11

ex officio, HS Division Principal

Ms. Mona Lisa Valentino, P '11

ex officio, HS Division Principal

Ms. Mona Lisa Valentino joined the school's administration team in 2012.

Previously, she taught science for ten years at Mashpee High School, including a summer web-based curriculum for science and English.  Ms. Valentino entered the education field following a career marketing for Digital Equipment Corporation and Compaq Computer Corporation.

She earned her undergraduate degree from Fairfield University and her Master's Degree from Lesley University.  Ms. Valentino and her daughter, a 2011 graduate of Pope John Paul II High School, worship at Christ the King Parish in Mashpee.

The Hon. Therese Wright, P '20

District Court Judge

The Hon. Therese Wright, P '20

District Court Judge

Judge Wright was appointed as a judge of the District Court Department of the Massachusetts Trial Court in 2006. She currently serves as a Regional Administrative Judge and sits in the Barnstable District Court. A graduate of Northeastern University School of Law, Judge Wright spent the majority of her career, prior to her appointment to the bench, as an Assistant District Attorney for Plymouth County. She has served as a lawyer coach for the JPII Mock Trial Team for four years and is a proud parent of a graduate of SFXP and JPII.