St. Luke School Board of Specified Jurisdiction

  • The St. Luke Board of Specified Jurisdiction (BSJ) is comprised of community members appointed by the Pastor. The Board develops, proposes, and adopts policies that govern the operation of the School in accordance with guidelines set by the Office of Catholic Schools. The Board collaborates with the Pastor in hiring and evaluating the Principal, preparing the School budget, and promoting the School. Membership on the Board consists of at least nine appointed adult members who are selected for a term of three years. Members of the BSJ can be:

    • Parents
    • Parishioners    
    • Alumnae and parents of alumnae    
    • Leaders within the neighborhood, business, and professional communities    
    • Educators and educational administrators                   

    The BSJ is responsible for:

    • Ministry effectiveness which includes mission, vision, and faith-based core values
    • Participation in Institutional Advancement which includes development, communications, marketing, and enrollment management designed to attract human, financial and physical resources
    • Development of local policies that enhance and strengthen Archdiocesan policies which are enacted by the pastor and administered by the principal
    • Consultation to the principal in the development of a planning document in order to bring to reality the elements of the vision statement
    • Implementation of the Fiscal Management guidelines of the Archdiocese

    Standing committees within the BSJ:

    • Executive Committee (Comprised of Chairperson, Vice Chairperson and Secretary)
    • Marketing & Enrollment
    • Development
    • Finance       
    • Ministry 

    BSJ Meetings

    Meetings are typically held on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm in Waldron Hall. All meetings are open to the public. Please review the Visitor Protocol memo if you plan to attend a meeting.