The mission of the Crusader Nation Parent Association is to enhance the experience of all students and parents at St. Michael's Catholic Academy.  Crusader Nation is a dedicated group of parents who work with the school's administration to build community across the entire school. In doing so, Crusader Nation endeavors to hep grow school spirit and broaden support of all extracurricular programs at St. Michael's. 


Who we are

St. Michael's Crusader Nation Parent Association supports three main ideas:
  • Build community
  • Develop structures and processes to invite and involve our parents in the mission and life of the school
  • Ensure that every student’s interest is supported and equally valued

Our Leadership Committee

President: Keili Smith
President-Elect: Vanessa Tufto
Secretary: Wendy Mackey
Marketing and Promotions: Krista O'Malley
Athletics: Stephanie Lemke
Fine Arts: Nerissa Sardi
Community Building: Kirstin Howren and Christy Zimmerman
Sub-Committee Chairs
Crusader Classic Golf Tournament: Laura Keyes
Spirit Wear: Kerry Barber
Teacher Appreciation: Tiffany Sims
Class Representatives
FreshmanRebecca Turbeville 
Sophomore: Laura Keyes
JuniorDawna Cekuta
Senior: Colleen Urry

Ex Officio Members:
Past President: Lilly Lane
School Liaison: Cristina Feldott    

Our Team Leaders

Sub-Committee Leaders with their Board member report shown in parenthesis:
  • Christmas Collection (Treasurer): Kelly Dehner
  • Drama (Fine Arts): Michelle Phillips & Catherine Manley
  • Film (Fine Arts): Madeleine Marco
  • Poinsettia Sale Chairs, Christy Zimmerman, Krista O'Malley & Kristen Eichorst
  • Spirit Wear: Krista O'Malley
  • Teacher Appreciation: Sandy Mikell