Staff Directory for 2017-2018

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Pastor Terry Merrill, Interim
Principal, Chris Herold
Mrs. Ruth Gray, Business Manager

Teaching Faculty and Staff

Mrs. Christi Grumbo, Grade 7/8
Mrs. Kate Bergdolt, Grade 1/2
Miss Ashley Poindexter, PreSchool 3 & 4
Mrs. Vicki Brandt, Grade 3/4
Mr. Don Seleski, Grade 5/6
Mrs. Tia Lidstrom, Kindergarten

Extended Care

Ms. Sheila Bremer, Extended Care Director

Support Staff

Mrs. Colleen Ek Ishiyama, Admin. Assistant


Mrs. Pat Kunert
Mrs. Joyce Nitz
Mrs. Nany Mann
Ms. Amity Cunningham

Trinity Lutheran School’s faculty is among the most dedicated, faithful, creative, nurturing, enthusiastic, and impassioned educators in Portland. The entire TLS community — faculty and staff — are devoted to each student and their families, and consider it a blessing to be a part of TLS’s mission of high-quality Christian education.