Staff Directory for 2016-2017

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Pastor William Shimkus
Principal, Chris Herold
Mrs. Ruth Gray, Business Manager

Teaching Faculty and Staff

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

Extended Care

Mrs. Deb Sorensen, Director
Mrs. Debbie Young, Extended Care Teacher
Ms. Sheila Bremer, Extended Care Teacher

Support Staff

Ms. Colleen Ishiyama, Admin. Assistant


Mrs. Pat Kunert
Mrs. Joyce Nitz
Mr. Dan Lorenz
Mr. Rod Wegener

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.