SPS Board Members

Monsignor Joseph Rosie, Pastor/Ex-Officio

Msgr. Joe was born in Trenton and reared in nearby Yardville. He graduated from Notre Dame High School in 1981 and enrolled in the College Seminary Program at Seton Hall University, St. Andrew's, followed by the North American College in Rome, the Pontifical Georgian University, with graduate studies in Moral Theology at the Alfonsianum (a part of the Lateran University in Rome). He was ordained to the priesthood in June of 1990. Msgr. Joe was parochial vicar at St. James Church in Red Bank, Red Bank Catholic chaplain, and then was transferred to St. Rose Church in Freehold. He received his first pastorate at Holy Trinity Church in Long Branch in 1998. In 2002, Msgr. Joe served in the Office of the Bishop under then-Bishop Smith as his priest secretary and Chancellor of the Diocese of Trenton, simultaneously working as the weekend assistant at St. Ann's Church, Lawrenceville. He became pastor of St. Paul, Princeton in 2011.

Mrs. Kim Clauss, Principal, Ex-Officio

Mrs. Shannon Rooney, Vice Principal

Mrs. Patricia Zinsser, Enrollment-Marketing Chair

Patricia Zinsser is a product of 16 years of Catholic education and holds a B.S. from St. Francis University (Loretto, PA) in Elementary Education, a M.Ed. from the College of New Jersey in Developmental Reading (K-12), and additional NJ State certification as a reading specialist (K-12), instructional supervisor (K-8) and curriculum coordinator (K-8). Her teaching experience spans grades K through 12 in NJ public schools, most recently in Princeton. For 23 years Patricia has volunteered in the Princeton community marketing various non-profits and schools: Chapin School, The Pennington School, The Lewis School, and the Auxiliary of Princeton Medical Center. She has held positions on various Boards of Trustees, Steering committees, Search committees, and is a Past- President of the Chapin Parents Association. She is an Alumni Class Representative for St. Francis University and Alumnae Reunion Chair for St. Mary of the Angels’ Academy (Haddonfield, NJ). A parishioner for 30 years, she resides in Princeton with her husband, Dan, and they have two grown sons, Matthew and Jonathan, both of whom attended CCD at St. Paul’s.

Mrs. Laura Sarubbi, Chairperson

Laura Sarubbi and her husband, Joe, have been parishioners of St. Paul's since 2000. Their triplet daughters are graduates of St. Paul School and juniors at Notre Dame High School.  Joe served as the Athletic Director for the Parish, is a current board member of the diocesan CYO, and still sits on the the St. Paul Athletic Committee.

Laura has been very involved in both school and parish life. Upon joining the parish, she became a teacher in the Religious Education program. She has supported the parish as a Eucharistic Minister and Lector, One8 Team Leader, supporting 8th graders as they prepare for the sacrament of Confirmation, and coordinated the Parish K-8 Golf Clinics. In 2008, she joined the school faculty, teaching in both the lower and upper school. She served the school in various capacities: Social Studies Curriculum Coordinator, Member of Academic and Catholic Identity Committees, PTA Legislative Coordinator and Middle States Accreditation Committee Member. Laura created the first Upper School Drama Club and served as its Director. She also guided 8th grade students and their parents with the high school selection and application process. Additionally, Laura helped create the school’s first Office of Admission and Advancement and served as its Director, supported the Marketing and Development Committees, as well as coordinated the school’s fundraising efforts. She also served as a committee member creating the School’s first preschool program.

Laura’s professional experience spans both educational and corporate institutions: School Director, Preschool through University faculty member, Family Life Educator,  Professional Development Coordinator, Systems Analyst and Project Manager. Currently, she is the Director of Enrollment Management at Notre Dame High School. She received her M.A. in Child Development from Montclair State University and her B.S in Information Systems from Pace University.

Mrs. Suzanne Eberhard, Finance Committee Chair

Mrs. Jane Chrnelich, Secretary/Academic Committee Chair

Jane Chrnelich is the chairman of the Academic Committee.  A product of Catholic education from elementary school through grad school, Jane has been involved with St. Paul School and Parish for over 30 years.  During the years when her 5 children were students at SPS, Jane  served in many PTA positions, including Legislative Chairman, Secretary and Ways and Means Chairman and is responsible for bringing the Shamrock Auction to SPS.  But her biggest love was being the SPS school nurse for almost 25 years.  Jane received her BSN from Marquette University College of Nursing and her MSN and Pediatric Nurse Certification from Seton Hall College of Nursing. 

Mrs. Eileen Hart, Vice chair/Catholic Identity

Eileen is the Vice Chair, and serves as Chairperson for the Catholic Identity Committee  of the School Board. Eileen previously served as St. Paul School as PTA President. She is currently teaching Religion at Notre Dame High School. Prior to her current teaching position, Eileen worked for the Office of Catholic Education in the Department of Evangelization and Parish Life as well as in the Office of Catholic Schools, where her most recent position was that of Coordinator for the Right of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) for the Diocese. A native of the Bronx, NY, Eileen has a BA from Pace University and an MA in Systematic Theology from ICSST at Seton Hall University. Eileen has been married to her husband, Bill, for 25 years and resides in Lawrenceville, NJ. Three of Eileen and Bill’s four daughters are graduates of St. Paul School.


Mr. Jay Pelikan, Facilities Committee Chair

Jay Pelikan, a Lawrenceville resident, is the Chief Estimator for Old Forge Builders Commercial Construction Division and will chair the St. Paul School Facilities Committee. A parent of students in Pre-K 4 and second grade. Mr. Pelikan is an active member of the Knights of Columbus #636 Princeton.

Mrs. Liz Truslow, Institutional Advancement

Liz is the chairperson of the Advancement Committee and is the mother of two current Saint Paul School students. In her professional capacity, Liz is Director of Development, Principal Gifts at Princeton University. She is a graduate of Rutgers University, where she earned a BA, MPA, and JD.

Liz, her husband Jim, and their children reside in Hightstown, New Jersey.

Mr. Jaysen LeSage, Technology Committee Chair

Jaysen is the Chairperson for the Technology Committee of the School Board. Jaysen’s professional experience includes many aspects of technology from various industries such as telecommunications, health care and education. Jaysen is currently the Senior IT Manager for the Dean of the College at Princeton University where he oversees a diverse portfolio of hardware, software, support and application development personnel.

Kate Miller, Stakeholder Engagement Chair

Kate Miller, of Lawrenceville, the Stakeholder Engagement Committee chairperson, is the parent of a St. Paul School Class of 2009 alumna and also a current eighth grader. She is a Senior VP, Executive Director for MRM/McCann a global digital marketing agency and has been with the organization for over 20 years and leads the Princeton office. In her time at St. Paul she has been active as a class parent, a member of the Marketing Committee, Shamrock Auction project lead, Ambassador Family, as well as active with TASK and other parish efforts. Ms. Miller is a graduate of Rosemont College.

Lisa Candella-Hulbert, Strategic Planning

Lisa Candella-Hulbert, a Princeton resident and a graduate of Seton Hall University, will chair the Strategic Planning Committee. She is serves on the Seton Hall University Alumni Board of Directors and is a past president of the St. Paul School PTA. A parent of a St. Paul Class of 2016 alumnus, she is currently a Broker-Associate of Berkshire Hathaway Fox & Roach Realtors in Princeton and is vice-president of the Mercer County Top Producers Association.