Board of Trustees

 

Jim Beckman - Board Chair
A more than 20-year veteran of youth ministry, Jim has served in various roles of leadership in youth ministry on local, regional, and national levels. Jim was the Founder and Executive Director of ImpactCenter, a youth minister mentoring and training organization that served dioceses all over the country. Jim has developed Catechetical and youth ministry training resources for years, and has served as a trainer for many national organizations, including Franciscan University, Life Teen, and the National Service Committee. Jim is a nationally-known speaker and trainer. He serves on the editorial board and is a frequent contributor for Formed Magazine, and has contributed articles to other publications: St. Anthony Messenger Press, New Covenant Magazine, and Our Sunday Visitor. Jim is also the author and founder of YDisciple, a series of teen discipleship and leadership formation resources. Jim and his wife, Meg, live in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, with their five children: Aaron, a graduate of BMHS, Claire, Daniel, Jonathan and Brian.

Jeff Donahue
Mr. Donahue is new to the BMHS board in 2014. He has one student attending BMHS, a junior, and his wife is a teacher within the Archdiocese of Denver. Jeff has been the president of the BMHS Booster Club since 2011 and has been an active participant and volunteer in various events within the BMHS community. After graduating from Regis Jesuit High School, he received his undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona and his graduate degree from Arizona State University. Jeff is a Financial Advisor and owner of Donaco Financial Services. Jeff and his family live in Denver.

Annie E. McBournie
Annie is a native of Colorado. She attended Blessed Sacrament elementary and Machebeuf (now Bishop Machebeuf) High School. She then went to Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. She worked at Regis University in the Development department in Corporate, Alumni and annual fund giving and then went on to The Children’s Hospital Foundation and worked in major gifts and did some planned giving work. Taking a short break from non-profits, she helped patent a product in the gift industry and ran her own company. After selling that she went on to start another business in the security monitoring business. In 1997 she took a short break to be home with her kids. In 2005 Annie and her dad Vince Schmitz started the Schmitz Family Foundation. They began scholarship funding for families in 5 schools and are now in 41 schools statewide giving about $1 million annually in Colorado. Annie is currently the President of the Foundation.  Annie has served on numerous committees around town for various organizations and has served on boards including the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Nutrition Board, Mount St. Vincent’s Home and ACE (Alliance for Choice in Education). She is currently on the board for Seeds of Hope.  Annie and her husband Dean have 4 kids ranging from 12-19.

Fr. Jose de Jesus Garcia-Pedreguera
I am 42 years old and originally from Orizaba Veracruz, Mexico. I am oldest of three children and the only son in my family. Before coming to the seminary I finished a degree in Pharmacy from the State University of Veracruz (1996) and I was working when the Lord called me to the priesthood. I entered the Redemptoris Mater Archdiocesan Missionary Seminary of Denver in the year 1999. During my time in the seminary I did some missionary work (3 years) in Oregon State and Hawaii. I was ordained to the Diaconate September 27, 2008 and to the priesthood May 16, 2009. My first assignment was in the Parish of St. Augustine in Brighton, CO (2009-2010) . After that, I was sent to the western slopes to the Parish of St. Clare of Assisi in Edwards, CO (2010-2013). I am now being called to be the shepherd of St. James Catholic Church and Catholic School. This is a great honor and responsibility.

 

Malissa Murdock
Malissa Murdock, originally hails from Saint Charles, Missouri, and is the CEO/President of Stephenson's Office Systems, Inc., a 24-year environmentally conscious company that provides office design, space planning, and engineering and construction management services. Malissa's company is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Entrepreneur of the Year, the Mountain Award, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Excellence in Business Award and the Minority Enterprise Firm of the Year. 

Malissa's son, Antonio, graduated in 2012 as BMHS class president and her daughter, Marissa, graduated in the class of 2016. Malissa has served and been actively involved on numerous boards, commissions, and organizations including, Big Sister of Colorado, Whiz Kids, mentor programs, a host for an International student, vice chair of the Aurora Human Relations Commission, panel advisor for Working Mothers Magazine and a former board of trustee member at her church. Malissa enjoys volunteering, cooking, interior design, fashion consulting, travelling and spending time with her extended family. Malissa and her family are members of New Hope Baptist Church in Denver, Colorado. Malissa is married to Wilbon (Doc) Murdock and her family resides in Aurora, Colorado.

Deacon Marc Nestorick
This is Deacon Marc's second year as Principal of Bishop Machebeuf High School. While Deacon Marc Nestorick begins his second year as the Principal of Bishop Machebeuf High School, he is entering his 18th year as a school leader. Deacon Marc has now served as the principal for all grade levels from preschool through 12th grade. He grew up in the Baltimore/Washington DC area. He attended the Catholic University of America, where he not only earned his degree in Social Studies/Secondary Education, but also met his wife Pattie. Deacon Marc and his wife both started their educational careers volunteering as teachers on the Navajo Reservation in Thoreau, New Mexico at the Saint Bonaventure Indian Mission. After volunteering for a year at the Catholic mission school, Deacon Marc then worked in the public schools in Gallup (New Mexico), Littleton (Colorado), and Jefferson County (Colorado). In addition to his work as an educator, he was ordained a permanent deacon with the Archdiocese of Denver in the summer of 2015. Deacon Marc and Pattie have four children ranging in age from three to twenty. Outside of work and formation, Deacon Marc enjoys camping, cooking, home repairs and handiwork.

Christopher O. Blum, Ph.D.
Christopher O. Blum, Ph.D., is the Academic Dean of the Augustine Institute's Graduate School of Theology.


Michelle LaRosa

Terry Peltes
Terry is a Private Equity CEO and he has led the successful growth, transformation and sale of several highly leveraged PE backed Portfolio Companies. In addition to his corporate roles he is an adjunct professor and guest lecturer at the Daniels College of business at the University of Denver and he speaks on the topic of management and leadership to business groups across the country. He is also a principle in a Corporate Strategy consulting firm.

Terry sits on several corporate boards and consults with Private Equity and Venture Capital Groups around the country to develop specific strategic and financial strategies for the growth and development of their portfolio companies. Terry holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and he is a Certified Public Accountant. He studied at the Harvard Business School and is a member of the HBS Alumni Association, he holds advanced certificates in Corporate Strategy and Innovation from the MIT Sloan School of Management and graduate certificates in Marketing and Sales from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University where he earned the distinction of Executive Scholar.  

He served as a member of the Board of Examiners for the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award and Terry is certified in both Six Sigma and Lean Methodologies. He is a member of The Academy of Management (AOM), The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), The Turnaround Management Association (TMA), The Strategic Account Management Association (SAMA), and The American College of Executives (ACE).  

Terry and Caroline have two daughters Maya and Emma and they are active parishioners at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Centennial.

Ex-Officio Members
Mr. Kevin Kijewski - Superintendent, Office of Catholic Schools
Ms. Pat Nelson - Business Manager