Dr. Robin Maas, Chairman of the Board, Executive Committee Chair
Dr. Robin Maas is the Director of the Women's Apostolate to Youth (WAY), founders of Angelus Academy. At the time of her professional retirement in 2000, she was serving as Academic Dean and Professor of Spirituality at the John Paul II Institute for Studies in Marriage and Family in Washington DC. Prior to that she taught Christian Education at Wesley Theological Seminary. Her PhD in Religion and Religious Education is from The Catholic University of America. She also holds graduate degrees from Wesley Theological Seminary in DC (Master of Theological Studies) and the University of Makerere in Uganda (Master of Sociology). Her B.A. is from Principia College in Illinois. Dr. Maas is married, the mother of three children and the grandmother of seven. She is a member of St. John the Beloved Parish in McLean, VA and has served on the Board since its inception.
Jane Adkins, Executive and Development Committees
Jane Adkins, a member of the Women's Apostolate to Youth for nineteen years, has served Angelus Academy as Founding Principal, Secretary/Treasurer of the Board of Directors, and member of the Board of Trustees since its founding in 2000. Jane is the product of a strong Catholic formation provided by the Sisters of Charity and the Third Order Franciscan Sisters. She has her BA (in Social Studies/Elementary Education) from Ladycliff College, Highland Falls, NY, and has done graduate work at Trinity College, Washington, DC.
Jane's extensive teaching experience includes teaching for the Archdiocese of Newark and the Diocese of Arlington, as well as assignments in several states and in Germany. While living in Middletown, Ohio, she founded a preschool program for the YMCA that included instruction in gymnastics, swimming, and a Montessori-based education. Jane retired from active teaching and administration in June 2007. She and her husband COL (retired) Charles P. Adkins have three grown sons and six grandchildren. The Adkins are active members of Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Alexandria, VA.
Tim Hurley, Financial Committee Chair, Executive Committee
Tim Hurley joined the Angelus Academy board of trustees in 2007. The father of five, all of whom are enrolled either in Angelus Academy classes or programs, Tim has been a staunch supporter of Angelus Academy from the beginning. His wife, Tricia has been a vital part of the school's "Little Messengers" pre-school program. Tim grew up attending Catholic schools in the Diocese of Arlington. After receiving his BS in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech in 1993, he went to work at Shirley Contacting Company, LLC, a heavy highway and infrastructure company in Lorton, Virginia. In 2000 he received an MBA from George Mason and today serves as Vice President of Shirley running its Metro Earthworks division which specializes in earthwork and site development projects. The Hurleys live in Prince William County and are active members of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Lake Ridge, VA.
Carlos Nalda, Facilities Committee Chair
Carlos Nalda joined the Angelus Academy Board of Trustees in 2009. A product of Catholic education (St. Mary's School in Annapolis, MD), he and his wife Sioban chose Angelus Academy for their four daughters because of the school's strong commitment to faith and challenging academic curriculum. Carlos is a native Washingtonian who received an undergraduate degree in International Relations from The American University and a law degree from The George Washington University Law School. He is an attorney in the Washington DC office of Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, and is involved in numerous professional and community activities, including at his home parish, Holy Spirit in Springfield, VA.
Robert Laird, St. Raymond of Penafort Parish Representative
Bob Laird graduated from the United States Military Academy with a B.S. in Engineering and later completed an M.S. in Physics and an M.S. in Nuclear Engineering at Penn State. After serving in the Army for 22 years, he worked at the Family Life Office of the Arlington Diocese where he was named Director in 1999. There he began a young adult program, to include the popular “Theology on Tap;” as well as Project Rachel and Gabriel Project. In 2005, he became the Executive Director of Tepeyac Family Center, a non-profit, pro-life OB-GYN practice in Fairfax, VA and shortly afterwards, the Executive Director of Divine Mercy Care, bringing Catholic health care to Northern Virginia. In semi-retirement, he currently is the President of the Cabrini Center for Catholic Health Care, teaches Physics with The Princeton Review, and is the Manager of the Catholic High School Honors Program. He and his wife, Gerri, have taught NFP with the Couple to Couple Leage (CCL) since 1984. He serves on several boards to include Angelus Academy. He and Gerri have five children and live in Lorton, Virginia.
Jody Mondoro, Secretary
Jody Mondoro is a native of Northern Virginia and a graduate of Bishop O'Connell High School. She received a BA in History and Education from the College of William and Mary and taught in the Diocese of Arlington for three years before deciding to stop teaching full-time and stay home with her children. For the past eleven years she has been developing and directing the Little Messengers Preschool Program. Jody has been a member of the Women's Apostolate to Youth for many years and has been involved with Angelus Academy from its inception. She, her husband and eight children are parishioners of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton parish in Lake Ridge, VA.
Barbara DeWolf, Mission Director, Executive Committee
As a member of the Women's Apostolate to Youth, the founding organization of Angelus Academy, Barbara DeWolf has been on the Board of Angelus Academy since the school's opening in 2000. She has taught first and third grades, seventh grade religion, served as Vice Principal, and is currently the Mission Director, the liaison between the Women’s Apostolate to Youth and the School. Barbara holds a Bachelor's degree from Boston State College. The DeWolf family traveled around the country and overseas as her husband served with the United States Air Force for 29 years. The DeWolf's, parents of three and grandparents of eleven, are now parishioners of St. Raymond of Penafort Parish. The couple's youngest daughter is a proud graduate of Angelus Academy.
Lisa McCrumb, Faculty Representative and Recruitment Committee
Lisa McCrumb is involved with Angelus Academy as a teacher, trustee and parent. She began teaching 1st grade in 2005 and joined the Board of Trustees in 2009 as the Faculty Representative. She is the mother of three children, two are young adults pursuing careers of their own; her youngest daughter, Allison, is a 2012 graduate of Angelus Academy. Lisa received her BS in Interdisciplinary Studies along with her PreK--6th grade teaching certification from Regent University. Prior to her career in education, she worked at the American Red Cross of the National Capital Area where her primary responsibility was helping military families with emergency assistance and managing the volunteers. Lisa and her family are active members of Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Alexandria.
Rich Boak, Finance Committee
Rich Boak joined the Angelus Academy Board of Trustees in 2009. He and his wife, Jackie, have five daughters and one son, and their children have attended Angelus Academy since 2001. They chose the school for the strong commitment to the Catholic faith as well as its strong academic curriculum. Rich is a Northern Virginia native who received an undergraduate degree in Accounting from James Madison University and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is currently Vice President, Business Management of Northrop Grumman's Defense Systems Division in Herndon, VA. Rich and Jackie are parishioners of St Raymond of Penafort Catholic Church in Springfield, VA.
Christa Hurley, Women’s Apostolate to Youth and Current Parents Representative
Christa Hurley grew up in Northern Virginia and attended elementary and high school in the Diocese of Arlington. After earning her degree in Elementary Education and History from the College of William and Mary, she taught for three years in a Diocesan elementary school. Christa has been a member of the Women’s Apostolate to Youth since college. She and her husband, Sean, have four children who have been involved in the Little Messengers preschool program and attend Angelus Academy. Christa taught 7th and 8th grade Religion at Angelus in its early years. She is involved in the Angelus Academy Mother’s Sodality and assists with the annual Gala and Auction, the school’s largest fundraiser. The Hurleys are parishioners at Queen of Apostles Church.
Joseph Ammirati, Principal
Before working at Angelus Academy, Joe Ammirati was a manager with Bradlees Department store, Blockbuster Video and a driver and Hazmat Specialist with Fedex.He has a BA in Politics from The Catholic University of America. Joe first became involved with Angelus Academy as a parent volunteer the year the school opened.He has been a teacher in Little Messengers Program, Kindergarten and Physical Education.He was the Vice Principal for four years before becoming Principal.Joe is also involved with CYO as a basketball coach and as an adult leader and coaches youth lacrosse.He is the father of four. His oldest daughter is a senior in college; his two sons are graduates of Angelus Academy; and his daughter Maureen is currently in the eighth grade.Joe and his wife Kathleen are parishioners of St. Raymond of Penafort in Springfield.
Angelus Academy is a Private Catholic School affiliated with the
Diocese of Arlington.
Angelus Academy is accredited by NAPC*IS (National Association of Private Catholic* & Independent Schools). Angelus Academy is a 501(3)(c) tax-exempt organization. All donations are tax-deductible.
Angelus Academy admits students of any race, color, national, or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national, or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic or other school administered programs.