School Administration


Mr. Michael Motyl, President

Mrs. Melissa Valadez, Principal  principal@sja

Ms. Natasha Lopez, Dean of Students 

Saint Joseph Academy is privately owned by the Marist Brothers of the Schools. Ultimate authority is vested in the Brother Provincial Superior for the Marist Brothers Province of the Holy Family (USA Province) and his Provincial Council who constitute the Board of Trustees for Saint Joseph Academy. The academy is managed locally by the President and Principal, who are appointed by the trustees. The President is the Chief Executive Officer of the school and the Principal is the Chief Operating Officer. The trustees likewise appoint a local School Board that is charged with promoting and preserving the mission of Saint Joseph Academy.

Executive Officers

Barron, Donna
Vice President of Advancement and Alumni Affairs


Martinez, Marcia


Patriarca, John
Chief of Maintenance Operations


Valadez, Melissa


Villarreal, Tino
Director of Athletic Programs



Lopez, Natasha
Dean of Students

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