School Advisory Board

Mission: The School Advisory Board serves in an advisory capacity to the Pastor of OLPH Parish and the Principal of OLPH School.
The School Advisory Board is charged with advising the School in matters of Marketing, Public Relations, Policy, Finance, Tuition and Fundraising.

Advisory Board Projects
• School Directory
• School Budget
• Parish Summit
• Teacher Gift (Christmas and Year-End)
• Catholic Schools Week
• School Ambassadors
• Tuition & Fees
• School Improvement Plan
• Committee Work

Time Commitment: The Advisory Board meets the second Monday of each month. Additionally, committee meetings occur once or twice a month.

School Advisory Board Elections

The following candidates have submitted their application for the 3 open Parent positions on the Board.
Voting will take place online and the link will be available on this page April 19-23.
One vote per parent/family/email.

List of 4 items.

  • Amy Bond

    Family Information
    Jordan Bond-husband
    Children: Addison-9 yrs./Gr. 3, Jack-6 yrs./K
    Number of years in the parish
    4 years. Moved from California to Glenview in Jan. 2017. I am a member of Guild 21 and helped create the first Movie & Mingle Night.
    Education Background
    Grew up in California in a small town, La Cañada Flintridge near Pasadena, home of the Rose Bowl
    B. B. A., University of San Diego (Jesuit School)
    M.B.A., University of Southern California, Marketing
    Marketing professional for over 20 years in sectors including Hospitality, Real Estate, Banking/Finance, and Healthcare.
    Currently VP of Marketing for Synchrony leading Healthcare Clients, including long-term and short-term strategy planning, PR, business development, account-based content & email marketing, paid digital & social lead gen, website, product launches, consumer marketing, and marketing client management & retention.
    Activities and Interests
    I am passionate about my family and I enjoy hanging out with my family & friends. I love to travel (prior to COVID). I enjoy Pilates and just started golf and paddle. I am guilty of watching reality TV including my family’s favorite, “Survivor.” And yes, don’t hate me, but as a California native, I do root for the USC Trojans, Lakers, and Dodgers at sporting events, but … I have grown to love going to Northwestern and Cubs games as well over my years in Chicago.
    Experience or Skills that may be useful for Board Committees 
    • Marketing communications and PR career experience
    • Fundraising for the American Heart Association, Pasadena Jaycees, and Jr. League of Pasadena and Jr. League of Orange County
    • Event planning and management across my career and personally
    • Strategic ideation, business planning and executional timelines 
    • CRM development via Salesforce and usage of Marketing Cloud and automated email journeys
    • Digital product builds and agile process including web sites, native apps, and digital payment products
    Reasons for wanting to serve on the Board
    I am a working mom, love my kids and am so grateful they attend OLPH and getting a spiritual education. When we moved to Chicago from California over four years ago it was a big change. The school and the parish have been incredibly supportive of our family over these years and I want to give back. We feel blessed by our friends and the community, (especially this past year with COVID). We have been impressed by the school and the Advisory Board and I hope to help continue to make this an incredible community and education for our kids.
  • Kelly Gill

     Family Information
    Tony Gill-husband
    Children: Grace-Gr. 4 and Patrick-Gr. 2
    Number of years in the parish
    7 years
    Education Background
    B. A., Accounting, University of Notre Dame
    Masters, Accounting, University of Notre Dame
    Tax Partner, Deloitte
    Activities and Interests
    • Guild 35 member for the last 7 years holding several positions, such as, Treasurer, Befriend a Family Chair
    • Golf Civic Association Treasurer for 2 years, helping to coordinate various community activities and events
    • When I am not at the rink watching kids’ hockey, you can find me attempting to garden in my backyard or crafting various projects
    Experience or Skills that may be useful for Board Committees
    As a tax and accounting professional I have an analytical approach to business affairs that will be useful in evaluating various financial matters for the school.  Additionally, my experience in leading teams and coordinating efforts to problem solve for clients has given me a set of skills that can help the Board continue to garner positive outcomes for the benefit of OLPH school.
    Reasons for wanting to serve on the Board
    We moved from District 34 to OLPH this year and instantly fell in love with everything OLPH!  This is a school that provides a hugely engaged faculty and parent community, of which we have jumped into with both feet.  I have been continually impressed with the level of support and commitment shown by the Board and believe I can help to continue that tradition.  I also think it would be great to increase the female representation on the Board.
  • Bill Macfadden

    Family Information
    Kilby Cantwell Macfadden-wife
    Children: Nora-9 yrs./Gr. 3, Mary-7 yrs./Gr. 2, Tommy-6 yrs./Gr. 1
    Number of years in the parish
    Kilby and I were married at OLPH in 2007. I went through RCIA that year at Old St Pat’s in the city, and then when we moved back to Glenview in 2011, and I officially became a parishioner at OLPH.
    Kilby has been a parishioner since being baptized at OLPH in 1982.
    Education Background
    B.S.B.A., General Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2005
    M.B.A., Business Administration, University of Chicago Booth School of Business 2015
    Senior Trader, Chicago Trading Company
    Activities and Interests
    Youth Soccer & Basketball Coach, Paddle Tennis, Indoor Cycling, (mediocre) Golf
    Experience or Skills that may be useful for Board Committees
           Currently serving as the Treasurer for the Glenview Public Library Foundation Board
           AYSO Regional Board Member
           Former member of the Glenview Long Term Planning Commission
    Reasons for wanting to serve on the Board
    I have been a part of the Glenview community my entire life. My parents grew up in the area, were married at OLPH, and moved my family to Glenview when I was 4 years old.
    Kilby and I moved to Las Vegas, Nevada for 2.5 years for work and during that time our children were in all-day private school. Upon returning to Glenview, we wanted to keep all of them in all-day school, and the easiest way to do that was to enroll them at OLPH. Candidly, when we made that decision, I figured it would be a solution for a year or two and we would move them to District 34 because that is where we went as children.
    However, I quickly discovered the spirit of community that makes OLPH so special. Our kids absolutely love going to school each and every day. They are Warriors through and through. I’ve been incredibly impressed with the teachers they have had because these educators are mission driven and truly care about our kids. I value that their school experience is grounded in their faith.
    Moreover, the way that the OLPH School community has banded together and responded to the challenges of the last year has inspired me to want to serve.

    Simply put, I feel compelled to volunteer to help sustain the institutions that I feel define our community and make it so special. OLPH is without question one of those institutions. I know my unique experiences will enable me to be of service to the school and the school community that means so very much to our family.
  • Thomas McGrath

     Family Information
    Spouse: Lauren McGrath

    Children: Charlotte age 7, 1st grade; Patrick age 5, Pre-K; Lucas age 3, Pre-K

    Number of years in the parish
    Almost 2 years
    Education Background
    B.S.B.A., Miami University-Richard T. Farmer School of Business, 1999-2003
    M.B.A., Northwestern University-Kellogg School of Management, 2011-2013
    Senior Wealth Advisor & Head of National 3rd Party Wealth Management Distribution - Segall Bryant & Hamill
    I am primarily responsible for business development and client service within Segall Bryant & Hamill's Wealth Management division. Prior to joining the firm, I was a Vice President within MSCl's analytics division. My responsibilities included consulting with asset managers and registered investment advisors (RIAs) across the Central United States on mission-critical investment issues, including investment differentiation, risk management, asset allocation and portfolio construction. Prior to MSCI, I was with Goldman Sachs Asset Management where I partnered with financial advisors at wirehouse firms, helping advisors with practice management, translating market data and trends and providing investment solutions. I started in the financial services industry in 2003.
    Activities and Interests
    Golf, Skiing, Running, Paddle Tennis
    Coaching kids' soccer
    Loyal Pittsburgh sports fan
    Experience or Skills that may be useful for Board Committees
    18 years experience in the financial services industry
    Certified Financial Analyst Designation, CFA
    Master of Business Administration, MBA
    Reasons for wanting to serve on the Board
    Typical to many young families in the Chicago area, our family made the move from the city to the suburbs in June of 2019. After an exhaustive search we picked Glenview as a community that best matched our family and faith-oriented values. OLPH was a key determining factor in our search as a high-quality Catholic Parish and School was very important to us.
    Although we have only been parishioners and school members for a short time, both have impacted our family significantly. Prior to the pandemic, we greatly enjoyed the 9:30am family mass in McDonnell Hall every Sunday where we got to meet other parish families. We also have a neighborhood "OLPH Group" we regularly organize activities with.
    All 3 of our children attend OLPH and our expectations have been exceeded from both an educational and cultural standpoint. Our first grader, Charlotte, continues to amaze us with the curriculum she is learning at only the first grade. Patrick, 5-day Pre-K, enjoyed school so much he asked to be enrolled in after school adventures. Pre pandemic, Charlotte enjoyed the basketball clinic and all 3 kids enjoyed the ice cream socials, PJ parties and various other activities we hope to resume when safe.
    All 3 kids have made great friends whom they interact with regularly outside of school. Our nanny, Dina, even met other caretakers during the preschool pick up and regularly organizes activities with the kids. We also were extremely impressed and grateful with the way the school handled the challenges presented by the pandemic. Overall, we are committed to OLPH and I would like to participate as a way to give back and ensure the strong culture, education and Catholic values remain in place or potentially strengthen for my children and generations to come.

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School Advisory Board President

Jeff Bottcher-President

Advisory Board Members

List of 10 members.

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    Jeff Bottcher 

  • Photo of Thomas Cronin

    Mr. Thomas Cronin 

  • Photo of Colin Gubbins

    Mr. Colin Gubbins 

  • Photo of Scott Humphrey

    Mr. Scott Humphrey 

  • Photo of Martin Kearney

    Mr. Martin Kearney 

  • Photo of Bobbie MacDonald

    Mrs. Bobbie MacDonald 

  • Photo of Mark Murnane

    Mr. Mark Murnane 

  • Photo of James Noteman

    Mr. James Noteman 

  • Photo of Carlo Santucci

    Mr. Carlo Santucci 

  • Photo of Brian Wynn

    Mr. Brian Wynn 

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