Board of Directors

The board by its nature is consultative to the administration and operates with limited jurisdiction. The function of the board shall be for the exercise of shared responsibility for fulfillment of the mission as a center of evangelization and excellence in Catholic education. The board shall provide leadership assistance in developing policies for the school’s operation and maintaining excellence in academic programs intended to direct students towards a conscious choice of living a responsible Catholic life.


Rick Vest ‘76
Chairman of the Board
Vest Benefit Solutions

Darin Basler
Vice-Chairman of the Board
Certified Financial Planner/ Branch Manager
Raymond James Financial

Karen Studyvin
Secretary of the Board
Staff Development Educator
St. Anthony’s Medical Center

Eric Ammons
Mercy Hospital Jefferson

Tiffany Charleville
Sapaugh GM Country  

Dr. Jeff Draves
Founder/Family Practice Physician
Draves Family Practice 

Mike Minicky
Compliance Assistance Specialist
Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Debra Politte
Dieb Enterprises 

Randy Russell
Regional President
Midwest BankCentre  

Fr. Dan Shaughnessy
St. Joseph Parish-Imperial

Tim Surdyke ‘83
Surdyke Harley-Davidson

Sandy Vest ‘78
State Farm Insurance


Ex Officio Members

Fr. Edward Nemeth
Executive Director of the Board
St. Pius X High School

Karen DeCosty ‘93
St. Pius X High School


Board of Directors Standing Committees

  • Nominating
  • Academic/Student Life
  • Strategic Planning
  • Facilities
  • Catholic Identity
  • Advancement
  • Finance

Each committee is chaired by a Board member and committee membership is open to members of the wider St. Pius X community.


St. Pius X High School Board of Directors Constitution

Board Constitution.pdf