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.

Eric Ammons
Mercy Hospital Jefferson

Denise Dix 
Coldwell Banker Gundaker

Darin Basler
Chairperson of the Board
Certified Financial Planner/ Branch Manager
Raymond James Financial

Nancy Foy

Chris Eggert
Procurement Continuous Improvement
Energizer Holdings

John Lamping '01 
Enterprise Bank & Trust
VP Relationship Manager

Dr. Butch Jones
Jones Animal Health Clinic

Lucas Null '03
General Counsel and Business Manager at David J Stansfield, D.O., LLC

Fr. Dan Shaughnessy
St. Joseph Parish-Imperial

Tim Surdyke '83
Tim Surdyke's Gold Star Harley-Davidson

Rick Vest '76
Vest Benefit Solutions

Sandy Vest '78
State Farm Insurance

Sue Vogt '78
Secretary of the Board
NextStep for Life, Inc.


Emilie (Franke '03) Ayers
PMO - Market Activation for America's Organic Growth Strategy
Cushman & Wakefield


Travis Bannes '10 
Sales Innovation Specialist


Ex Officio Members

Jim Lehn
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