ST. AGNES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
SCHOOL BOARD INFORMATION

The School Board meets regularly.

See our schedule and information below...

NOTES:​

  • If you would like to attend a board meeting, please contact the Board President or the Principal no later than one week in advance. Board Member contact information may be found below.
     

    • St. Agnes Principal: principal@stagneselementary.org
       

    • If you are not able to attend for whatever reason(s), meeting minutes are available for public viewing in the school office. They will also be uploaded to this page.

       

Board Members profiles are below.

Contact them about Board proceedings...


Board Members By Position:

 

PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD:​
 

​Name: Walt Bruns
Serving: 2019 - Present

Contact: walt@iwdist.com

Biography: Walt, and his wife Barb have been Ste Genevieve County residents and members at St Agnes Church since 1990. Their 3 kids, Erin, Rachel and Jared, attended St Agnes Catholic School and graduated from Valle Catholic High School. Walt completed the RCIA program in 1999. He has been a Farmington business owner for over 25 years. He was also part of a group that launched the St Agnes athletic programs over 15 years ago.

PRO TEM PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD:​

​Name: Ron Tucker
Serving: 2019 - Present

Contact: rtucker@bayless.k12.mo.us

Biography: After graduating from Valle Catholic High School in 1985, Ron obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications from Truman State University.  He also received a Bachelor of Science in Education, Master of Arts in Secondary Administration & Supervision, and a Specialist in Educational Leadership from Southeast Missouri State University. He serves as the Bayless School District Superintendent of Schools. Ron and his wife Sharon moved their family of four to Bloomsdale in 2006. All of their children either attended or currently attend the school. Ron is happy to assist the parish in providing St. Agnes students an exceptional, faith-filled, educational experience as a member of the school board.

SECRETARY OF THE BOARD:​
 

​Name: Debra Donze
Serving: 2019 - Present

Contact: debra@mwmktg.com

Biography: Debra graduated from Valle High School and has a 2 year accounting degree from Jefferson College. She has been married to Jim Donze for 40 years and has three grown children that all attended St. Agnes School, in addition to three grandchildren currently attending St. Agnes. Debra has served on the Valle School, Ste. Genevieve Hospital Foundation and the Ste Genevieve Chamber boards. She is currently serving on the Bloomsdale Catholic Foundation. Debra has worked at Mid-West Marketing for the last 25 years and has been the owner for the past 12 years. Debra wants to work to help with the continued success of St. Agnes School.

MEMBERS OF THE BOARD:

​Name: Ron Tucker
Serving: 2019 - Present

Contact: rtucker@bayless.k12.mo.us

Biography: After graduating from Valle Catholic High School in 1985, Ron obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications from Truman State University.  He also received a Bachelor of Science in Education, Master of Arts in Secondary Administration & Supervision, and a Specialist in Educational Leadership from Southeast Missouri State University. He serves as the Bayless School District Superintendent of Schools. Ron and his wife Sharon moved their family of four to Bloomsdale in 2006. All of their children either attended or currently attend the school. Ron is happy to assist the parish in providing St. Agnes students an exceptional, faith-filled, educational experience as a member of the school board.

 

​Name: Eric Emmett
Serving: 2022 - Present

Contact: emmett.eric@gmail.com

Biography: Eric is a St. Louis native who attended Shrewsbury Vianney High School and later graduated from the University of Missouri Rolla Engineering College where he started his career as an Environmental Engineer. Eric is currently the Senior Environmental Engineer on a team that is opening the first underground mine in Missouri in over 30 years, and the first Cobalt producing mine to ever be opened in the United States. He and his wife Tiffany have been active in the St. Agnes parish since 2016, and Eric was also a former PTO President for St. Agnes. They have two children, Christina and Thomas who both attend St. Agnes.


Name: Linda Lurk

Serving: 2022 - Present

Contact: 

Biography: Linda Lurk is a lifelong St. Agnes parishioner who also completed her first eight years of education at St. Agnes. After she graduated from Valle High School and then Southeast Missouri State, she began teaching at St Agnes- where she would enjoy a rich 35-year teaching career. She has 4 children that are also St. Agnes alumni. Though retired from full-time work, she continues teaching as a substitute teacher at St. Agnes and other schools in the area. She is additionally a charter member of Holcim’s Citizens Advisory Committee and a charter board member of the Bloomsdale Catholic Foundation. 

​Name: Cindy Fallert
Serving: 2022 - Present

Contact: 
 

Biography: Cindy is a long-time resident of Bloomsdale, though originally from Crystal City. She moved to Bloomsdale after finishing college at Southeast Missouri State, where she obtained a degree in elementary education with an emphasis on early childhood. She quickly snagged the opening at St. Agnes for the third grade teacher position, and has been here at St. Agnes ever since! She has taught first, third, and fourth grades in the past. Currently, she teaches 5-8 grade science and is the 8th grade homeroom teacher.