Administration

Our Staff Members

Robert C. Boyd

Principal • Administration

Robert C. Boyd

Principal • Administration

Institution(s) and Degree(s): BA Valparaiso University – Indiana; Colloquy and MA in School Administration both from Concordia University – Chicago

Licensing: Florida Educational Leadership (All Levels) through July 2022

Work History: I served previously at five different Lutheran schools in Detroit, the Chicago suburbs, upstate New York, rural Illinois and Fort Wayne, IN. My early working career was in food services management.

Years at SPLS: I am completing my tenth year as principal at SPLS.

Favorite Scripture: The whole of Isaiah 53.

Why are you drawn to/continue in ministry at SPLS?: As we reach out in mission and discipleship training I see daily the impact we have on the lives of students and their families.

What do you love about Lakeland/central Florida?: We have come to enjoy the people most of all (students, church and school co-workers, parents and families, St. Paul Lutheran parishioners).

Family Info or Interesting Fact about You: Mrs. Boyd and I have been married over 40 years and have four amazing sons, two daughters-in-law, and the best little granddaughter ever. I enjoy music, vintage cars, and up-cycling furniture.

Dr. Kelly Oglialoro

ECEC Director • Administration, ECEC and Pre-K

Dr. Kelly Oglialoro

ECEC Director • Administration, ECEC and Pre-K

Dr. Kelly Oglialoro

Institution(s) and Degree(s): Florida Southern College – Early Childhood Education, BS; University of South Florida – Reading Education, MA; Southeastern University – Curriculum and Instruction, EdD

Licensing: Florida Teaching Certificate with areas in Early Childhood Education, ESOL endorsed, Reading; DCF staff credential and director’s credential

Work History (highlights, so you can leave out the summer gig at Dairy Queen): 14 years in education serving students in first grade, PreK4, second grade, and kindergarten.  Currently I am the Early Childhood Director at St. Paul.

Years at SPLS: 6

Favorite Scripture:  “Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful.”  Hebrews 10:23

Why you are drawn to/continue in ministry at SPLS?:  As a Christian educator and mother, I am continually amazed at the amazing impact we have locally and globally.  It is humbling to know we are raising up disciples.   

What do you love about Lakeland/central Florida?:  I love so much about Lakeland!  Growing up in a one red light town, Lakeland is a big city with a small town feel. 

Family Info and/or Interesting Fact about You – My husband, Joey, and I have been married for 11 years.   Our family is growing: Karaline (9), Luke (6), Emma (4), and baby girl due in January 2021 who keep us incredibly busy and grounded.  Any free time is spent at the ballfields.  We enjoy traveling and exploring new places.

Debbie Pahl

Admissions Counselor • Administration

Debbie Pahl

Admissions Counselor • Administration

Educational background: HR and Sports Management, Elementary Education Florida Southern College; Colloquy Concordia Ann Arbor

Institution(s) and Degree(s): Licensing: Elementary Education 1-6 Integrated Curriculum 5-9

Work History: Daycare Director – Lakeland Christian School 4 years, Children’s’ Services Coordinator – Salvation Army 5 years, Medulla Elementary 1 year.

Years at SPLS: 17

Favorite Scripture: Micah 7:7

Why you are drawn to/continue in ministry at SPLS?: Both my children went through St. Paul. My heart has always been here. Love the people I work with and the ministry we have here. It’s home.

What do you love about Lakeland/central Florida?: It’s a great  place to raise a family!

Family Info and/or Interesting Fact about You: Married 32 years to Kris. 2 Kids – 3 grandkids. Daughter Kayla, Son in law, Cory – their 2 girls, Adalyn and Ansley. Son Kevin, Daughter in law Maggie and their son Kai.

 

Benita Balingit

Kids Club Director • Administration

Benita Balingit

Kids Club Director • Administration

Martha Herbert

ECEC/PreK Administrative Assistant • Administration, ECEC and Pre-K

Martha Herbert

ECEC/PreK Administrative Assistant • Administration, ECEC and Pre-K

Tracy Trinklein

Chief Financial Officer • Administration

Tracy Trinklein

Chief Financial Officer • Administration

Pastor Andy Ritchie

Pastor • Administration

Pastor Andy Ritchie

Pastor • Administration

Nick Moss

Director of Christian Education • Administration

Nick Moss

Director of Christian Education • Administration

Ken Sherman

Director of Music • Administration

Ken Sherman

Director of Music • Administration

Shannon Chancey

Administrative Assistant • Administration

Shannon Chancey

Administrative Assistant • Administration

Becky Howell

Church Administrative Assistant • Administration

Becky Howell

Church Administrative Assistant • Administration

Janet Pearson

Administrative Assistant • Administration

Janet Pearson

Administrative Assistant • Administration

Janet Pearson has served as administrative assistant in publications for St. Paul Lutheran church and school for over 20 years. An alumni parent—both her children attended SPLS, PK-3 through 8th grade.

Aaron Brown

Maintenence • Administration

Aaron Brown

Maintenence • Administration

Rev. Zong Yang

Hmong Pastor • Administration

Rev. Zong Yang

Hmong Pastor • Administration

Peter Herbert

Director of Visitation • Administration

Peter Herbert

Director of Visitation • Administration

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