Administration


  • Mrs. Kassie M. Pierinelli, Principal                                               Pierinellik@sjsusa.org

    Mrs. Kassie M. Pierinelli holds certifications as Principal, Supervisor, Early Childhood (P-3) teacher, Elementary (K-5) teacher, and Special Education (TOSD) teacher. She comes with 2 years of administrative experience and 10 years of teaching experience.

    Mrs. Pierinelli earned her M.A. in Educational Leadership, Management, & Policy from Seton Hall University, and graduated summa cum laude from Seton Hall University with a B.S. in Education. Mrs. Pierinelli began her teaching career as a Catholic school preschool teacher and has varied teaching experience in both private and public schools, including general education preschool, elementary resource room, preschool inclusion, and self-contained classrooms. Mrs. Pierinelli's most recent position was Principal of The Felician School for Exceptional Children in Lodi, NJ, an Approved Private School for Students with Disabilities that served as an out of district placement for students with special needs.


    Alongside education, Mrs. Pierinelli is also a professional singer. She can be found cantoring at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Wayne, NJ on the weekends. In her spare time, she enjoys shopping, going to the lake by her home, dining out, and listening to liturgical music.

  • marconil@sjsusa.orgmrs. Linda Marconi, Lower school office manager           marconil@sjsusa.org

    Mrs. Linda Marconi has a long history with Saint Joseph School.  Not only has she been the Office Manager for more than twenty (20) years, but she is also the parent of two graduates.    Prior to running the main office, Mrs. Marconi was a volunteer in the school library and was a member of the PTO.  In her spare time, Mrs. Marconi enjoys reading, hiking, visiting the beach, watching HGTV, and playing with her two grandchildren. 

  • Ms. Roselle Fauria, Upper School Office Manager                fauriar@sjsusa.org

    Ms. Fauria has been a member of the Saint Joseph School staff for twenty-six years.    In the early 90’s, Ms. Fauria was a pre-k teacher aide and ran the after-care program.   Since then, she has been holding down the Upper School as the office manager.   She is a proud former parent as all three of her children attended Saint Joseph School.   In her spare time, Ms. Fauria enjoys reading and spending quality time with her children and granddaughter.   

  • Mrs. Rosa Guzman                                    Rosa.Guzman@rcan.org

    Mrs. Rosa Guzman is the School Business Manager. 

  • Mr. tom Meli, Director of operations                                     melit@sjcnj.org

    Mr. Tom Meli is Director of Operations for Saint Joseph School/Parish.  He has an extensive background in facilities management, corporate operations and finance. Mr. Meli is a former Vice President of Operations for A&S Department Stores and former 1st Vice President of Investments for Wells Fargo.  He has served as councilman for Hasbrouck Heights, NJ (and as finance, fire and police commissioners, president of the Chamber of Commerce, and library trustee for the borough).  Along with his wife Michele, Mr. Meli is the founder and executive director of Mickey’s Kids, a 501c3 charitable foundation that raises funds to help provide service/therapy/hospital dogs through Canine Assistants ® to Liberty and Axle, and is a Disney enthusiast.