After serving for 18 months as interim principal at De La Salle North Catholic High School in Portland, OR, Tim Joy has been appointed principal. Joy has been a faculty member for the past decade. The Portland native is an alumnus of La Salle High School (now La Salle Catholic College Preparatory) in Milwaukie, OR. He attended Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, CA, as well as Portland State University. He taught at La Salle from 1983 until he joined De La Salle North Catholic full time.
Susan Smith has been named principal of De Marillac Academy in San Francisco, CA. She comes to the school with extensive experience in Catholic education in the Bay Area, most recently as assistant principal and dean of students at St. Francis Solano School in Sonoma. Smith, who is from the Bay Area, received a bachelor’s degree from Humboldt State University; teaching credentials in biological science, math, and music from San Francisco State University; and a credential in educational leadership from Sonoma State University.