SJA Staff


Support Staff
Sarah Sankey • Executive Director of Marketing and Mission Advancement
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Hello! I was blessed with the opportunity to join the St. John's Academy staff in August of 2020. I have a background in marketing and advancement and am excited to bring new ideas to the Academy. I moved to Jamestown with my family in the summer of 2018 when my husband accepted a position at the University of Jamestown. We have three boys attending St. John's and have loved being a part of this school family. The education the students receive here is second-to-none and the Christ-centered environment that is weaved throughout their day makes this school one of the best in the state! Please email me if you have any questions about the Academy or would like a tour of our wonderful school! 

Stacy Anderson • Administrative Assistant • 701-252-3397 • [email protected]

As the administrative assistant I have the privilege of meeting and greeting many of the St. John's Academy student's families.  I am a native of Minneapolis, MN.  The marriage of my husband of 10 years is what brought me to Jamestown, ND.  Most of my working career was spent in the Minneapolis, MN area in the field of sales. In my time at St. John's Academy I have found the arena of young student education to be the most fulfilling.  In my spare time I enjoy getting together with family, golfing, skiing, gardening, and going on long hikes with my dogs.


Kirstie Dobson • Kids Kingdom Assistant • 701-252-3397 • [email protected]
My name is Kirstie Dobson. I’m a proud wife and SJA mom. A native New Orleanean, I moved to Jamestown in 1999 and joined the SJA staff family in 2013. I love being a part of this school; where faith and fun intersect, where education is of the highest quality and where loving care is ever present.
                                  Brenda Pigors • Cafeteria Director • 701-252-3397 • [email protected]
My name is Brenda Pigors. I was raised most of my life in South Dakota then later moved to Idaho for 12 years. I relocated to Jamestown in August 2012. I am married to my wonderful husband, Eric. I have 3 children (Christina, Michael & Marissa), 2 step children (Grady and Gentry), 2 dogs (Riley and Bear) and 2 cats (Lucky and Rockie). I love spending time with our family, being outdoors, and fishing year round. I also enjoy hunting with our family.

I am excited to be part of the SJA staff.
Estella Boger • Assistant Cook • 701-252-3397
Bio coming soon!
St. James Basilica Staff with Academy Roles

 Fr. Neil Pfeifer • Pastor • 701-252-0119

Father Kevin Lorsung • Parochial Vicar • 701-252-0119