Faculty & Staff

PAES has an outstanding Christian teaching staff of passionate, committed, fully qualified and certificated teachers. The teachers have made a personal and spiritual commitment to serve our students and assist our families in developing the life of each child. Our teachers bring many years of experience with them to enrich the educational development of our students. PAES teachers and staff are focused on providing a safe and nurturing environment where each student can grow academically, spiritually, socially and emotionally. 


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Brandon O'Neal

PAES Principal

E-Mail: brandon.o'neal@paes.com

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Karin Swarner

Assistant Principal

E-Mail: karin.swarner@paes.com

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Krista Lott

Administrative Assistant

E-Mail: krista.lott@paes.com

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Ginger Stinson


E-Mail: treasurer@paes.com

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Heather Ashlock


E-Mail: marketing@paes.com


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Leanne Gainer

Kindergarten Teacher

E-Mail: leanne.gainer@paes.com

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Karin Swarner

Kindergarten/1st Grade Teacher

E-Mail: karin.swaner@paes.com

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Nohemi Marquez

Kindergarten Teacher Aide

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Jada Neely

1st Grade Teacher

E-Mail: jada.neely@paes.com

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Nancy Stinson

2nd Grade Teacher

E-Mail: nancy.stinson@paes.com

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Gina Ross

3rd Grade Teacher

E-Mail: gina.ross@paes.com

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Angela King

4th Grade Teacher

E-Mail: angela.king@paes.com

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Elizabeth Fresse

5th Grade Teacher

E-Mail: elizabeth.fresse@paes.com

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Linda Waagen

6th Homeroom | Social Studies | Yearbook

E-Mail: linda.waagen@paes.com

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Brad Hunter

7th/8th Homeroom | Science | 7th & 8th Grade Math

E-Mail: brad.hunter@paes.com

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Tami Hunter

7th/8th Homeroom | Language Arts | Algebra 1

E-Mail: tami.hunter@paes.com

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Anthony Neely

Music Department Director | Pre-Algebra

E-Mail: anthony.neely@paes.com

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Lynn Rognsvoog

Piano Lessons

E-Mail: lynn.rognsvoog@paes.com

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Heather Ashlock

Art | Communications & Publishing

E-Mail: heather.ashlock@paes.com

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Madelynn Cummings

Librarian | Reading Aide

E-Mail: madelynn.cummings@paes.com

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Kevin McCray Jr.

Athletic Department Director | PE | Mind, Body & Soul

E-Mail: kevin.mccray@paes.com

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Randy Cummings

Technology Coordinator

E-Mail: randy.cummings@paes.com

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Sarah Hunter

Lego Robotics Program


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Sandie Sulzle

Preschool Program Coordinator | Before & After Care

E-Mail: sandie.sulzle@paes.com

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Kathy Hillenkamp

Preschool Teacher Aide

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Judy Ruch

Preschool Teacher Aide


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Ann Carl

Child Care Staff


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Ron Sulzle

Plant Manager

E-Mail: ron.sulzle@paes.com

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Taylor Duran

Maintenance Staff

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Stacey Sulzle

Custodial Staff


The PAES school RN position is staffed in partnership with Walla Walla University School of Nursing and their clinical rotation program.