top of page
board of direectors.png

St. Patrick School Foundation Board

The Saint Patrick’s School Foundation is a United States IRS recognized charitable corporation which qualifies under Section 501 (c)(3).   The foundation was founded in 2017 and has the sole purpose of raising funds to support St. Patrick’s School located in Carleton MI.  It is the goal of foundation to provided advanced technology, educational support, support growth strategies, and assist in school facility improvements as needed.  

The foundation has minimal operating expenses which include the basic cost of managing a foundation website, limited marketing, and annual filing fees required by the State of Michigan and the United States.  Outside of these basic costs, 100% of all funds raised are invested in the active money market and allocated for St. Patrick’s School enhancements.  Our board members serve on a volunteer basis and receive no compensation or other benefits.


If you would like to speak with a member of our board about how to contribute to our fund, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page.  We would be honored to help you. 

Reference Documents:

Board Members

Screen Shot 2024-01-14 at 8.46.52 AM.png

Aaron has been a member of Divine Grace Parish for 19 yrs.  Aaron and his wife Julie currently have 3 children that attend Saint Patrick’s School (grades 8th, 3rd, and Pre-school), and have 4 children that have already graduated from SPS.  Aaron is the President & CEO of Bastian Solutions, a division of Toyota which specializes in automation and online order fulfillment.        email: / cell:734.755.9169

Aaron Jones
Managing Director
P Wickenheiser.jpg

Pat and his wife Mary have been life long members of Dive Grace Parish as were Pat’s Parents.  All three of Pat’s children attended and graduated from St. Patrick’s School.   Pat is a volunteer usher and has volunteered for countless parish organizations over the years.   Pat worked 32 years for General Motors in their financial organization.

Patrick Wickenheiser
T Busen.jpg

Tom is a life long Divine Grace parish member and a 1988 graduate of St. Patrick’s School.  He is the treasurer of the St. Patrick’s Men’s club and he has wife Laura are regular volunteers at the Parish and School.   Tom and Laura have 2 SPS graduated who attend  SMCC in Monroe.  Tom is an electrician at Ford Motor Company.

Tom Busen

Screen Shot 2024-01-14 at 8.55.37 AM.png

Jessica has been a member of Divine Grace Parish for six years. Jessica is married to Benjamin Jones and they currently have 9 children, 8 of which are current students at St. Patrick’s School.. Jessica is currently our firs grade teacher and has served in that role for two years.

Jessica Jones

Erika and her husband, Dave, have been members of Divine Grace Parish since 2005.  Her son attended and graduated from St. Patrick School.  In addition to serving as a board member for the school foundation, she has volunteered in many capacities, including Auction Chairperson, School Committee and Together in Faith II.  Erika is the founder and President of Strategies for Success, a leadership development, coaching and consulting firm based in southeast Michigan.

Erika Allessandrini
Community Relations
Screen Shot 2024-01-15 at 2.16.11 PM.png

Joel has been a member of Divine Grace Parish (formerly St. Joseph's in Maybee) his entire life. Joel and his wife Sierra have four children, three of which attend St. Patrick School (5th, 5th and Kg) and the other to start attending preschool next school year. Joel is the owner of Lakeside Telecom and also the Village President of Maybee, Michigan.

Joel Grubb

Foundation Support Staff

Screen Shot 2024-01-14 at 9.07.22 AM.png
Carl Lanze
St. Patrick School Principal
bottom of page