Our Staff

“Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.”    1 Peter 4:10

Parish Staff Directory

A Merrick, NY native, Fr. Mark was ordained June 8, 2013. He has been at St. Cecilia Parish since July 2018. He has a young Golden Retriever named Bishop who loves to play keep away and roll over for treats.

NW Catholic 2013 Article

Father Mark Kiszelewski


Gail joined the Saint Cecilia Parish Staff in August of 2022. She has enjoyed two career paths in life, split between property management and church management. Gail holds two college degrees – a B.S. in Information Technology and an MBA from the Bainbridge Graduate Institute. She comes from a Protestant background but has become increasingly curious about the Catholic way of life and theology over the years, particularly interested in the deep teachings of men of God like Bishop Robert Barron and theologian Dr. Scott Hahn.

Gail Williamson

Pastoral Assistant for Administration
Suzanne joined the St. Cecilia team in 2017. Suzanne and her husband, Marcus, are the parents of two active young adults. They have been members of St. Cecilia Parish since 2004. In her spare time, she and Marcus run a VRBO/Airbnb and enjoy greeting visitors to the Island, gardening, trying out new recipes, and walking around the Island.

Suzanne Gerlach

Parish Administrative Assistant
Emily has been attending St. Cecilia since 2007. She became the Vigil Choir Director in 2020 and joined the office staff in the summer of 2021. She recently took over as our parish Music Director and holds a Bachelor of Music from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN.

Emily Neer

Parish Administrative Assistant & Music Director
Linda and her husband Joe, came to St. Cecilia Parish in 2014 from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. They have two grown sons and a 25 lb cat. Linda joined the parish staff in 2018.

Linda Muffoletto

Stacy and her family have been members of St. Cecilia Parish since moving to Bainbridge Island in the spring of 2019. Stacy and her husband, Dana, have two young daughters, Emma and Ella. Stacy joined the parish staff in fall of 2021.

Stacy Dixon

Pastoral Assistant for Faith Formation
Jamie Watson and her family have been members of Saint Cecilia Parish since moving to Bainbridge Island in 2013. She is an active volunteer with the church and Faith Formation. She and her husband Chad have two young children, Arlo and Alice.

Jamie Watson

Pastoral Assistant for Care and Outreach
Jonathan joined the parish team in 2021. He was born and raised on the Island, but spent most the last decade in Los Angeles. He, his wife Lexi (known as “Mrs. Bayley” to 3/4th graders at SCCS) and their 18 month-old son have been St Cecilia parishioners since August, 2020. In his spare time, he enjoys gardening, woodworking, and building scale models with his brother—usually while singing Gregorian chant.

Jonathan Bayley

Facilities Manager
Erika joined our parish team in November 2016. She and her husband Rogelio are the parents of three children, two of whom are St. Cecilia Catholic School alumni.

Erika Ramirez

Facilities Custodian
Susan brings a rich background of experience and skills, as well as a passion for her vocation in education. A former resident of Chicago, Susan took the helm at SCCS in July 2015.

Susan Kilbane

St. Cecilia Catholic School

Kiri joined the team in April 2019. Kiri and her husband, Glenn Walton, and their daughter Holly have been parishioners since 2016.

Kiri Jones

St. Cecilia Catholic School