St. John Vianney Seminary Lay Division

Meet our Faculty and Staff

We are proud that every member of our instructional staff has a Doctorate or Master’s Degree in Theology, Sacred Scripture or other related field. Each instructor imparts his/her love for God and neighbor in class, based on an unfailing commitment to authentic Catholic teaching.

Dr. Nicholas Lebish

Director

  • Ed.D. Adult Catechesis. Graduate Theological Foundation, 2018 (expected).
  • D.Min. Theological Studies. Graduate Theological Foundation, 2015.
  • B.Phil. Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, 2006.
  • B.A. History and Religious Studies. San Diego State University, 2004.

At SJV Since 2015

Dr. Nicholas Lebish

Contact

303.715.3182
nicholas.lebish@archden.org




Jean Holden

Administrative and Communications Coordinator

  • Certificate in Biblical Studies, Denver Catholic Biblical School
  • Bachelor of Journalism in Public Relations. The University of Texas at Austin, Texas.

At SJV Since 2016

Contact

303.715.3195
jean.holden@archden.org




Lori Swanson

Administrative and Events Coordinator

  • Certificate in Biblical Studies, Denver Catholic Biblical School
  • Fine Arts History, University of Colorado Boulder

At SJV Since 2015

Contact

303.715.3287
lori.swanson@archden.org




Derek Barr

Biblical School: Full-time Instructor

  • M.A. Biblical Theology, 2010. Augustine Institute
  • M.C.S. Criminal Justice, 2002. University of Colorado at Denver.
  • B.S. Criminal Justice, 1993. Metropolitan State College of Denver.

At SJV Since 2010

Derek Barr

Contact

303715.3125
derek.barr@archden.org




Daniel Campbell

Biblical School: Coordinator of Curriculum Development and Full-Time Instructor

  • M.A. Systematic Theology, 2012. Augustine Institute.
  • B.A. Psychology and Preprofessional Studies, 2004. University of Notre Dame.

At SJV Since 2012

Daniel Campbell

Contact

303.715.3101
daniel.campbell@archden.org




Deb Holiday

Biblical School Instructor

  • M.A. Sacred Scripture. Augustine Institute.
  • B.A. Psychology. Rutgers University.

At SJV Since 2006




Ashley Crane

Catechetical School Instructor

  • M.A. Sacred Scripture, Augustine Institute, 2010.
  • B.A. Psychology and International Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2007.

At SJV Since 2012




Tomas Fuerte

Biblical School Instructor

  • B.A. Theology, Minors in Philosophy and History, 2000. Franciscan University of Steubenville.
  • S.T.B. Theology, 2002. Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome.
  • S.T.L. Theology, concentration Spiritually,  2004. Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome.

At SJV Since 2008




Patrick Gabriel

Biblical School Instructor

  • Ph.D. Systematic Theology, 2016 (expected). North Central Theological Seminary.
  • M.A. Pastoral and Scriptural Theology, 2011 from the Augustine Institute in Denver 2011
  • M.S. Instructional Design of Mathematics, 1998. Lasalle University.
  • B.A. Philosophy and Education, 1977. UNC.

At SJV Since 2014




Anthony Gallegos

Catechetical School Instructor

  • M.T.S. Augustine Institute, 2012.
  • B.Phil. Pontifical Lateran University, 2001.
  • B.A. Technical Journalism, Colorado State University, 1995.

At SJV Since 2015




Roger Goelitz

Biblical School Instructor

  • M.A., Sacred Scripture, Augustine Institute, 2011.
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Wyoming, 1992.
  • B.S., Geology, University of Wyoming, 1976.

At SJV Since 2016




Denise Gustafson

Biblical School Full-Time Instructor

  • M.A. Biblical Theology, Augustine Institute, 2011.
  • Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, California State University Fullerton, 1992.
  • B.A. Business Administration, California State University Fullerton, 1990.

At SJV Since 2012

Denise Gustafson

Contact

303.715.3168
denise.gustafson@archden.org




John LaBarbara

Instructor, Apologetics For the New Evangelization

  • New Testament Greek: Fuller Theological Seminary, 1988.
  • B.A. Scripture with a minor in Missions, Simpson University, 1986.

At SJV Since 2007




Gary Niemerg

Biblical School Instructor

  • M.A. Theology, 2004. Franciscan University of Steubenville.
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, 1998. University of Missouri-Rolla.
  • B.S.  Electrical Engineering, 1989. University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana.

At SJV Since 2015




Michael Morris, Ph.D.

Biblical School Full-Time Instructor

  • Ph.D. Biblical Studies, Trinity College, Dublin. 2016.
  • M.A. Scripture, Augustine Institute. 2008.
  • B.A. Business, University of Mary. 2006.

At SJV Since 2009-2011, 2016

Michael Morris, Ph.D.

Contact

303.715.3157
michael.morris@archden.org




Brian Wallisch

Catechetical School Instructor

  • M.A. Theology with an emphasis in Evangelization and Catechesis, Augustine Institute, 2010.
  • B.A. English Literature, Truman State University, 2006.

At SJV Since 2015




Sandy Wanzeck

Biblical School Full-Time Instructor

  • M.A. Biblical Theology, Augustine Institute, 2012
  • B.B.A. West Texas State University, 1984

At SJV Since 2013

Sandy Wanzeck

Contact

303.715.3149
sandy.wanzeck@archden.org




Chris Lanciotti

Catechetical School Instructor

  • M.A. Theology, Augustine Institute, 2017
  • B.S. Biochemistry, Regis University, 2009

At SJV Since 2017




Tamara Whitehouse

Biblical School Full-Time Instructor

  • M.A. Theology, Augustine Institue, 2015
  • Certificate of Biblical Studies, Denver Catholic Biblical School, 2011
  • M.A., Administration Supervision, and Curriculum Development, University of Colorado-Denver, 2000
  • B.A. Psychology, University of Colorado-Boulder, 1995

At SJV Since 2017

Contact

303.715.3168
tamara.whitehouse@archden.org