Administration & Staff

We are lucky to have the best staff in the state. Our kumusĀ are dedicated, professional and care deeply for the success of each and every student.

Teacher Qualifications

Pacific Heritage Academy employs certified teachers. Parents may request information regarding the qualifications of their children’s teachers by email Kumu Alaiasa directly at sheena.alaiasa@phlearning.org

Administration

Sheena Alaiasa

Sheena Alaiasa

Director

Kaniela Kalama

Kaniela Kalama

Assistant Director

Office Staff

Damaris Colon

Damaris Colon

Office Assistant

Jennifer Leyva

Jennifer Leyva

Office Assistant

Valerie Hill

Valerie Hill

Office Assistant

Kellie Otto

Kellie Otto

Registrar

Janet Zoani

Janet Zoani

Business Manager

Teachers

Risha Taliauli

Risha Taliauli

Kindergarten

Sharon Memea

Sharon Memea

1st Grade

Jerica Falevai

Jerica Falevai

2nd Grade

Kristal Hong

Kristal Hong

2nd Grade

Kekai Peters

Kekai Peters

5th/6th English Language Arts

Anthony Tuitupou

Anthony Tuitupou

7th/8th Grade Science

Ann-Marie Weaver

Ann-Marie Weaver

7th/8th Grade Math

Saofa'i Lowe

Saofa'i Lowe

7th/8th Grade English Language Arts

Richard Fobert

Richard Fobert

7th/8th Grade History

Whitney Anopol

Whitney Anopol

K-3 Curriculum Advisor

Semmi-Lu Satoafaiga

Semmi-Lu Satoafaiga

4-8 Curriculum Advisor

Camille Lolofie

Camille Lolofie

Student Activities

Heritage and Specials Teachers

Leivaha Fifita

Leivaha Fifita

Tongan Heritage

Gasaloga Stanley

Gasaloga Stanley

Samoan Heritage

Akoni Paialii

Akoni Paialii

Hawaiian Heritage

Jessica Thompson

Jessica Thompson

Latin Heritage

Sheris Alaiasa-Kerapa

Sheris Alaiasa-Kerapa

Maori Heritage

Special Education

Leah Charles

Leah Charles

Special Education Director

Kathy Kelly

Kathy Kelly

Paraprofessional

Tita Liva

Tita Liva

Paraprofessional

Trena Mayberry

Trena Mayberry

Paraprofessional

Christian McBride

Christian McBride

Paraprofessional

Tammie Mundinger

Tammie Mundinger

Paraprofessional

Faaniniva Savaiinaea

Paraprofessional

Jesse Taufi

Jesse Taufi

Paraprofessional

Student Support

Nakitta Faupula

Nakitta Faupula

Paraprofessional

Siniva Savaiinaea

Siniva Savaiinaea

Paraprofessional

LaRee Soifua

LaRee Soifua

Paraprofessional

Larissa Soifua

Larissa Soifua

Paraprofessional

Counselors

Leonard "Lala" Ah Mu

Leonard "Lala" Ah Mu

MTSS Director

Kiani Ruiz

Kiani Ruiz

Counselor

Celia Alo

Celia Alo

Counselor

MaintenanceĀ 

Maria Guillen

Maria Guillen

Maintenance Manager

Kien Kalama

Kien Kalama

Maintenance

Vince Falevai

Vince Falevai

Maintenance

Cafeteria

Karina Juarez

Karina Juarez

Cafeteria Manager

Maria Fernandez

Maria Fernandez

Lead Cafeteria Worker