Paul Mullaney


Ext. 1519

Mr. Mullaney became Bishop Noll’s first president on Jan. 6, 2014, after a career in journalism that included 23 years at The Times of Northwest Indiana and six at The Press-Enterprise in Riverside, Calif. He was The Times’ managing editor for seven years before coming to Noll.

Mr. Mullaney graduated in 1977 from Bishop Noll and in1981 from the University of Notre Dame (B.A. American studies/communications). In 2011, the Notre Dame Club of Northwest Indiana presented him with its Award of the Year for his contributions in the community. Mr. Mullaney currently serves on the board of directors for the Carmelite Home of St Joseph in East Chicago. Previously he served six years on the board of directors for Lake Area United Way and was in his third term on Bishop Noll’s volunteer board when he stepped off to fill the position of school president. Mr. Mullaney also is active in his parish, Our Lady of Grace in Highland, and has been involved as a coach, board member and officer in local youth sports organizations, including the diocesan CYO program, Woodmar Youth Baseball and Hammond Optimist Youth Sports.

Mr. Mullaney and his wife, Kelly, have six children, all of whom have graduated from or currently attend Bishop Noll.




Lorenza Jara Pastrick


Ext. 1001

Mrs. Pastrick is a 2001 BNI graduate, former Noll teacher, coach and admissions coordinator. She spent four-and-a-half years as principal at St. Casimir School in North Hammond before returning to Noll.

An Indiana University graduate with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education, Pastrick and her husband, Michael, also a BNI alumnus, reside in Munster with their two children.



Jessica Omelanczuk

Assistant Principal

Ext. 1117

Ms. Omelanczuk earned her bachelor of arts degree in Spanish and her bachelor of science degree in psychology from Loyola University in Chicago. She also has a master's degree in education. Ms. Omelanczuk is the sponsor for Multicultural Club and Spanish National Honor Society.



Mary Ellen O'Neill

Director of Institutional Advancement

Ext. 1002

Ms. O'Neill joined BNI as Director of Institutional Advancement in 2011. Prior to joining BNI, Ms. O'Neill spent 14 years with Marshall Field's as a buyer and manager of executive recruiting and placement. She has also worked for FABSCO Corp., a family run manufacturing business. Ms. O'Neill earned her bachelor of arts degree from Mundelein College in Chicago.



Renee Nagdeman

Director of Finance 

Ext. 1003

Ms. Nagdeman joined BNI as Director of Finance in 2005.  She earned a bachelor of science degree in accounting and human resources from Purdue University.



Nancy Repay

Director of Admissions

Ext. 1008

Ms. Repay is a graduate of BNI, Class of 1985. She earned her bachelor of science in management and her masters in education at Calumet College of St. Joseph in Whiting, Indiana. Ms. Repay holds a math endorsement from Purdue University Calumet. In addition to her admissions responsibilities, Ms. Repay teaches integrated math and honors algebra I.




Brandi Krolak

Athletic Director

Ext. 1500

Ms. Krolak taught English at Noll from 2000 to 2003, and also coached volleyball and softball. She was on the faculty at Lake Central since 2003.