IC Faculty and Staff

Highly qualified certified teachers with Level 1 Religious certification and Franciscan Sisters serve on Staff.

Principal –  Mr. Gustavo Trujillo

 GusMr. Trujillo has a Master of Education in Education Leadership – Grand Canyon University and a Master of Education in Bilingual/Multicultural Education – Northern Arizona University and a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education – Northern Arizona University.  He also holds AZ Principal Certificate, AZ Teaching Certificate K-8, Bilingual Certificate K-12.  Here at IC Parish, he is a Eucharistic Minister, Lector, Commentator, and Altar Servers Director. Mr. Trujillo has 17 years of experience in education including 11 years here at IC.





Mrs. Esmeralda Mata

Receptionist / Attendance Clerk 




 Mrs. Ofelia Carmack

Secretary / Health Clerk 




Mrs. Claudia Nieves

Secretary / Tuition Coordinator




Sister Lorita Gaffney

Office Assistant               




Pre K Teacher - Miss Diana Vazquez





Kindergarten Teacher - Mrs. Nancy Young





1st Grade Teacher - Mrs. Diane Argomaniz





2nd Grade Teacher - Ms. Natalie Castro 






3rd Grade Teacher - Mrs. Debbie Martinez





4th Grade Teacher - Mrs. Caroline Gallardo




5th Grade Teacher - Mrs. Maricela Kussey, has a bachelor of Science in Elementary Education – Northern Arizona University. She is a Eucharistic Minister at Saint Francis Parish and Yuma Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Kussey has 22 years experience in education including 14 years as a full time teacher.  Here at IC, she previously taught 3rd grade for 4 years, and returned last year to teach 5th grade.



6th Grade Teacher - Mrs. Lori Lee





7th Grade Teacher - Mrs. Grisell Diaz





8th Grade Teacher - Ms. Angela Arviso-Rodriguez





PE Teacher / Sports Director - Mrs. Crystal Davis





Computers/Library Teacher - Mrs. Maria Sullivan





Music Teacher / Marketing - Mrs. Jacqueline Flores-Munoz





Sister Ann Mary Heart      

Interventionist Math Teacher




Sister Janet Rose

Interventionist Reading Teacher



 Ms. Bernadette Presloid - Title I ReadingT eacher,  has a Masters of Education degrees in Human Relations, Educational Leadership, Bilingual/Multicultural Education, and Elementary Education. She is certified to teach K-8 and has endorsements in ESL and Bilingual-Spanish. Ms. Presloid has over 40 years’ experience in education with Crane School District, NAU-Yuma, and AWC. This is her second year teaching at IC. 




Miss Victoria Sonoqui                                           

Pre K Aide




Miss Gema Rodriguez

Pre K - PM Aide




Miss Martina Passino 

Pre K - AM Aide 




Mrs. Kari Moustafa

1st Grade Aide




Mr. Ronnie Arviso

Substitute Teacher





Mrs. Alma Lopez

Cafeteria Manager




Mrs. Maria Valencia 

Cafeteria Assistant 




 Mrs. Lluvia Marquez

Cafeteria Assistant 





 Mr. Roy Mendoza

Maintenance Supervisor 



Mr. Rafel Encinas






Mr. Luis Ramirez