Our Staff

Christ Kalamatas, Principal

 Mr. Kalamatas is in his second year as principal at St. Charles Borromeo School. He comes to our school with over 36 years’ experience in elementary, middle and high school education. He received a bachelor’s degree in Education and a master’s degree in Educational Administration and Supervision from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago.

Mrs. Jan Olson, Director of Religious Education

Jan was born and raised in Philadephia, Pa. She grew up with her three sisters.  Jan and her husband Chris have been married for 23 years, have two awesome children and currently reside in Hampshire. The  family enjoys to hang out together and play ping pong.

Jan has been a catechist for 15 years including the time she taught in Florida.  She attended  Ministry Formation and  the Catechetical Leader Program offered by the Diocese of Rockford and was commissioned by Bishop Doran as a Lay Ecclesial Minister in 2013.  She has been the Director of Religious Education for this parish since 2014.  

Mr. Joseph Hahn, Coordinator of RCIA

Joseph Hahn was born about a year after his family moved to Hampshire from Chicago. He was raised on Brier Hill Road, just south of Rt. 72 on a sheep farm. Joe has five brothers and three sisters. His parents, Peter and Nora, and three of his brothers still live in Hampshire. He attended St. Charles Borromeo grammar school and Hampshire High School. Joe received his Bachelor's degree from Franciscan University and later received a MA in Theology and Christian Ministry also from Franciscan. In Joe's own words, "I love our parish very much and hope, with the guidance of the Holy Spirit, to assist Fr. Nnaso in creating an 'evangelizing parish' truly in love with God and each other."

Mrs. Deb Herrmann, Parish Office

Deb is a native Burlington resident for her entire life.  She is married to Dale Herrmann and has two grown daughters, 4 grandsons and 1 granddaughter.  In 1989, Deb started working as the school secretary.  In the summer of 1998, she moved over to the Parish Office and has been there ever since.  She most enjoys spending as much time as she can with her family.  The parish depends on Deb for everything, from registering new parishioners to handling all the paperwork to being the smiling face that greets you when you come to the office.