Kyle Aubrey, M.Ed., Head of School, English Teacher (8th Grade)
Mr. Aubrey was born and raised in Boynton Beach, Florida with a passion for teaching. He would “teach” anyone anything from the time that he was three years old. Therefore, it wasn’t a surprise that he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Florida State University in December 2007 (Go ‘Noles!). He went on to earn a Master of Science degree in Education in December 2013 from Walden University. Mr. Aubrey is honored to be Head of School at a place that's become his second home. Not to be too far from the classroom, he is also excited about teaching Advanced Grammar and Composition to Eighth Grade students. He is a firm believer in life-long learning and positive thinking. Mr. Aubrey is a movie and television fanatic with a DVD collection that could rival any store. He loves spending his free time with his wife, Rhiannon, and their sons, Keaton and Reid.
Mary Aperavich, Director of Admissions & Enrollment
Mrs. Aperavich has worked at Saint Joseph’s School for over 25 years. As the Director of Admissions and Enrollment, Mrs. Aperavich handles interviewing, touring, testing, Gesell observations, placement evaluations, and retention. She also serves on the Financial Aid committeel. In previous years, Mrs. Aperavich has worked in all areas of advancement, annual fund, endowment, capital campaign, donor development, events, and reporting. Mrs. Aperavich received her B.A. degree from Florida Atlantic University in Business Administration with a major in Marketing. Mrs. Aperavich has a daughter, Jessica, who is a commercial airline pilot and a Saint Joseph’s alum and a granddaughter, Magnolia, who currently attends the ECA.
Rhiannon Aubrey, Business Manager
Rhiannon Aubrey is a true Floridian, born and raised in Delray Beach. She received her Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting, as well as her Masters in Taxation, from the University of Miami. After graduation, Mrs. Aubrey spent five years with a fast-paced certified public accounting and consulting firm before transitioning into the childcare industry. She worked for four years as the Supervisor of Operational Accounting for a national childcare company, overseeing the day-to-day, corporate-level operations of multiple centers. Mrs. Aubrey’s husband, Kyle, is currently the Head of School at Saint Joseph’s. Together, they have two sons who currently attend St. Joe's. Outside of work, Mrs. Aubrey enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking and baking, and catching as many movies, concerts, and TV shows as she can.
Jaime Veccia, Plant Manager & Development Associate
Mrs. Veccia is originally from New Jersey and has lived in South Florida for almost twenty years. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business with a concentration in Music from Jacksonville University, which is where she also met her husband, Brian. They have two kids together, both SJES alums. Aiden graduated in 2016 and Abby in 2018. Jaime has chaired numerous St. Joseph’s Episcopal School events including the Annual Auction, Jaguar Fund, and Santa’s Workshop. She is also a past president of the Parents Organization. She and her husband own and operate Delray Auto Repair in Delray Beach, where they love to help people in the community. Jaime is currently the Plant Manager, supporting the school’s day-to-day operations, as well as a Development Associate. She loves being part of the St. Joe’s family!
Kelly DuBois, Receptionist & Development Director
Kelly DuBois was born and raised in Boynton Beach and is a third generation Floridian. Mrs. DuBois’ husband, Robby, and their elder two sons, Trey and Mason, are SJES alums, and their other two children currently attend Saint Joseph’s. Kelly has been an active volunteer at Saint Joseph’s Episcopal School, participating in various events, such as chairing the Annual Fund campaign, being a Room Parent, and serving on the Board of the Parent Organization. Mrs. DuBois attended Palm Beach Community College and Florida Atlantic University to study Interior Design. She also has served as a volunteer in a variety of capacities for Saint Joseph’s Episcopal Church, as well as for charities in our local community. Her volunteer experience proves beneficial in her role as the Development Director.
Pam Schafer, Administrative Assistant
After graduating from Atlantic Community High School, Mrs. Schafer attended Palm Beach Community College and Florida Atlantic University, earning a degree in Business Administration. Mrs. Schafer and her late husband, Bud, bought Ace Hardware in Delray Beach, which she still owns and operates. Their son, Glennon, was a student at Saint Joseph’s beginning in Pre-Kindergarten; he graduated from 8th grade in 2009. Mrs. Schafer began her career at Saint Joseph’s Episcopal School as an assistant in the PK classroom, and she is currently an Administrative Assistant supporting student data, 8th grade matriculation, and day-to-day operations. Mrs. Schafer has said that being employed at Saint Joseph’s has been a wonderful experience for her and her family.
Rick Nevad, Head of Security & Maintenance
Richard Nevad has been employed by Saint Joseph’s Episcopal School since 2012. When he’s not doing Security, he lends his expertise in keeping the campus running smoothly. He has also served as assistant coach for several of our boys’ sports teams, including flag football and soccer. Mr. Nevad is a graduate of Atlantic Community High School and Palm Beach Community College. In 1973, Rick began his long career with Sears & Roebuck as a refrigeration technician where he earned his United States EPA certification. He worked there for 37 years before retiring in 2010. While working for Sears, Rick received his EMT license and security certification from Broward Community College. He worked part-time for Professional Security and Professional Ambulance from 1973 – 1979. He was very active in East Boynton Beach Little League where he served as a coach and Vice President for many years. Mr. Nevad has been married for over 40 years to his high school sweetheart, Catherine “Cathy” Reichert Nevad, PK teacher at SJES. Together they have three children: Abby, also a teacher at St. Joe’s, Matthew, and Sarah, and one grandson, Tyler. All are SJES alum!
Cary Braswell, Security & Maintenance
Mr. Braswell was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina and moved to Deerfield Beach, Florida as a small boy. He is a graduate of Atlantic High School. Upon graduation, he worked full-time for the City of Delray Beach in the water treatment plant along with other miscellaneous jobs. Later, he began his career for DuBois Farms as a shipping and sales manager for 25+ years. Mr. Braswell served as president of the Board of the Palm Beach County Farm Bureau for 12 years and serves on the board of his homeowners' association. The Braswell family still serves as active volunteers and received the honor of The Heads Award in 2007 for their service. Cary works security and helps with maintenance, along with his wife Melissa who is a Junior Kindergarten assistant teacher, at St. Joseph’s Episcopal School. They have two children, Zachary and Chelsea, who, along with his wife, are alumni of the school.