PAA Welcomes New Staff Members

October 01, 2012 | Liesl Vistaunet

Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) welcomed two new staff members for the new school year.

Mary Sperl is PAA's new part-time librarian. Sperl will help facilitate study hall and tutoring while maintaining library records and a quiet place for students to study. Sperl and her husband, Mike, have been married for 25 years. They have three children — Ellen will be a junior at PAA, while Anita and Isaac will continue attending Scappoose Adventist School (SAS). Besides being a busy mom, Sperl also holds a part-time position at SAS. In what free time she has left, she enjoys spending time with family.

Herfa Zimmerman is PAA's new part-time accountant. She'll be assisting with payroll, student labor and purchasing. She is married to David Zimmerman, who is an asset manager. Their two children, Nathan and Salena, attend Meadow Glade Elementary School in Battle Ground, Wash. Their family attends Your Bible Speaks Church in Portland. Herfa enjoys cooking and taking care of her family.