St. Joan Antida High School Welcomes Rebecca Surges as Senior Director of Development

St. Joan Antida High School (SJA) is thrilled to welcome Rebecca "Becca" Surges as the newest addition to our Leadership Team. Becca is a seasoned leader with a passion for all-women and all-girl education.

For the past 10 years, Becca has held various positions at institutions, including St. Joan Antida High School (as a past-Director of Admissions and Marketing), Alverno College, and most-recently Mount Mary University. Becca is a proud graduate of Alverno College where she earned a bachelor's degree in Professional Communication and a master's degree in Organizational Development. Becca truly appreciates and understands the value of an all-female education.

In her most recent position as Director of Undergraduate Admissions at Mount Mary University, Becca oversaw all aspects of enrollment. Becca worked closely with community organizations to develop strategic partnerships while managing the university's undergraduate enrollment team. In addition, Becca served as Chair of the university's Latina Taskforce, where Becca and her team made significant progress on the pathway to becoming a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).

At the national level, Becca serves as Chair for the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) Women's Colleges Special Interest Group. Becca is President of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) West Suburban Milwaukee Branch and Chair of the Notre Dame School of Milwaukee Auxiliary Board. Becca was recently nominated for TEMPO Milwaukee's Emerging Women Leaders (EWL) initiative. In all she does, Becca lives out SJA's mission and is thrilled to return to SJA.

Welcome home, Becca!

Please feel free to welcome Becca Surges, Senior Director of Development at (414) 274-4710 or