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Churchill Administration

Principal Kevin Etue

Kristen Quesada, Principal 

Ms. Kristen Quesada is proud to serve her students and community as the principal of Churchill High School. She joined Churchill High School as an assistant principal in August 2020 and became principal in July 2022. She has earned a bachelor's degree in journalism, secondary teaching certification, and an administrative certification from Eastern Michigan University. She also holds a master’s degree in education from Marygrove College. 

She began her career in education with Plymouth-Canton Community Schools. Throughout her 18-year tenure with P-CCS, Ms. Quesada taught English, drama, and communication courses at Salem High School. In addition, she was the director of the Park Players Theatre Company for seven years. Prior to joining LPS, she also served as assistant principal at Taylor High School with Taylor School District. Ms. Quesada is committed to serving the needs of her CHS students and staff and genuinely believes that every student can be successful.

Phone:  734-744-2650


Assistant Principal - Kevin Burnside

Jeff Burnside, Attendance Office Assistant Principal

(Students A-G)

Mr. Jeff Burnside is joining Churchill High School as Assistant Principal this fall of 2022. He earned his bachelor’s degree in science and secondary education from the University of Michigan and holds a master’s degree in education from Marygrove College. He is currently completing his administrative certification. 

He comes to Livonia after serving Novi Community Schools for the last 23 years as an Earth Science and Physics teacher in both the Middle School and High School settings.  He coached football for 20 years and served as the Head Coach for 10 years. He most recently coached the Novi Unified Athletics program. Mr. Burnside is excited to join the Livonia Public School family and is committed to serving all of our students, staff, parents and community.

Phone: 734-744-2650


Tera Woodruff, Scheduling Office Assistant Principal

(Students H-O)

Mrs. Tera Woodruff is joining the Churchill High School as Assistant Principal for the Fall of 2023. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Math and English from Madonna University, in addition, she holds a master’s degree in Administration from Concordia University. 

Mrs. Woodruff comes to Churchill after serving as Assistant Principal at Franklin High School for the past five years. Prior to coming to LPS, she was an Assistant Principal and Math Teacher at Crestwood High School. There, she coached volleyball, basketball, and softball for 12 years.  She looks forward to the start of the school year and the opportunity to begin building relationships with all stakeholders at CHS!

Contact Information: 734-744-2650


Assistant Principal Todd Kalmbach, Business Office

(Students P-Z)

Mr. Kalmbach is thrilled to serve as a new Assistant Principal at Churchill High School beginning in the fall of 2023. With 16 years of experience in education, he is deeply committed to fostering an environment of excellence and growth for both students and staff.

His journey in education has been rich and diverse. Over the years, Mr. Kalmbach has had the privilege of serving as a LPS Student Services Coordinator from 2021 to 2023, supporting all six secondary schools. Prior to that, he served in Huron Valley Schools as an Assistant Principal at White Lake Middle School. His earlier roles in HVS included being a Special Education Teacher Consultant, Dean of Students, Teacher of an Emotionally Impaired Self-Contained Program, and a Resource Room Teacher. 

His educational background is rooted in continuous learning and growth. He holds a Bachelor of Secondary Education and a Master of Teaching (Learning Disabilities) from Madonna University. In addition, he earned an Education Specialist Leadership degree from Oakland University and a Special Education Supervisor Endorsement from Eastern Michigan University.

He is very excited to embark on his journey at Churchill High School and looks forward to contributing to the school’s legacy of academic excellence and community engagement.

Phone: 734-744-2650 


Athletic Director Mark Hage

Mr. Casey Conway has been a member of the Churchill Staff since 2005, recently taking the position of Athletic Administrator. He has a Bachelors of Science degree from Eastern Michigan University and a Masters of Science degree from Wayne State University.  

Casey began his teaching career at Adams Elementary and Emerson Middle Schools in Livonia.  In addition to teaching, Casey has coached numerous sports at the middle and high school levels. Casey is excited to lead an athletic program with such a storied history of success and hard work.  Charger Nation appreciates the unwavering support of Churchill’s community, parents, alumni, coaches and students.  GO CHARGERS.

Phone: 734-744-2650