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Marian Catholic Board of Directors

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Strategic Plan: "20/20 Vision: Next Generation Leaders"

Marian Catholic Member Board

Prioress General and Leadership Team of the
Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Illinois
2017-2018

Sister Rebecca Ann Gemma, O.P.

Chair of the Member Board

Sister Rebecca Ann Gemma, O.P. 
Prioress General: Dominicans of Springfield, IL

Sister Barbara Blesse, O.P. Sister Barbara Blesse, O.P.
Vicaress General: Dominicans of Springfield, IL
Former Teacher and Director of Campus Ministry at Marian Catholic
Sister Kathlyn Mulcahy, O.P. Sister Kathlyn Mulcahy, O.P.
Member of Leadership Team: Dominicans of Springfield, IL
Former Faculty Member of Marian Catholic
Sister Kathleen Gallagher O.P. Sister Kathleen Gallagher O.P. ’65
Member of Leadership Team: Dominicans of Springfield, IL
Alumna of Marian Catholic
Sister Kathleen Cour, O.P.

Sister Kathleen Cour, O.P.
Member of Leadership Team: Dominicans of Springfield, IL
Liaison from Springfield Dominicans to Marian Catholic High School Board of Directors

Board of Directors

James Clarke

Chair of Board of Directors

Jane Peabody
Retired Nurse
Alumni Parent of Marian Catholic Graduates

Nancy Rita Kaz

Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors

Karl Volkman '78
Owner/CTO: SRV Network, Inc.
Alumnus and Alumni Parent of Marian Catholic Graduates

Dr. Kim Boland-Prom

Dr. Kim Boland-Prom
Associate Professor of Social Work, LCSW
Governors State University
Alumni Parent of Marian Catholic Graduate

Janet Garetto-Cantelo Janet Garetto-Cantelo
Attorney, Nixon Peabody LLP
Current Parent of Marian Catholic Student
Eileen Daw ’78

Eileen Daw ’78
Independent Stylist with Cabi, Inc.
Alumna and Alumni Parent of Marian Catholic Graduates

Edward DiLuia

Edward DiLuia
Director: The Claro Group, LLC
Alumni Parent of Marian Catholic Graduates

Joe Flores

Joe Flores ’94, CAIA
Regional Vice President, Tortoise Investments
Alumnus


Sister Judith Anne Haase, O.P.

Sister Judith Anne Haase, O.P.
Director of Field Education and Clinical Pastoral Education and Formation Team Member.
University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein Seminary
Former Teacher and Principal of Marian Catholic

Dr. Joseph Hamann

Dr. Joseph Hamann ’79
Retired
Alumnus and Alumni Parent of Marian Catholic Graduate

Patrick Healy

Patrick Healy ’79
Attorney: Partner with Pretzel & Stouffer
Alumnus and Alumni Parent of Marian Catholic Graduates

Nancy Rita Kaz

Nancy Rita Kaz
Retired Nurse
Alumni Parent of Marian Catholic Graduates

Sister Catherine Stewart, O.P. Sr. Catherine Stewart, O.P., Ed. D.
Associate Professor
Marian University
Fond du Lac, WI
Vincent Krydynski

Vincent Krydynski ’81
President: Marian Catholic
Alumnus and Alumni Parent of Marian Catholic Graduate
Attorney

Dr. Michelle Feldner Lancaster

Dr. Michelle Feldner Lancaster ’77
Dentist: Orland Park Dentistry for Children
Alumna and Alumni Parent of Marian Catholic Graduates

Christopher Lilek

Christopher Lilek ’04
Senior Manager: Ryan & Juraska LLP
Certified Public Accountants
Alumnus

Brother Michael Quirk, FSC

Brother Michael Quirk, FSC
President/CEO: Christian Brother Services
Alumnus

Christopher Ormsby

Christopher Ormsby ’93
Director: Global Learning and Development for Met Life
President of Marian Catholic Alumni Association
Alumnus

Dr. Brenda O’Shea

Dr. Brenda O’Shea
Psychiatrist
Current/Alumni Parent of Marian Catholic Students/Graduates

Reginald Summerrise

Reginald Summerrise
President/CEO
Le Penseur Youth & Family Services, Inc.
Governor State University
Current and Alumni Parent of Marian Catholic Students

Deacon Edward Szymanski

Deacon Edward Szymanski '78
Owner/Vice President Do-Rite Die and Engineering
Alumnus and Alumni Parent of Marian Catholic Graduates

Chuck Taylor

Chuck Taylor
Director of Operations: Englewood Construction Inc.
Current/Alumni Parent of Marian Catholic Students/Graduates

Rickey Williams

Rickey Williams
Deputy Associate: Chicago Area Project
Alumni Parent of Marian Catholic Graduates

At The Call Of The Board

Dan Kozlowski Dan Kozlowski
Vice President for Advancement: Marian Catholic
Curt Schubert

Curt Schubert
CFO: Marian Catholic High School

Steve Tortorello

Steve Tortorello ’04
Principal: Marian Catholic High School
Alumnus of Marian Catholic

Michelle Brown

Michelle Brown
Donor Relations Manager, Marian Catholic Advancement Office
Secretary of the Board

Directors

Membership of no fewer than 18 and no more than 25 persons selected by the Directors Committee.

Functions of the Board of Directors

  • Submits to the Members nominees for Directors and President
  • Advances the Mission of the School
  • Approves Major Financial Decisions
  • Promotes Academic Excellence
  • Approves Major School Policy Changes

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INTERNAL COMMITTEES

  • Executive Council
  • Program Committee
  • Administrative Council
  • Department Chairpersons
  • Faculty Council
  • Curriculum Committee
  • Discipline Board
  • Technology Committee
  • Salary and Benefits Committee
  • Diversity Council

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COLLABORATIVE GROUPS

  • Alumni Association
  • Anti-Racism Team
  • Band Boosters
  • Endowment Golf Classic Committee
  • Parents Club

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MEMBERSHIPS

  • Dominican Association of Secondary Schools (DASS)
  • National Catholic Education Association (NCEA)
  • National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)
  • Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development (ASCD)
  • Illinois High School Association (IHSA)
  • East Suburban Catholic Conference (ESCC)
  • Illinois Council of Private Schools (ICOPS)