committees

Executive Committee

Purpose

To execute Board policy and take action between Board meetings on such matters that much be addressed on an expedient basis. The Executive Committee possesses the full power and authority of the Board, except as may be provided by any resolution adopted by the Board.

Members

Kris Smyth, Chair; Anita S. Duckor; Kay Egan, CSJ; Mary Lydon; Mark Richards; Gabrielle Rohde; Ralph Scorpio; Bridget Sperl; Jill Underdahl, CSJ; Jean Wincek, CSJ.

Development Committee

Purpose

To direct, oversee, and assist as necessary in the establishment and implementation of fundraising programs capable of supporting the activities and goals of the Ministries Foundation and CSJ ministries.

Members

Mark Richards, Chair; Alyssa Howells; Stacy Jacobson; Stephanie Klenk; Brian Mullen; Susan Oeffling, CSJ; Mimi Pizzi; Ralph Scorpio; Gabrielle Rohde; Kris Smyth.

Governance Committee

Purpose

To ensure Board effectiveness, maximum participation and performance; to recommend new board members in a timely fashion; to ensure board and organization policies are being observed; to implement board development and growth opportunities throughout the year; to ensure all board members receive orientation; to recommend changes in the by-laws; and to annually recommend a slate of officers to the board for approval.

Members

Anita S. Duckor, Chair; Kevin Berg; Stacy Jacobson; Ralph Scorpio; Kris Smyth; Jean Wincek, CSJ.

Marketing Committee

Purpose

To increase donors, volunteers, supporters and contributions by educating, engaging and inviting the public to join the CSJ’s current work advancing education, healthcare, spirituality and social justice for all dear neighbors.

Members

Gabrielle Rohde, Chair; Cheryl Behrent; Jenna Bendel; Mary Connelly, CSJ; Kay Egan, CSJ; Alyssa Howells; Maya Missaghi; Mimi Pizzi; Ralph Scorpio; Kris Smyth; Sarah Ward.

Grants Committee

Purpose

To support the goals and priorities of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet St. Paul Province , as determined by the Sister Assembly, by distributing:

  1. An amount from the Partner In Ministry Fund determined by the Finance Committee in accordance with the Foundation’s approved investment policy.

  2. Proceeds from the main fundraising event benefiting the ministries.

  3. One half of the surplus revenue over operation expenses each year from the Ministries Foundation Annual Fund.

Members

Jill Underdahl, CSJ, Chair; Margaret Brown, CSJ; Mary Lydon; Maya Missaghi; Colleen O’Malley, CSJ; Ralph Scorpio; Kris Smyth; Marie Shaun Walter, CSJ; Jean Wincek, CSJ.

Finance Committee

Purpose

To review all financial matters of the Ministries Foundation and to make recommendations to the Board or to its Executive Committee on such financial matters.

Members

Mary Lydon, Chair; Maria Bonnie; Steve Kenney; Jim Reetz; Catherine Mary Rosengren, CSJ; Ralph Scorpio; Kris Smyth; Marg Wall.

  • Investment Subcommittee Members: Mary Lydon, Chair; Maria Bonnie; Julie Gerend; Jack Hansen; Jim Reetz; Catherine Mary Rosengren, CSJ; Kris Smyth.