The Parish Council is an advisory body for the pastor. The Parish Council has up to 10 seats; members are elected for a three-year term. The elections are held in May, and two or three elected members rotate off each year. Up to one-third of the council can be appointed by the pastor for a one-year term.
Mark Rechtin (President), Laurie Brady (Vice-President), Teresa Baker (Secretary), Don Brown, Tom Hennelly, Grace Johnson, Craig Keever, and Jeff Schomburger.
ex officio: Fr. John Antony, Paul Warren, Marcia Diamond (School Board Liaison)
The Finance Council conducts the ordinary and extraordinary finances of the church. Members advise the pastor on the church budget and extraordinary financial matters. The pastor appoints all members.
Adam Arroyos, David Bordovsky, Mike Henry, Sandra Lester, Mark Elser
ex officio: Fr. John Antony, Paul Warren, Marcia Diamond, Cheryl Floyd
The School Board is a consultative council, consisting of no fewer than five (5) and no more than nine (9) voting members. A majority of the members are to be parents with children enrolled in the school. One or more representatives may be appointed from the parishioners who do not have children in the school. The School Board advises the Pastor on matters pertaining to policies, budget, and the selection of the principal for the school. The Board follows the guidelines adopted by the Diocesan Board of Education and approved by the bishop. Each member is appointed by the Pastor, for a three (3)-year staggered term.
Sara Bishop (President), Charles Ogbeide (Vice-President), Stacy Keenan (Secretary), Janell Elser, Jeb Mills, Ben Pinter, Sofia Vawter, Brian Wood
ex officio: Fr. John Antony, Marcia Diamond
The School Finance Committee assists the School Board in advising the Pastor on budgeting and financial issues related to the school.
Mark Elser, Charles Ogbeide, Javier Reyes, Susan Upchurch, Tim Yeager
ex officio: Fr. John Antony, Marcia Diamond, Cheryl Floyd
The endowment uses its annual earned income to supplement the school’s budget and enhance curricula. It is operated under the School Board and administered by five trustees all appointed by the pastor.
Keith Morrison (Chair), Amy May, Jeff Schomburger, Jon Kathol, Marcia Diamond, Fr. John Antony
The PTO sponsors programs which help our school earn money for needed equipment and supplies. Each year the PTO schedules the Fiesta & Silent Auction, our major fundraising event. They also organize one of the favorite events of the year: St. Joseph School Fall Fest. The PTO participates in Box Tops for Education, Tyson Project A+, Cici’s Pizza and Chick-fil-A Fundraisers, and recycling ink cartridges, cell phones, and aluminum cans.
Amy Pracht (Co-President), Kelli Janawitz (Co-President), Kathy Ausderau (Treasurer), At large: Adriana Stacey, Karen Boskus, Dina Barnes, Susan Antony
Our parish building committee charged with the planning and implementation of future construction projects to meet the demands of our growing parish. Phase II – Norm and Caroline DeBriyn Activity Center and Phase III a new Sanctuary.
Mark Breden (Co-Chair), Tom Hennelly (Co-Chair), Ed Connell, Bokie Cleghorn, Pete Heinzelmann, Susan Hui, Bob Kelly, Sandra Lester, Patrick McGee, Larkus Pesnell, Mark Prenger, John Strack, Paula Thiessen, Richard Welcher, Fr. John Antony, Marcia Diamond