Boards of Directors

Committed to Putting Love in Action

Both our Board of Directors and our Associate Board work closely with staff to ensure we have the necessary resources to provide quality programming for Amate House fellows.

Board of Directors

President

Katie O'Halloran

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co.

Vice President

Christie Klimas

DePaul University

Treasurer

Martin Burns

Burke Burns & Pinelli, Ltd.

Secretary

Bret Thomas

Liturgy Training Publications

Archdiocesan Relations

Fr. Don Nevins

St Agnes of Bohemia

Member

Maura Daly Hesness

Archdiocese of Chicago Office of Catholic Schools

Member

Rev. Mark J. Krylowicz

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church

Member

Brian Leonard

Leonard Commodities Inc.

Member

Neil Rogers

Corrosion Materials

Member

Catherine Ruffing Drotleff

Ignatian Spirituality Project

Member

Catherine Zdziarski

Franciscan Health

Member

Kerry Zepeda

Cresco Labs, LLC

Associate Board of Directors

Co-Chair

Adam Dirnberger '16

Loyola Academy

Co-Chair

Zach Hamilton-Cotter '16

Grainger

Marketing Coordinator

Ellen Romer Niemiec '08

Archdiocese of Chicago

Secretary

Theresa Hayes '11

Mi Casa Resource Center

Member

Erik Carlson '16

Invest Aurora

Member

Leslie Carranza '16, '17

Taller De Jose

Member

Jamie Hitro, JVC '14 '15

Physicians Immediate Care

Member

Caitlin Kerwin '14, '15

Monmouth University, Graduate School of Education

Member

Shannon McDonnell '12

United Airlines

Member

Megan Miller '20

Member

Sarah Morris '20

Marjorie Kovler Center

Member

Cate Murray '06

Consultant

Member

Ellen Newkirk '14

College of St. Benedict

Member

Rosanne Parker '14

Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

Member

Tia Rashke '20

St. Thomas of Canterbury Church

Member

Amy Streit '14

St. Vincent de Paul School

Member

Meaghan Sykes '15, '16

Member

Danny Tortelli '14, '15

Columbia College Chicago

Love in action is service to the world.”

Lynne Namka

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