Board of Trustees


Most Reverend Christophe Pierre

Apostolic Nuncio to the United States of America


Most Reverend Robert J. Brennan

Bishop of Columbus



Most Reverend Terry R. LaValley

Bishop of Ogdensburg

Chair of the Board


Most Reverend James S. Wall

Bishop of Gallup

Vice-Chair of the Board

Reverend Josh Altonji

Assistant Director of Vocations

Diocese of Birmingham

Very Reverend Steven P. Beseau


Pontifical College Josephinum

Mr. Charles Bramlage


Yamo Pharmaceuticals

Columbus, Ohio


Dr. Perry J. Cahall

School of Theology
Pontifical College Josephinum

Sister Anthony Mary Diago, RSM

Director of the Office of Consecrated Life

Diocese of Phoenix

Mr. John O. Erwin

Vice President for Administration; Treasurer

Pontifical College Josephinum


Reverend Earl Fernandes

Pastor, Saint Ignatius of Loyola Parish

Cincinnati, Ohio

Dr. Douglas C. Fortner

College of Liberal Arts

Pontifical College Josephinum


Reverend Christopher M. Gober

Director of Vocations

Diocese of Charlotte


Mr. Rick H. Jeric

Executive Director

Women’s Care Center

Columbus, Ohio


Mr. J. David Karam


Sbarro, LLC

Dublin, Ohio


Most Reverend Jeffrey M. Monforton

Bishop of Steubenville

Deacon Stephen Petrill
Professor, Department of Psychology
The Ohio State University


Most Reverend Steven J. Raica
Bishop of Birmingham​

Reverend Jeffrey J. Rimelspach


Saint Margaret of Cortona Church

Columbus, Ohio

General Administration

To contact members of the General Administration,

please call 614-885-5585.

Very Reverend Steven P. Beseau


Reverend Ervens Mengelle, IVE

Vice Rector, School of Theology

Reverend Michael J. Lumpe

Vice Rector, College of Liberal Arts

Mr. John O. Erwin

Vice President for Administration; Treasurer

Mr. Douglas H. Stein

Vice President for Advancement

Dr. Perry J. Cahall

Academic Dean, School of Theology

Dr. David J. De Leonardis

Academic Dean, College of Liberal Arts

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