Board of Trustees

Kathleen J. McGowan
Chairperson of the Board of Trustees
Executive Director (Retired)
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet
Joliet, Illinois
 
 
 

Arthur Scheuber
Vice Chairperson of the Board of Trustees

Alumnus
Prior Vice President for Administration
Marquette University
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
 
 

Anthony Arellano
Teacher (Retired)
Joliet District 86
Joliet, Illinois
 
 
 
 

Robert J. Baron, J.D.
Attorney
Mahoney, Silverman & Cross, LLC
Joliet, Illinois
 
 
 
 

Mark D. Bass
Insurance Agent
Farmers’ Insurance Group
Lisle, Illinois
 
 
 
 

DeWitt Buchanan
Alumnus
Managing Director
Safe Harbor Retirement Consultants, LLC
Shorewood, Illinois
 
 
 

Michael Dowd
Alumnus
Director of Operations
City Beverage
Markham, Illinois
 
 
 

Chrystel L. Gavlin, J.D.
Alumna
Associate Judge
Circuit Court of Will County
Joliet, Illinois
 
 
 

Brian J. Giegerich
Vice President, Senior Private Banker
Northern Trust
Wealth Advisory Services
Oak Brook Terrace, Illinois
 
 
 

Marisue Grabavoy
Alumna
Business Manager
Alexander Grabavoy DDS/TMJ
Facial Pain Treatment Center
Shorewood, Illinois
 
 

Sr. Margaret Guider, OSF, Th.D.
Associate Professor of Missiology
Boston College School of Theology and Ministry
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
 
 
 
 

Diane F. Habiger
Alumna
Property Manager, Co-Owner
Lincolnshire Properties
Joliet, Illinois
 
 
 

Steven Hernandez, J.D.
Senior Counsel
BP America Inc.
Naperville, Illinois
 
 
 
 

Sr. MaryAnn Jerkofsky, OSF, Ph.D.
Admissions Department
Our Lady of Angels Retirement Home
Joliet, Illinois
 
 
 
 

Arvid C. Johnson, Ph.D.
President
University of St. Francis
Joliet, Illinois
 
 
 
 

Rev. James B. Lewis, O.Carm.
Rector
Chicago, Illinois
 
 
 
 
 

Joseph T. Mallof
President and CEO,
World Kitchen, LLC (retired)
Rosemont, Illinois
 
 
 
 

Karl Maurer
Financial Advisor
Oak Brook, Illinois
 
 
 
 
 

Cheryl McCarthy, Ph.D.
Alumna
Superintendent
Joliet Township High School #204
Joliet, Illinois
 
 
 

Candice Rosen
Alumna
President and CEO
Candice Rosen Health Counseling
La Canada Flintridge, California
 
 
 

Paramjit (PJ) Sidhu
Administrator
Joliet Oncology Hematology Associates, Ltd.
Joliet, Illinois
 
 
 
 

Cheryl Stepney
Senior Data Architect
SDG
Golden Valley, Minnesota
 
 
 
 

Dan Stevenson, CFA
Regional Market President
Midland States Bank
Joliet, Illinois
 
 
 
 

Sr. Faith Szambelanczyk, OSF
Sponsorship Trustee
Alumna
President/CEO (Retired)
Joliet Catholic Academy
Joliet, Illinois
 
 

Michael Turk
President
Turk Furniture
Joliet, Illinois
 
 
 
 

Thomas Vana
President and CEO
Kurtz Ambulance Service
New Lenox, Illinois
 
 
 
 

Anthony Villa
Alumnus
CEO
Insuresoft
University Park, Illinois
 
 
 

Shawn Walsh, Ed.D.
Ex Officio Member as President of the Alumni Association
Regional Superintendent of Schools
Will County Regional Office of Education
New Lenox, Illinois
 
 
 

Patricia S. Wheeler
Alumna
Naperville, Illinois
 
 
 
 
 

Phyllis M. Wilson, Ph.D.
Capella University
Adjunct Professor
Wilson & Associates Educational Consulting Services
Educational Strategist
Joliet, Illinois
 
 

Lawrence A. Wyllie, Ed.D.
Superintendent (Retired)
Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210
New Lenox, Illinois
 
 
 
 

Sr. Mary Jo Young, OSF, Ph.D.
Alumna
Professor Emeritus
Elmhurst College
Elmhurst, Illinois
 
 
 

Sr. Dolores Zemont, OSF
Sponsorship Trustee
President
Sisters of St. Francis of Mary Immaculate
Joliet, Illinois
 
 
 
 

Trustees Emeritus

Thomas M. Flavin
President
Flavin and Associates
Woodridge, Illinois

 

Byron O. Lee, Jr.
President and Chief Executive Officer (Retired)
Nuclear Management and Resources Council
Washington, D.C.

 

Carolyn Tomecek Murphy
Alumna
President, Commercial Operations (Retired)
CNA Insurance Companies
Chicago, Illinois

 

Presidents Emeritus

James A. Doppke, Ph.D. – Libertyville, Illinois
John C. Orr, Ph.D. – Verona, Illinois
Michael J. Vinciguerra, Ph.D. – Joliet, Illinois

 

Officers of the Corporation

Kathleen J. McGowan – President
Arvid C. Johnson – Secretary
Elizabeth Laken, USF Vice President of Administration and Finance – Treasurer