Officials, Boards, Commissions and Councils

ARCHDIOCESAN OFFICIALS

Archbishop of Dubuque — Most Rev. Michael Jackels, S.T.D.,

Vicar General — Rev. Msgr. Thomas E. Toale, Ph.D., Email DBQCVGD@dbqarch.org

Judicial Vicar — Rev. Scott E. Bullock, J.C.L., Email DBQCJV@dbqarch.org

Vicar For Hispanic Ministry — Rev. Msgr. James L. Miller, Email DBQCHM@dbqarch.org Church of the Nativity Parish, 1225 Alta Vista Street, Dubuque 52001; 563-582-1839

Chancellor — Sr. Maureen McPartland, O.P., J.C.L., Email DBQCCO@dbqarch.org

Moderator Of The Curia — Rev. Msgr. Thomas E. Toale, Ph.D., Email DBQCVGD@dbqarch.org

Director of the Archdiocesan Pastoral Center — Lynn Osterhaus, Email DBQCHR@dbqarch.org

Finance Officer — Richard L. Runde, C.P.A., Email DBQCFO@dbqarch.org

ARCHDIOCESAN CONSULTORS

Rev. Msgr. James O. BartaRev. Msgr. Ralph P. Simington
Rev. Msgr. Russell M. BleichRev. Philip E. Thompson
Rev. Msgr. Walter L. BrunkanRev. Msgr. Thomas E. Toale
Very Rev. Richard G. GaulRev. Msgr. Lyle L. Wilgenbusch

VICARS FORANE (DEANS)

Cedar Rapids—Very Rev. Mark A. Ressler, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, 1350 Lyndhurst Drive, Hiawatha 52233 Tel: 319-393-3778, Email DBQ103@dbqarch.org

Decorah—Very Rev. Phillip G. Gibbs, St. Benedict Parish, 307 West Main Street, Decorah 52101 Tel: 563-382-9631, Email DBQ049@dbqarch.org

Dubuque—Very Rev. Dwayne J. Thoman, Holy Spirit Parish, 2215 Windsor Avenue, Dubuque 52001 Tel. 563-583-1709, Email DBQ059@dbqarch.org

Dyersville—Very Rev. Dennis J. Quint, Basilica of St. Francis Xavier, 104 Third Street, S.W., Dyersville 52040 Tel: 563-875-7325, Email DBQ067@dbqarch.org

Marshalltown—Very Rev. Michael J. Mescher,  St. Patrick Parish, 900 Park Street, Tama  52339, Tel. 641-484-3039, Email DBQ197@dbqarch.org

Mason City— Co-Dean:Very Rev. Kenneth B. Gehling, Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa, 1000 4th Street S.W., Mason City 50401 Tel. 641-424-7000; Email DBQHC3@dbqarch.org

Co-Dean: Very Rev. Stephen L. Meyer, St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, 1000 Des Moines Street, Webster City 50595  Tel. 515-832-1190)DBQ218@dbqarch.org

New Hampton—Very Rev. Brian M. Dellaert, Holy Family Parish, 313 West Court Street, New Hampton, 50659 Tel: 641-394-2105; Email DBQ141@dbqarch.org

Waterloo—Very Rev. Dennis J. Colter, St. Patrick Parish, 705 Main Street, Cedar Falls  50613, Tel. 319-266-3523, Email DBQ025@dbqarch.org

ARCHDIOCESAN BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, COUNCILS

American Martyrs Retreat House Advisory Board Chair, Deacon Greg Lievens,  Tom Hoag, Dale Roethler, Jackie Hoggins, Deacon Al Weber, Director, Luke Jenson, Rev. Msgr. Lyle L. Wilgenbusch, Julie Paladino

Faith Formation Commission Ex-officio member: Most Rev. Michael Jackels;
Theresa Breitbach, Deacon Jim Patera, Nicole Casey. Lyndsay Petersen, Mary Chizek, Becky Picard, Rev. Donald J. Czapla, Mary Smock, Mike Erickson, Jarrett Wendt, Martha Hanley, Tyler Wheeler, Executive Officer: Jim Osterberger

Catholic School Board Ex-officio member: Jim Osterberger
Matthew Chizek, Rev. James L. Secora, Laurie Field, Patrick Stahr, Leo Monaghan, Michelle Tressel. Matt O’Loughlin, Ellen Voegele, Jake Schaeffer, Carolyn Wiezorek, Sherri Schulte, Executive Officer:Kim Hermsen

The Archdiocese of Dubuque Corporate Board Most Rev. Michael Jackels, Sr. Dolores Marie McHugh, BVM, Sr. Maureen McPartland, OP, Mark Molo, Rev. Msgr. Thomas E. Toale, Treasurer (non-voting): Richard L. Runde, Recording Secretary: Sarah Otting

Archdioces of Dubuque Deposit and Loan Fund Board Most Rev. Michael Jackels, Mark Molo, Sr. Dolores Marie McHugh, BVM, Sr. Maureen McPartland, OP, Rev. Msgr. Thomas E. Toale, Treasurer (non-voting): Richard L. Runde, Recording Secretary: Sarah Otting


Archdiocese of Dubuque Education Fund Corporate Board 
Most Rev. Michael O. Jackels, Richard Runde, Sr. Dolores Marie McHugh, BVM , Rev. Msgr. Thomas E. Toale, Sr. Maureen McPartland, OP, Mark Molo, Recording Secretary: Sarah Otting


Archdiocese of Dubuque Perpetual Care Fund Corporate Board 
Most Rev. Michael O. Jackels, Deacon John Stierman, Sr. Helen Huewe, OSF, Rev. Msgr. Thomas E. Toale, Sr. Maureen McPartland, OP, Treasurer (non-voting): Richard Runde, Recording Secretary: Sarah Otting


Archdiocese of Dubuque Seminarian Education Fund Corporate Board 
Most Rev. Michael Jackels, Mark Molo, Sr. Dolores Marie McHugh, BVM, Rev. Msgr. Thomas E. Toale, Sr. Maureen McPartland, OP, Treasurer (non-voting): Richard L. Runde, Recording Secretary: Sarah Otting


Audit Committee 
Chair: Denise Dolan, Sr. Margaret Cosgrove, BVM, Ken TeKippe, Staff (non-voting): Richard L. Runde


Building Commission
Chair: Rev. Msgr. Russell M. Bleich, Executive Secretary: Richard Runde, Rev. Neil J. Manternach, Recording Secretary: Jim Betzner, Jeff Morrow, Milt Dakovich, John J. Negro, Deacon Ray Larsen, Jim Osterberger, Ron Leibold, Rev. Msgr. Carl L. Schmitt, Peggy Lovrien, Ed Wineinger


Catholic Charities Board of Directors 
President: Most Rev. Michael O. Jackels, Vice President: Rev. Msgr. Thomas E. Toale, Deacon Bill Biver, Sr. Susan O’Connor, RSM, Sr. Margaret Mary Cosgrove, BVM, Ruth Palmer, Nancy Zachar Fett, Paul Sigwarth, James Jackson, Judy Wolf, Tom Johnson, Staff (non-voting): Tracy Morrison


Catholic Charities Foundation — (a.k.a. Saint Mary’s Home Board of Directors)

President: Most Rev. Michael Jackels, Vice-President: Rev. Msgr. Thomas E. Toale, Greg Burbach, Sr. Margaret Mary Cosgrove, BVM, Nicholas Schrup III, Michael Coyle, Judy Wolf, Staff (non-voting): Tracy Morrison


CEW Advisory Committee
 –Barbara Brumm, Debbie Landuyt, Bob Budd, John Martin, Ellie Budd, Kathy Martin, Sara Doruska, Julia Neff, Mike Dudley, Cathy Robertson, Sr. Carol Freking, OSF, Becky Seymour, Rev. George W. Karnik


Christian Initiation Advisory Committee 
Rev. Noah J. Diehm, Matthew Selby, Shelby Dolash, Kate Tyler, Rev. Jeffrey A. Dole, Annette Uker, Rev. Kenneth J. Glaser, Linda Van Etten, Peggy Lovrien, Ellen Voegle, Joanne Pohland


Church Design/Renovation Commission 
Chair: Rev. Neil J. Manternach, Executive Secretary: Peggy Lovrien, Rev. John S. Haugen, Rev. Dennis D. Juhl, Pam Johnston, Rae Reilly


Diaconal Community Council

President, Most Rev. Michael Jackels;
Executive Secretary: Deacon Tom Lang
Chair: Deacon Bill Biver ……………………………………………………………….. Dubuque Region
Vice Chair: TBD
Secretary: Deacon Tim Post …………………………………………………………. Waterloo Region
Treasurer: Deacon Jeff Harris …………………………………………………………… Ames Region
Deacon Tom Renze …………………………………………………………………………. Ames Region
Deacon Paul Zimmerman ……………………………………………………….. Cedar Rapids Region
Deacon John Winkel ………………………………………………………………. Cedar Rapids Region
Deacon Dave Brinkmoeller ……………………………………………………………. Dubuque Region
Deacon Dennis Popowski …………………………………………………………… Mason City Region
Kris Ward …………………………………………………………………………………. Mason City Region
Deacon Nicholas Francois ……………………………………………………………. Northeast Region
Deacon Jeff Molitor ……………………………………………………………………… Northeast Region
Deacon Phil Paladino …………………………………………………………………… Waterloo Region
Deacon Mark Sandersfeld ……………………………………………… Appointed by the Archbishop
Rev. James P. Brokman …………………………………………………………. Archbishop’s Delegate
Deacon Michael Ward ………………………………………………………………………… APC Liaison
Deacon Bill Biver ………… Catholic Charities Board Representative/Social Concerns Committee

 

Due Process Board Chair: TBD, Rev. Gabriel C. Anderson, David Heiar, Chris Corken, Julie Niemeyer, Sr. Jean Marie Gordon, BVM, Brendan Quann, Staff (non-voting): Lynn Osterhaus


Family Life and Marriage Advisory Committee 
Deacon Gary Aitchison, Dan Hurt, Kay Aitchison, Linda Manternach, Karen Bonfig, Katie Pfiffner, Jennifer Clancy, Rev. Phillip E. Schmitt, Mike Erikson


Finance Council
 -Chair: Most Rev. Michael O. Jackels, Executive Secretary: Richard Runde, Recording Secretary: Kathy Wuertzer, Donald J. Bergan, Robert Kucharski, Deacon Matthew F. Berry, Jason McDermott, Sr. Margaret Cosgrove, BVM, Karen Sturm, Thomas W. Hanley, Rev. Msgr. Thomas E. Toale, Rev. Joseph L. Hauer, Steve Weiss


Human Resources Advisory Committee 
Chair, Lynn Osterhaus; Sr. Jean Gordon, BVM; Kathy Krusie, Julie Neimeyer


Investment Committee 
Chair: Robert Kucharski, John Bailey, Don Flynn, Greg Greco, Rev. Douglas J. Loecke, Deacon Paul Peckosh, Richard Runde


Medical-Moral Commission 
Chair: Janine Marie Idziak, Ph.D., Rev. William M. Joensen, Ph.D., Rev. Stephen A. Lundgren, M.A., M.Div., Janice Loecke, L.P.N., B.S., Eileen McSperrin, B.S.N., Sr. Susan O’Connor, RSM, M.S.W, M.A., Mark Valliere, M.D., M.M.M., Rev. Msgr. Thomas R. Zinkula, J.D., J.C.L.


PAMAD
(Pastoral Associates/Ministers of the Archdiocese of Dubuque) President: Karen Bonfig, Vice President: Sr. Connie Howe, RSM, Treasurer: Toni Pint-Burke, Secretary: Karen Newman


Pastoral Council 
President: Most Rev. Michael O. Jackels, Chair: Patrick Goedken, Vice-Chair: Sue Salow, Secretary: Sue Keune, Executive Secretary: Dan Rohner, Ex-Officio: Rev. Msgr. Thomas E. Toale. Bob Buschette, Deacon Jim Patera, Maureen Crahan, Judy Ramsey, Kathy Fredericks, Jim Reicks, Sr. Virginia Heldorfer, OSF, Sharon Rettinger, Brad Kneeland, Deacon Michael Ward, Ivan Saw Soe Myint, Malinda Welton


Permanent Diaconate Formation Board 
Chair: Deacon Tom Lang, Rev. Jerry F. Kopacek, Deacon Alan Christy, Deacon Raymond Larsen, June Francois, Rev. David H. O’Connor, Deacon Gerald Jorgensen, Deacon Tom Renze, Joann Koopmann


Personel Advisory Board
Rev. John A. Gossman Age Group I
Rev. Steven J. Rosonke Age Group II
Rev. Steven M. Garner Age Group III
Rev. Nicholas B. March Age Group IV
Rev. Msgr. Thomas R. Zinkula At Large


Persons with Disabilities Advisory Committee —
Martha Hanley,Deacon Stephen MacDonald, Andy Hasley, Sara Reams, D.J. Jaeger, Sharon Rettinger, Norma Leibold, Deacon Dan Rigel, MacKenzie MacDonald


Priests’ Council
President: Most Rev. Michael O. Jackels
Chair: Rev. Anthony J. Kruse
Vice Chair: Rev. G. Robert Gross
Secretary: Rev. Alan J. Dietzenbach
Ex-Officio: Rev. Msgr. Thomas E. Toale

Deanery Representatives:
Rev. Philip E. Thompson ……………………………………………………………… Cedar Rapids
Rev. G. Robert Gross ………………………………………………………………………… Decorah
Rev. Alan J. Dietzenbach …………………………………………………………………… Dubuque
Very Rev. Dwayne J. Thoman …………………………………………………………….. Dubuque
Rev. Noah J. Diehm …………………………………………………………………………. Dyersville
Very Rev. Michael J. Mescher ……………………………………………………….. Marshalltown
Rev. Anthony J. Kruse …………………………………………………………………….. Mason City
Rev. Msgr. Walter L. Brunkan ………………………………………………………. New Hampton
Rev. Kenneth C. Stecher ……………………………………………………………………. Waterloo
Rev. James P. Brokman ………………………………………………… Appointed by the Archbishop
Rev. Msgr. James L. Miller …………………………………………….. Appointed by the Archbishop
Rev. Msgr. Carl L. Schmitt ……………………………………………. Retired Priests Representative
Rev. Msgr. Daniel J. Knepper ……………………………………….. Retired Priests Representative
Rev. Paul Chen, SVD ………………………………………………. Religious Priests Representative


Priestly Life and Ministry Committee (Standing Committee of the Priests’ Council)
Rev. Rodney M. Allers, Rev. Kenneth J. Glaser, Rev. Greg E. Bahl, Rev. Msgr. Lyle L. Wilgenbusch, Rev. Steven M. Garner


Review Board for the Protection of Minors
Chair: Randal Nigg ………………………………………………………………………. Dubuque
Dr. Tom Anderegg ……………………………………………………………………….. Dubuque
Pastor Stephen Brackett ……………………………………………………………….. Waverly
Deacon Michael Klappholz …………………………………………………………….. Cedar Rapids
Geri Konrardy …………………………………………………………………………… Dyersville
Rev. Michael G. Schueller ………………………………………………………………. Epworth
Deacon Gerald T. Jorgensen ……………………… Promoter of Justice regarding Penal Matters


Saint Raphael Priest Fund Society Board of Directors/Priest Pension Plan Board of Trustees
President: Most Rev. Michael O. Jackels
Vice-President: Rev. Msgr. Thomas E. Toale
Secretary-Treasurer: Rev. Steven J. Rosonke
Plan Administrator: Richard Runde
Recording Secretary: Kathy Wuertzer

Directors:
Rev. Richard J. Ament Rev. Thomas J. McDermott
Rev. Donald V. Bakewell Very Rev. Michael J. Mescher
Rev. Msgr. Walter L. Brunkan Rev. Mark J. Reasoner
Rev. Dennis J. Colter Rev. Steven J. Rosonke
Rev. Douglas J. Loecke Rev. Msgr. Carl L. Schmitt
Rev. Msgr. John R. McClean Rev. Msgr. Thomas R. Zinkula


Seminary Admissions and Advisory Board
 Chair: Rev. David A. Schatz, Rev. Thomas J. McDermott, Mary Jo Pfeifer-Wulf, Rev. Neil J. Manternach, Rev. Dustin L. Vu


School Tuition Organization (STO) Board of Directors 
President: Jim Osterberger, Vice-President: Kim Hermsen, Secretary (non-voting): Jeff Henderson, Kevin Ballard, Katie Fahey, Mike Hulme, Lynn Ptacek, Rev. Michael G. Schueller, Lori Thielen


Stewardship Committee
Pam Satern ……………………………………………………………… Cedar Rapids Deanery
Gerald Busta …………………………………………………………………. Decorah Deanery
Jane Christiansen ………………………………………………………….. Decorah Deanery
Paula Friedman ……………………………………………………………… Dubuque Deanery
Gene Seloover ……………………………………………………………….. Dyersville Deanery
Stephen Mahoney ………………………………………………………….. Marshalltown Deanery
Jean Casey …………………………………………………………………….. Mason City Deanery
Carolyn Nelson ………………………………………………………………. New Hampton Deanery
Toni Pint-Burke …………………………………………………………………. Waterloo Deanery
Nancy Rae Miller ………………………………………………………. At Large Representative
Rev. Msgr. Lyle L. Wilgenbusch ………………………………………………………. Pastor
Sr. Lynn Fangman, PBVM ………………………………………………………………. Staff


The Witness Advisory Committee
 Chair: Sr. Carol Hoverman, OSF, Lori Bahl, Paula Montag, Sr. Mira Mosle, BVM, Marilyn Gorun, Dale Kueter, Deacon Sean Smith


The Witness Corporate Board
Most Rev. Michael O. Jackels, Rev. Msgr. Thomas E. Toale, Sr. Maureen McPartland, OP, John Robbins, Treasurer (non-voting): Richard Runde, Recording Secretary: Sarah Otting


Worship Commission 
Rev. Alan J. Dietzenbach, Mollie Muntefering, Amy Dolan, Anastasia Nicklaus, Bob Hauser, Very Rev. Dennis J. Quint, Sr. Connie Howe, RSM, Marcia Reilly, Rev. Msgr. Daniel J. Knepper, Deacon Robert Stirm, Peggy Lovrien, Sr. Shari Sutherland, RSM, Rev. Msgr. James L. Miller

OTHER CATHOLIC ORGANIZATIONS

The Catholic Foundation
Chairman: Paul Sigwarth
Ex-Officio: Most Rev. Michael O. Jackels
Treasurer (non-voting): Richard Runde, Secretary: Anne Cunningham. Deacon Matthew Berry, Michele Brock. Steve Duggan, Ken Keune, Richard Nelson, Barb Potts