Task force members assessed schools' situations - Catholic Courier

Task force members assessed schools’ situations

The 23 members of the Catholic Schools Task Force, who began meeting Sept. 5, 2007, are:

* Gerald Benjamin, principal, St. Agnes School, Avon

* Elizabeth Berliner, principal, Holy Family Junior High School, Elmira

* William Carpenter, managing director, UniCorp Ventures; former chairman & CEO of Bausch & Lomb; member of the Monroe County Catholic Schools Board

* John Crowe, partner, Underberg & Kessler; chairman of McQuaid Jesuit High School’s board of trustees

* Sister of St. Joseph Diane Dennie, pastoral administrator, St. Michael Parish, Lyons

* Dr. J. Raymond Diehl II, vice president emeritus, Unity Health Systems; member of Monroe County Catholic Schools Board

* Deacon Laurence Feasel, professor of law and criminal justice, history, and political science, Monroe Community College

* Father Joseph Hart, vicar general; moderator of the diocesan Pastoral Center; sacramental minister at Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish in Brighton

* Dawn Lannon, comptroller, Farash Corp.

* R. Wayne LeChase, chairman and managing partner, LeChase Construction

* Deacon John McDermott, St. Rita Parish, Webster

* Sister of St. Joseph Janice Morgan, president emeritus of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Rochester; Sister Morgan assumed the diocesan post of interim superintendent of schools on Jan. 11

* Father Thomas Mull, pastor, St. Mary Parish, Canandaigua

* Betty Mullin-DiProsa, president and chief executive officer, St. Ann’s Community

* Father Kevin Murphy, pastor, St. Louis Parish, Pittsford

* Lisa Passero, chief financial officer, Diocese of Rochester

* William Pickett, consultant; former diocesan director of pastoral planning

* Sister Elaine Poitras, CSC; former diocesan superintendent of schools

* Darlene Ryan, manager, Carestream Health; chairwoman of the Monroe County Catholic Schools Board

* Frank Staropoli, leadership consultant; former president of Clinton’s Ditch Canning Cooperative

* Father Paul Tomasso, pastor, City West Parishes, which comprises Holy Apostles and Holy Family parishes, Rochester

* Mercy Sister Edwardine Weaver, codirector, Mercy Bridges

* Gaynelle Wethers, director, Multicultural Affairs at Nazareth College, Pittsford

Facilitators for the task force were Sarah Boyce, Kent Gardner and Rebecca Sumner of the Rochester-based Center for Governmental Research.

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