The Rochester Catholic Press Association, Inc., a 501(c)3 New York not-for-profit corporation, publishes the Catholic Courier, El Mensajero Católico, the Official Directory of the Diocese of Rochester and related digital media.
The corporation employs a staff of 12 writers, editors, photographers, designers, advertising and business professionals, operating under the direction of its publisher, Bishop of Rochester Salvatore R. Matano, who also is president of the RCPA.
The other corporate officers are: Very Rev. Paul J. Tomasso, V.G.,vice president; Rev. Daniel Condon, secretary; and Ms. Jane Sutter-Brandt, treasurer.
The corporation is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. Members serve on one of three standing committees that conduct most of the Board’s work.
RCPA Directors are listed in the table below according to their committee assignments. Committees also include some staff of the newspapers and/or the diocesan Pastoral Center. These individuals are denoted in the table by asterisks after their names.
|Editorial Committee||Finance Committee||Board Recruitment &|
Community Outreach Committee
|Mr. Jim Redmond, Chair||Ms. Jane Sutter-Brandt, Chair||Mr. Doug Escher, Chair|
|Dr. Anthony Cook||Mr. Michael Condon||Mrs. Patricia Anthony|
|Ms. Jennifer Ficcaglia *||Ms. Karen Franz *||Rev. Daniel J. Condon *|
|Ms. Karen Franz *||Ms. Megan Henry||Ms. Evelyn D’Agostino|
|Rev. Paul Gitau||Mr. Rolf Miller||Ms. Amanda DiPonzio|
|Mrs. Rebecca Leclair||Mr. William Morris||Ms. Karen Franz *|
|Mr. Douglas Mandelaro *||Deacon Frank Pettrone||Mrs. Jennifer Hinton|
|Ms. Victoria Rippel Wejko||Very Rev. Paul J. Tomasso *||Mr. David Perotto|
|Very Rev. Paul J. Tomasso *||Mrs. Colleen Trevisani|
|Rev. Daniel E. White *|
The following individuals have been elected as Honorary Directors in recognition of their invaluable contributions over the course of several terms of service on the RCPA Board: Mr. Timothy Fitzgerald, Mr. Richard Hare, Mr. William H. Kedley, Ms. Helen McDermott and Ms. Caroline Riby.