Board of Directors

Catholic Rural Life is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of clergy and lay persons, drawn from diverse backgrounds and representing different parts of the country.

Dr. Christopher Thompson

Associate Professor of Moral Theology and Director of the Center for Theological Formation

St. Paul, Minnesota

Secretary

Most Rev. Edward J. Weisenburger

Bishop of the Diocese of Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona

President

Sister Esther Mary Nickel, R.S.M.

Religious Sisters of Mercy

Jackson, MN

Anne Cullen Miller

President, Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota

Mendota Heights, Minnesota

Treasurer

Rev. Larry Snyder

Vice President, Vocation for Mission for University of St. Thomas

St. Paul, Minnesota

Most Rev. Brendan Cahill

Bishop of the Diocese of Victoria

Victoria, Texas

Kelly Spiering

Farmer

Powell, Wyoming

Most Rev. Robert Gruss

Bishop of the Diocese of Rapid City

Rapid City, South Dakota

Most Rev. John Folda

Bishop of the Diocese of Fargo

Fargo, North Dakota

Max Becher

Farmer

Ojai, California