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.

Most Rev. Edward J. Weisenberger, President

Bishop Designate of the Diocese of Tuscon, Arizona
Tuscon, Arizona

 

Most Rev. Michael W. Warfel, Vice President

Bishop of the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings, Montana
Great Falls, Montana

 

Reverend Gregory Mastey, Secretary

Pastor of Holdingford Area Catholic Community
Holdingford, Minnesota

 

Ms. Anne Cullen Miller, Treasurer

President, Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota
Mendota Heights, Minnesota

 

Sr. Esther Mary Nickel R.S.M., Governance Committee

Associate Director of Worship, Diocese of Sioux City, Iowa
Jackson, Minnesota

 

Reverend Larry Snyder, Governance Committee

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

 

Most Rev. Brendan J. Cahill

Bishop of the Diocese of Victoria, Texas
Victoria, Texas

 

Ms. Cecilia Calvo

Senior Advisor on Environmental Justice, Jesuit Conference
Washington D.C.

 

Mr. Julian Heron

Owner, Tuttle, Taylor and Heron
Washington D.C.

 

Mr. Ron Rosmann

Farmer, Rosmann Family Farms
Harlan, Iowa

 

Mr. Kelly Spiering

Farmer
Powell, Wyoming

 

Dr. Christopher Thompson

Assoc. Professor, Moral Theology and Director, Center for Theological Formation
St. Paul, Minnesota

 

Mr. Mark Rohlena, Observer

Director, Office of Domestic Social Development, USCCB
Washington D.C.