Board of Trustees

The leaders and members of Catholic Charities USA's Board of Trustees bring valuable experience and expertise from Catholic higher education, health care, humanitarian and social service organizations as well as from the larger public, private, and nonprofit sectors.

Leadership

  • Charles C. Cornelio

    Treasurer

    President, Defined Contribution
    Lincoln Financial Group
    Greensboro, NC

  • Elida El-Gawly

    Secretary

    Director, Community Grants and Investments
    Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word
    Houston, TX

    Independent Board Member

  • Gregory R. Kepferle, MA

    Vice Chair

    CEO
    Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
    San Jose, CA

    Member Agency Executive Director

  • Marguerite D. Harmon

    Chair

    CEO
    Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona
    Tucson, AZ

    Member Agency Executive Director

  • Most Rev. David Zubik, DD

    Episcopal Liaison

    Bishop
    Diocese of Pittsburgh
    Pittsburgh, PA

Trustees

  • Sister Linda Yankoski

    Member

    President and CEO
    Holy Family Institute
    Pittsburgh, PA

    Independent Board Member

  • Sister Carol Keehan, DC

    Member

    President and CEO
    Catholic Health Association
    St. Louis, MO

    Representative of Catholic Health Association of the United States, St. Vincent de Paul or a Catholic College/University

  • Robert J. McCann, PhD

    Member

    Executive Director
    Catholic Charities Spokane
    Spokane, WA

    Member Agency Executive Director

  • Rev. Msgr. Kevin Sullivan

    Member

    Executive Director
    Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of New York
    New York, NY

    Member Agency Executive Director

  • Sheila Gilbert

    Member

    President
    National Council of the United States Society of St. Vincent de Paul
    Indianapolis, IN

    Representative of Catholic Health Association of the United States, St. Vincent de Paul or a Catholic College/University

  • Martina O'Sullivan

    Member

    Director
    Dominican Hospital
    Capitola, CA

  • Heather Reynolds, MSW

    Member

    President and CEO
    Catholic Charities Fort Worth
    Fort Worth, TX

    Member Agency Executive Director

  • Constance O'Brien

    Member

    Board Member
    Ladies of Charity of the USA
    St. Louis, MO

    Representative of Catholic Health Association of the United States, St. Vincent de Paul or a Catholic College/University

  • Nancy Galeazzi

    Member

    Executive Director
    Catholic Charities, Diocese of Des Moines
    Des Moines, IA

    Member Agency Executive Director

  • Timothy F. Noelker

    Member

    Partner
    Thompson Coburn, LLP
    St. Louis, MO

  • Steven P. Bresnahan

    Member

    Executive Director
    Catholic Charities, Diocese of St. Cloud
    St. Cloud, MN

    Member Agency Executive Director

  • Steve Bogus

    Member

    Executive Director
    Catholic Charities of Louisville
    Louisville, KY

    Member Agency Executive Director

  • Sean Callahan

    Member

    CEO
    Catholic Relief Services
    Baltimore, MD

  • Peter Steinfels

    Member

    2014 Peter P. and Margaret D'Angelo Endowed Chair in the Humanities
    St. John's University
    New York, NY

  • Michael Erne

    Member

    Former Executive Vice President & CEO
    Catholic Healthcare West
    Honolulu, HI

  • Jesse J. Bean

    Member

    Managing Partner
    JBean & Associates
    San Francisco, CA

  • Jeffrey Bialik

    Member

    Diocesan Director
    Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA

    Member Agency Executive Director

  • Charles C. Cornelio

    Treasurer

    President, Defined Contribution
    Lincoln Financial Group
    Greensboro, NC

  • Andrew B. Linbeck

    Member

    Managing Director
    Salient Partners, LP
    Houston, TX

  • Michael D. Connelly

    Member

    President and CEO
    Mercy Health
    Cincinnati, OH

  • Dr. Isaiah McKinnon

    Member

    Associate Professor
    University of Detroit Mercy
    Detroit, MI

  • Dr. Barbara W. Shank, LICSW

    Member

    Dean and Professor
    School of Social Work, St. Catherine University and University of St. Thomas
    St. Paul, MN

    Representative of Catholic Health Association of the United States, St. Vincent de Paul or a Catholic College/University

  • Elida El-Gawly

    Secretary

    Director, Community Grants and Investments
    Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word
    Houston, TX

    Independent Board Member

  • Gregory R. Kepferle, MA

    Vice Chair

    CEO
    Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
    San Jose, CA

    Member Agency Executive Director

  • Marguerite D. Harmon

    Chair

    CEO
    Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona
    Tucson, AZ

    Member Agency Executive Director

  • Most Rev. David Zubik, DD

    Episcopal Liaison

    Bishop
    Diocese of Pittsburgh
    Pittsburgh, PA