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

    Chair

    Former President and CEO, Retirement Plan Services
    Lincoln Financial Group
    Philadelphia, PA

    Independent Board Member

  • Gregory R. Kepferle, MA

    Vice Chair

    CEO
    Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
    San Jose, CA

    Member Agency Executive Director

  • Robert J. McCann, PhD

    Secretary

    Executive Director
    Catholic Charities Spokane
    Spokane, WA

    Member Agency Executive Director

  • Michael D. Connelly

    Treasurer

    Former President and CEO
    Mercy Health
    Cincinnati, OH

  • Most Rev. David Zubik, DD

    Episcopal Liaison

    Bishop
    Diocese of Pittsburgh
    Pittsburgh, PA

Trustees

  • Peter Vogel

    Member

    CEO
    Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada
    Reno, NV

    Member Agency Executive Director

  • Patrick Raglow

    Member

    Executive Director
    Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Oklahoma City
    Oklahoma City, OK

    Member Agency Executive Director

  • Joanne Nattrass

    Member

    Executive Director
    Commonwealth Catholic Charities
    Richmond, VA

    Member Agency Executive Director

  • Tara Kenney

    Member

    Senior Vice President
    Boston Common Asset Management
    Winchester, MA

    Independent Board Member

  • Patrick Fisher

    Member

    CEO
    Creation Investments Capital Management
    Chicago, IL

    Independent Board Member

  • J. Antonio Fernandez

    Member

    President and CEO
    Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of San Antonio
    San Antonio, TX

    Member Agency Executive Director

  • Most Rev. Oscar Cantu

    Member

    Bishop
    Diocese of Las Cruces
    Las Cruces, NM

    Independent Board Member

  • Kevin Hickey

    Member

    Executive Director
    Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden
    Camden, NJ

    Member Agency Executive Director

  • R. Neal Black

    Member

    Former President & CEO, Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc.
    Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc.
    Hempstead, MD

    Independent Board Member

  • Sidney S. Simmons, II

    Member

    Attorney
    Sidney S. Simmons, P.L.
    Jacksonville, FL

    Independent Board Member

  • Sister Carol Keehan, DC

    Member

    President and CEO
    Catholic Health Association
    St. Louis, MO

    Participating Observer

  • Sheila Gilbert

    Member

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

    Participating Observer

  • Martina O'Sullivan

    Member

    Director
    Dominican Hospital
    Capitola, CA

  • Constance O'Brien

    Member

    Board Member
    Ladies of Charity USA-AIC
    Kansas City, MO

    Participating Observer

  • Nancy Galeazzi

    Member

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

    Member Agency Executive Director

  • Sean Callahan

    Member

    COO
    Catholic Relief Services
    Baltimore, MD

    Participating Observer

  • Michael Erne

    Member

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

  • Jesse J. Bean

    Member

    Managing Partner
    JBean & Associates
    San Francisco, CA

  • Dr. Isaiah McKinnon

    Member

    Associate Professor
    University of Detroit Mercy
    Detroit, MI

  • Elida El-Gawly

    Member

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

    Independent Board Member

  • Marguerite D. Harmon

    Immediate Past Chair

    CEO
    Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona
    Tucson, AZ

    Member Agency Executive Director