Director of the Institute for Pastoral Leadership; Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling
B.A. (English Literature) Drake University, M.S.W. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, L.C.S.W., State of Illinois, D.Min. University of Saint Mary of the Lake. Former appointments included Director of Students, Institute for Lay Formation; Associate Director, Lay Ministry Formation Program; Youth Minister, Saint Philip the Apostle Parish, Northfield; Residence Life Director, The Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart, Lake Forest; Clinical Social Work Practice. As a licensed clinical social worker, additional studies in counseling at the Victor Frankl Institute for Logotherapy, and in theology at Loyola University Chicago and the Catholic Theological Union. Appointed member of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Sub-Committee on Ecclesial Ministry and Service. Professional memberships include, the National Association of Graduate Schools in Ministry, and the National Association of Lay Ministry.