Most Rev. R. Daniel Conlon, Bishop of Joliet

 

 

 

 

 

  Mr. Donald Ciancio (Chair)- Retired Sr.VP, Vantage Specialty Chemicals Our Lady of Peace, Darien

 

 

 

 

 

  Mr. Michael Cabrera (Vice Chair) - Diverse Business Empowerment, Exelon St. John the Baptist, Winfield

 

 

 

 

 

  Mr. Edward Burjek (Secretary) - Senior Partner, Merrill-Lynch Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Darien

 

 

 

 

 

  Mr. Michael Bava, (Treasurer) - Diocesan CFO St. Mary of Gostyn, Downers Grove

 

 

 

 

  

  Mr. Brian Schroeder  (Asst. Treasurer) - Diocesan Finance Director  St. Jude, New Lenox

 

 

 

 

                                             Mr. Joe Langenderfer, CFRE, (CEO) - Catholic Education Foundation St. Raymond Cathedral

 

 

  Mr. Jeffrey Arseneau - State Farm Insurance St. Anthony, Frankfort

 

 

 

 

  Rev. John Belmonte, S.J., Ph. D.  - Diocesan Superintendent of Schools St. Paul the Apostle, Joliet

 

 

 

 

 

  Mr. Michael Desmond  - Retired Chemist, BP Oil Sts. Peter & Paul, Naperville

 

 

 

 

 

  Mrs. Alicia Diaz  - Diaz Interior Contractors St. Mary, Minooka

 

 

 

 

 

   Mr. Michael Flynn  - Major Account Executive, Trans-Union St. John the Baptist, Winfield

 

 

 

 

 

  Sr. Nancy Gannon, SFCC  - Retired Educator St. Francis Xavier, Joliet

 

 

 

 

 

  Mr. Gerald R. Huot* - Retired Chairman, Baron-Huot Oil Company St. Patrick, Kankakee

 

 

 

 

 

  Mr. Frank Jurmann - Retired Broker, Stofan Agazzi St. Raymond Cathedral

 

 

 

 

 

  Deacon Robert Kaminski* - Retired Chairman, Midland-Continental St. Mary, Mokena

 

 

 

 

 

  Ms. Leigh-Anne Kazma  - President, Kazma Family Foundation St. Josephat, Chicago

 

 

 

 

 

  Mr. Thomas Lamantia - Managing Director, Magenium Solutions St. Petronille, Glen Ellyn

 

 

 

 

 

  Mr. Michael Murphy, Esq. - General Council, Nalco/Ecolab Our Lady of Peace, Darien

 

 

 

 

 

  Mr. Joseph Mroz - Exec. Vice President, Teacher's Alliance St. George, Bourbonnais

 

 

 

 

 

  Mr. Mark Oates, Esq. - Senior Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP St. Petronille, Glen Ellyn

 

 

 

 

 

  Mr. Michael O’Brien - Chief Operating Officer, HomeStar Bank Maternity BVM, Bourbonnais

 

 

 

 

 

  Mr. Thomas Perez - Tax Partner, Sikich LLP St. Irene, Warrenville

 

 

 

 

 

  Mrs. Liz Repking - President, Cyber Safety Consultants St. Petronille, Glen Ellyn

 

 

 

 

 

  Mrs. Beth Sennett - Concert Musician Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Darien

 

 

 

 

 

  Mr. Patrick Theisen - General Manager, GE Government Relations St. Joseph, Downers Grove

 

 

 

 

 

  Mr. Robert Wentland - Managing Director, Navigant St. Isaac Jogues, Hindale

 

 

 

 

 

*Directors Emeritus

 

SCHOLARSHIPS and GRANTS

The Catholic Education Foundation (CEF) distributes more than 1,600 need-based scholarships each year. Eligible families with students K-12 are encouraged to apply for financial assistance to help cover the cost of tuition. These tuition assistance grants are determined on an annual basis and families must apply each year in order to be considered.  In 2017-18, the CEF distributed $$2,130,297to 1,648 students in our Catholic elementary and high schools.
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