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



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. Read More Here