Board of Trustees



Most Reverend Bernard A. Hebda

Archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis


Most Reverend Andrew H. Cozzens, S.T.D.

Auxiliary Bishop, Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis
Vice Chair & Secretary-Treasurer
Interim Rector and Vice President, The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity


Kathleen Laird

Chair of Board Affairs Committee
Consultant, Special Projects Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis


Jennifer L. Ward

Chair of Finance and Audit Committee
Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP


Marilou Eldred, Ph.D. (Trustee Emerita)

Chair of Formation and Program Development Committee
Retired President, Catholic Community Foundation

Thomas Hurley

Chair of Institutional Advancement Committee
Owner, Preferred Management Services, Inc.


Reverend Michael Becker

Rector, Saint John Vianney College Seminary


Msgr. Aloysius R. Callaghan, J.C.D.

Rector and Vice President Emeritus, The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity


Therese Coons, J.D.

Community Volunteer


Reverend Dennis Dease

President Emeritus, University of St. Thomas


Reverend Donald DeGrood

Pastor, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Savage MN


Paul Hoedeman

Acting CFO, Wound Care Technologies


Duane Jacobs

CEO, Jacobs Marketing, Inc.


William Lentsch

Senior VP - Delta Connection and Delta Global Services for Delta Air Lines 


Brian Murray (Trustee Emeritus)

CEO, Ryan Companies, U.S., Inc.


Robert Strachota (Trustee Emeritus)

President, Shenehon Company


Brian Wenger, J.D. (Trustee Emeritus)

Former Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Optum