Diocesan Ministries Directory

Office of the Bishop

Most Reverend Donald DeGrood

Thad Pals

Chris Motz
Chief of Staff

Very Rev. Andrew Young
Vicar General

Very Rev. Gregory Tschakert
Judicial Vicar

Rev. Martin Lawrence
Director of Office of Liturgy & Worship

Melinda North
Executive Assistant to the Bishop

Kathy Holtquist
Administrative Assistant

Vocations Office

Rev. Jordan Samson
Vocations Director

Deacon John Devlin
Deacon Formation Director

Rev. Anthony Klein
Vocations Advocate

Emma Murtha
Vocations Assistant

Marriage Tribunal Office

Very Rev. Gregory Tschakert, JCL
Judicial Vicar

Heather Claude-Eichholz, JCL

Emma Murtha
Tribunal Assistant

Safe Environment Office

Alison Conemac

Victims Assistance Coordinator

Catholic Cemeteries


Rev. Brian Eckrich

Maureen Irvine

Hospital Ministry

Rev. Ed Anderson

Rev. DeWayne Kayser

Rev. Shaun T Haggerty


Administrative and Parish Services

Chief Finance and Administrative Office

Scott Johnson
Finance Officer

Accounting Services

Phillip Eisenberg

Debra Miller
General Ledger and Accounts Receivable

Tom Meyer
Parish Review Coordinator

Zach Kleinsasser
Accounts Payable Specialist

Mary Haiar
 Parish Accounting Services

Janene Playle
 Parish Accounting Services

Information Technology

Dawn Wolf
Information Systems Director

Adam Staebell
IT Help Desk Specialist

John Woodraska
Database Administrator

Building Services

Annette Mouw

Terry McMahon
Maintenance Coordinator

Carlos Rivera

Arlen Boso

Personnel and Human Resources

Twila Roman
Director of Human Resources

Renee Leach
Administrative Assistant

Alison Conemac
Administrative Assistant

Discipleship & Evangelization

Very Rev. Scott Traynor
Vicar for Lay & Clergy Formation

Chris Burgwald, STD
Director of Discipleship Formation

Hector Bautista
Director of Mission Engagement

Director of Catholic Schools

Audrey Anderson
Administrative Assistant

Grace Tibbetts
Administrative Assistant

Kim Kovash
Administrative Assistant

Alaina Hecht
Lumen Christi Formation Coordinator

Evan Murtha
Lumen Christi Digital Media Coordinator

Communication Office

Renae Kranz
Director of Communications

Casey Bassett
Marketing Specialist, Managing Editor of the Bishop’s Bulletin

Brianna Wingen
Administrative Assistant, Social Media


Elise Heier
Graphic Design & Multi Media Specialist