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Board of Trustees

  • Saint Francis University Board of Trustees

    The most prominent steward of this institution is the Saint Francis University Board of Trustees who are entrusted with overseeing the mission, vision, and advancement of the University.  The Board of Trustees was established in 1967, replacing the former Board of Control, which had been comprised solely of Franciscan friars.

    Chairman of the Board

    • Very Rev. Richard Davis, T.O.R., Class of '74, Loretto, PA

    President

    • Rev. Malachi Van Tassell, T.O.R., Loretto, PA

    Members

    • Rev. Seraphim Beshoner, T.O.R., Ph.D., Steubenville, OH, Franciscan University
    • Michael Calandra, Class of '84, Pittsburgh, PA, President, MarJenn
    • Sr. Katherine Caldwell, T.O.R., Regular Penance of the Sorrowful Mother
    • Linda Eremita, Pittsburgh, PA, Managing Director, M&T Bank
    • Daniel Friedrich, Class of '76, Bradenton, FL, CEO, Blake Medical Center
    • Lawrence Giannone, Class of '72, Johnstown, PA, Financial Advisor, Raymond James Financial
    • Kenneth Horoho, Jr., Esq., Class of '77, Pittsburgh, PA, Partner, Gentile, Horoho & Avalli, P.C.
    • Jacqueline Martella, Pennsylvania, President and CEO of BosWell Pharmacy Services and Martella's Pharmacy
    • Paul S. McGrath, Jr., Class of ’72, Pittsburgh, PA, Founder and Senior Managing Director, McGrath McCall, P.C.
    • Br. Nathan Meckey, T.O.R., Steubenville, OH, Franciscan University
    • Kevin Miller, Class of '90, Pittsburgh, PA, Managing Director, Northwestern Mutual
    • The Hon. Judith Ference Olson, Pittsburgh, PA, Superior Court of Pennsylvania
    • Rev. Daniel Pattee, T.O.R., Steubenville, OH, Franciscan University
    • Frank Quitoni, Johnstown, PA, President and General Manager, WWCP-TV
    • Jean Payne Rogers, Class of '82, Glen Burnie, MD, Retired, Social Worker, Geriatrics
    • Paul Sansone, Duluth, GA, Class of '88, CFO/Treasurer, Boys & Girls Club of America 
    • Rev. Sean Sheridan, T.O.R., Steubenville, OH, President, Franciscan University
    • Brittni Smallwood-Moore, Class of 2008, Buffalo, NY, Anchor and Reporter, News 4
    • John Sullivan, Class of ’67, Newtown, PA, Retired President, ABB North America Power Products and Systems Segment
    • Steven E. Tucker, Johnstown, PA, Chief Executive Officer, Conemaugh Health System
    • Rev. Jude Ventiquattro, T.O.R., Class of '70, Pittsburgh, PA, Queen of Peace Friary
    • Joseph F. Waterman, Berwyn, PA, retired, CFO, Procurian, Inc.
    • Rev. Patrick Whittle, T.O.R., Washington, D.C., Saint Louis Friary

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