Current Board Members
Most Rev. J. Peter Sartain
Archbishop of Seattle
The sole member of this Corporation shall be the Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle. The Corporate Member shall appoint the members of the Board from nominations made by the Board.
Very Rev. Badley R. Hagelin, Chair
Fr. Hagelin was ordained to the Catholic priesthood in 2011 for the Archdiocese of Seattle. Fr. Hagelin was born in Seattle in 1983 and attended parochial grade school and Seattle Prep High School. He went on to Gonzaga University, where he graduated in 2006. He applied to be a seminarian for the Archdiocese of Seattle at the beginning of his senior year in college. He was accepted by his home archdiocese and sent the following fall to Mundelein Seminary which is the major seminary for the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Fr. Hagelin currently serves as Pastor of St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Shoreline, and was appointed Vicar for Catholic Charities by Archbishop Sartain in April 2017.
Dennis O’Leary, Vice-Chair
Dennis graduated with an Honors B.A. from Gonzaga University and later received his teaching certificate from the University of Washington. He taught in the Seattle Public Schools for eight years. In 2001, Dennis obtained his Master Degree in Public Administration from the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington. Dennis has been with the Archdiocese of Seattle since 1980, and has served in a number of different leadership roles. Dennis currently serves as Executive Director of the Chancery for the Archdiocese of Seattle.
Frank Feeman, Treasurer
Frank Feeman currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer for the Archdiocese of Seattle. Frank is a Certified Public Accountant who has worked in Washington for over 30 years, as well as in Oregon and Alaska. Before joining the Archdiocese, Frank worked at Coopers & Lybrand, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Puget Sound International. Frank was also a Member of the Archdiocesan Finance Council from 1989 to 1999, and served as Chair for six of those years. Frank was a founding Trustee of the Fulcrum Foundation in 2002 and continues to serve on that Board. Frank has been a parishioner at St. John the Evangelist Parish since 1978.
Frank has a BA in Accounting, Magna Cum Laude, Seattle University, and has served as an Adjunct Lecturer in Accounting, teaching Financial Accounting and Advanced Auditing to MBA students.
Michael Reichert, Ex Officio
Michael is the President and CEO of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services of Western Washington. He was appointed to this position in 1979 by Archbishop Hunthausen. In 2002, he also became President and Trustee of the Catholic Charities Foundation of Western Washington. Michael also provides leadership to his organization’s limited liability corporations and partnerships for many low-income housing projects. Michael’s expertise is in structuring and transforming complex service organizations into integrated service delivery networks.
Michael is a graduate of Central Washington University and also brings to his career his culture as an enrolled member of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, White Earth Indian Reservation.
Joseph E. Buechele, Trustee
Joe was born in Washington State, raised in the suburbs of Chicago, and graduated from college at Roosevelt University in Chicago. He obtained a BS in Applied Mathematics and Physics while working for AT&T as a manufacturing engineer of telecommunications systems. In 1979, AT&T transferred Joe and his family to Seattle, and Western Washington has been their home ever since. Joe served as the General Manager for the Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe, Darrington, Washington. As a tribal representative, he met and worked with the majority of the tribal organizations in the northern part of Washington. In 2000, he joined the staff of the Skagit Valley Churches as Regional Parish Administrator. In addition to his duties as the Regional Parish Administrator of the Skagit Valley Churches, Joe served as a Eucharistic Minister and as a member of the Catholic Community Services Skagit County Advisory Committee. Joe moved to work as parish administrator at St. Augustine and St. Mary Parishes in Oak Harbor in 2008, and retired from parish administration in 2010.
Sharon Henderson Callahan, Trustee
Sharon is a Professor and Director of the Doctor of Ministry Degree at Seattle University. She previously served as Pastoral Associate at St. Andrew’s parish in Sumner and All Saints parish in Puyallup. Sharon grew up in western Washington and has been active in the Archdiocese her entire life. She has overseen parish education for adults, children and youth; was the director of the RENEW program at All Saints parish; was part of initiating SALT (Scripture and Leadership Training) in the Archdiocese; and has directed and taught Scripture in 14 parishes from Bellingham to Battleground.
Ned Delmore, Trustee
Ned became Executive Director of St.Vincent de Paul Society of Seattle/King County in 2011. Ned has been working closely with Michael Reichert and other CCS/CHS leaders over the past several years to bring SVDP and CCS/CHS together in closer partnership. Ned has also been a strong supporter and active member of the Dialogue for Justice. Since 1975, Ned has worked in residential treatment with youth and families, and managed at every level within the juvenile court system. As director of services for the Kitsap Juvenile Department, Delmore was in charge of a 104-bed detention center and 100 employees in Port Orchard. In the last sixteen years in Kitsap County, he was credited with making Kitsap’s juvenile justice system more rehabilitative and less custodial and getting to the root of self-destructive behavior. Ned is a longtime Seattle resident and was a student at St. Joseph Parish School.
Edgardo G. Jose, Trustee
Ed worked for 28 years as a manager in Patient Financial Services for UW/Harborview Medicine. After his retirement in 2007, Ed studied for and obtained State Licenses for Loan Origination and Life and Health Insurance Sales. Since 2009, Ed has worked as a contractor on special projects for UW Medicine Patient Financial Services. Ed earned his BA in Accounting from the Philippine College of Commerce in Manila, and is very familiar with non-profit health care operations, and government accounting and auditing. He is an active member of St. Matthew Parish in Seattle, serving many years as a member or as Chair of the Pastoral, School, and Finance Councils. He also serves as Coordinator for the North Seattle Deanery’s involvement with the Archdiocese’s Simbang Gabi Celebration every Advent.
Diane McWithey, Trustee
Diane has served as the Executive Director of SHARE since October 1989. SHARE is a non-profit serving the hungry and homeless in Vancouver, Washington. When Diane began with SHARE, the organization had one shelter for homeless men and a hot meal program that served 24,000 meals a year. During the past 23 years, Diane has grown the agency and significantly expanded the number of programs and services being offered, to include operation of 3 shelters, 2 facilities for families, and the original Share House which serves single men. The Hot meal program serves over 125,000 meals each year. Services also include a street outreach program, a summer lunch program for children, and a food backpack program. Diane won the Service Provider of the Year Award at the WSCH 16th Annual Conference. Diane is a member of St. Joseph Parish and has served in a number of capacities with the parish including her current role on the Parish Finance Council.
Charlotte Van Dyke, S.P., Trustee
Sr. Charlotte has been involved with Community, parish, Archdiocesan and civic organizations her entire life. Her education includes a BScN from University of Portland, an MBA from George Washington University, and a JD from University of Puget Sound School of Law. Sr. Charlotte began her career as a teacher, and has extensive experience in health care leadership and management, governmental affairs, and law. She has held organizational memberships and offices too numerous to list!