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.
Dennis O’Leary, 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
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.
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
Diana Bader, OP, Trustee
Sr. Diana is a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic of Adrian, Michigan,
and her career in Catholic health care spans many decades. Sr. Diana most
recently served as Senior Vice President of Mission for Catholic Health
Initiatives, a national system that includes acute care hospitals, long-term
care, assisted- and residential-living facilities, community-based health
services, and home care. In this role, she worked with the leadership team to
develop the organization's policies, programs and practices, and sought out new
partnership opportunities to further the Catholic health care
ministry. She held a similar role with the Sisters of Providence Health
System, where she worked to ensure the organization's core values were
integrated into the strategic planning process and conducted orientation and
education programs on the Catholic health care ministry.
Diana holds a Bachelor of Education degree from Seattle University, and a
doctorate in Systematic Theology from the School of Theology at Saint Mary's in
Notre Dame, Indiana. She has published numerous articles on ethics in medicine
and has lectured to national audiences on this subject.
Joseph E. Buechele, Trustee
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.
Rev. Bradley R. Hagelin, Trustee
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.
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
Charlotte Van Dyke, S.P., Trustee
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!