The Erie Catholic Board of Directors is responsible for overseeing the Catholic identity,
educational quality and operational vitality of the system of PK to grade 8 schools. Directors
approve the budget and help identify strategies for long-term sustainability and growth.

Board members are:

John Blakeslee

John Blakeslee, Arthur F. Schultz Company

Msgr Robert Brugger

Msgr. Robert Brugger, Diocese of Erie

Ann Carlin

Ann Carlin, Erie Insurance Company

Ryan Celio, HBKS Wealth Advisors

John DiPlacido, retired, GE 

Bill Edmondson

Bill Edmondson, Gannon University

Father Michael Ferrick

Father Michael Ferrick, Rector of St. Peter Cathedral, Erie

Jim Gallagher

James Gallagher, Diocese of Erie
Superintendent of Catholic Schools

Julia Herzing

Julia Herzing, Knox Law Firm

Father Scott Jabo

Father Scott Jabo, Vice Rector, St. Mark Seminary, Erie

Adrienne Kalivoda, Kloecker Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.

Kevin Kunik, Erie Insurance

Father John Malthaner

Father John Malthaner, Pastor of St. Luke Catholic Church, Erie

Bridget Philip

Bridget Philip, Erie Catholic School System


Nicole Reitzell

Nicole Reitzell, Erie Downtown Development Corp.
Vice Chairperson

Steve Rinn

Steven Rinn, HBKS Wealth Advisors

Jerome Wegley

Jerome Wegley, Knox Law Firm

Janice Whiteman

Janice Whiteman, Gannon University School of Education