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Catholic Charities Leadership

  • Paul Mulligan, President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Carrie Mascaro, Vice President of Central Program Operations
  • Jim Robbins, Vice President of Administration
  • Karen Bisko, CFRE, Vice President of Philanthropy
  • Steve Capobres, Executive Director Housing for Hope/Vice President of Business Development
  • Cathy Peterson, Executive Director Northern Arizona Region/Vice President Operations

Catholic Charities Board of Directors

Board Governance Leadership Team

  • Tony Siebers, Board Chair - Mesa
  • Mary Permoda, Vice Chair – Scottsdale
  • Mark J. Hiegel, Board Recruiting Director – Scottsdale
  • Chris Skelly, Board Governance Practices Director - Phoenix
  • Olivia Brusso McCormick, External Affairs Committee Chair – Bullhead City
  • Scott MacDonald, External Affairs Committee Co-Chair - Scottsdale
  • Mark Weber, Internal Affairs Committee Chair- Scottsdale
  • Doug Watson, Internal Affairs Committee Co-Chair - Phoenix
  • Dawn Gerundo, Westside Head Start Advisory Council Chair – Avondale

Members at Large

  • Gretchen Caraway - Scottsdale
  • Maria Chavira, Ph.D. - Phoenix
  • Angela Ducey - Paradise Valley
  • Ruger Fontes - Phoenix
  • Dawn Grove - Phoenix
  • John Hassett - Mohave Valley
  • Jessica Hobbick - Buckeye
  • Deacon Tom Klein, Ex Officio - Phoenix
  • Marcelle Mietus - Phoenix
  • Terri Mosley - Flagstaff
  • Nancy Shonka Padberg – Scottsdale
  • Steve Spravzoff - Flagstaff

Emeritus Board

Membership has been bestowed to the following for service given with distinction:

  • Tony Astorga
  • Christopher Bavasi
  • Robert Brown
  • Deacon Colin Campbell
  • Vincent Cannella
  • Tom Donovan*
  • Fran Fitzhugh
  • Marisue Garganta
  • Dr. Thomas Gaughan
  • Jim LaBrie
  • Robert Leslie*
  • Peter Maland*
  • Dr. Theresa Mao
  • Paul Martodam
  • Robert McWhirter
  • Michele “Mike” Mencuccini
  • Art Meza
  • Guy Mikkelsen
  • Linda Nadolski
  • Dr. Honora Norton
  • Jack O’Brien
  • John Olsen*
  • Stuart Seim
  • Marcus K. Sipolt
  • Ronald Stoll
  • Andrea Weeks Hardin




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