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Diaconate Council

Executive Committee of the Diaconate Council

  • Deacon Dennis Robak, Chairman

  • Deacon Chick O'Leary, Vice-Chairman

  • Deacon John Gaughan, Secretary

  • Deacon James Sponder, Treasurer

  • Deacon George Kashmar, Immediate Past Chairman

  • Deacon Richard F. Hudzik, Vicar for Deacons

  • Deacon David Brencic, Associate Director

  • Deacon Enrique Alonso, Associate Director

  • Rev. Michael Ahlstrom, Vicar Emeritus

Vicariate Deacon Coordinators and Deanery Deacon Coordinators

Vicariate I

Raymond Loman and Bill Warmouth, serving Bishop Rassas

  • Deanery A: James Minor

  • Deanery B: Ivan Siap

  • Deanery C: George Kashmar

  • Deanery D: Thomas Westerkamp

  • Deanery E: John Szarek

  • Deanery F: Jim O'Leary

Vicariate II

Paul Spalla, serving Bishop Kane

  • Deanery A: Chick O’Leary

  • Deanery B: Daniel Welter

  • Deanery C: Ubaldo Muñoz

  • Deanery D: Daniel Welter

  • Deanery E: Paul Stanton

  • Deanery F: Ed Podgorski

Vicariate III

José Negrete, serving Bishop Rojas

  • Deanery A: David Keene

  • Deanery B: Adolfo Lopez

  • Deanery C: Erik Zeimys

  • Deanery D: William Pouncy

  • Deanery E: Juan Carlos Bautista

Vicariate IV

Giulio Camerini, serving Bishop Manz

  • Deanery A: James Schiltz

  • Deanery B: John Battisto

  • Deanery C: Antonio Delgado

  • Deanery D: Christopher Virruso

  • Deanery E: John Schopp

Vicariate V

Joseph Truesdale, serving Bishop Wypych

  • Deanery A: Javier Pineda 

  • Deanery B: Richard Tryjefaczka

  • Deanery C: Thomas Siska

  • Deanery D: Edwin Hill

  • Deanery E: John Rex (E East)

  • Deanery F: Mike Pindelski (E West)

Vicariate VI

Joseph Kudra serving Bishop Perry

  • Deanery A: Vacant 

  • Deanery B: LeRoy Gill

  • Deanery C: Jose Estrada

  • Deanery D: Emil Vasek

Black Deacons Representative

  • William Pouncy

Hispanic Representative

  • Victor Ruiz

Representatives at Large

  • Peggy Virruso

  • Susan Szarek

Ex Officio

  • Vicar: Richard Hudzik

  • Vicar Emeritus: Michael Ahlstrom

Associate Directors

  • Enrique Alonso

  • Dave Brencic