Diocesan Finance Council


The Finance Council over which the bishop or his delegate presides consists currently of ten (10) members of the Christian faithful truly expert in financial affairs and civil law, outstanding in integrity, and appointed to serve a five year term. Members may be reappointed. The Finance Council advises the bishop on all significant financial matters including but not limited to financial policies, the annual diocesan budget, investments, and the purchase and sale of property.


Finance Council 2010


Bishop Stephen Blaire
Msgr. Richard Ryan
Mr. Doug Adel 


Appointed 2000

Mr. Paul Schaefer, Chair

Mr. Joseph Arias
Mr. Kevin Dougherty
Mr. Tom Driscoll
Ms. Maria Stokman  


Appointed 2007-2008

Mr. Michael Duffy (07)

Mr. David Rose, CPA, CFE(08)


Appointed 2011
Mr. Fred Lee




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