Seminary Leadership

The seminary is governed by a Board of Trustees, whose chairperson is the Bishop of Buffalo and whose members span a range of persons with expertise in education, business, philanthropy, and church service.


Most Reverend Richard J. Malone, Th.D.*, Chairperson
Bishop, Diocese of Buffalo, NY

Mrs. Joan Aul
Lockport, NY

Most Reverend Gerard Bergie, D.D., J.C.L.
Bishop, Diocese of St. Catharines, Ontario

Rev. Msgr. Paul J.E. Burkard
Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Lackawanna

Rev. Kevin G. Creagh C.M.
Vice President for University Mission and Ministry
Niagara University  

Rev. Darrell G. Duffy
St. James, Jamestown

Mrs. Michele (Shelley) Femia
Buffalo, NY

Mr. David Hall
East Amherst, NY

Rev. Joseph C. Gatto*
Christ the King Seminary
East Aurora, NY

Most Reverend Edward M. Grosz, D.D., V.G.*
Auxiliary Bishop, Diocese of Buffalo, NY

Mr. Ralph M. Jeswald
Orchard Park, NY

Mr. Charles Jones
Wittburn Enterprises, Inc.
Buffalo, NY

Very Reverend Michael T. Kesicki
St. Mark Seminary, Erie, PA

Rev. Msgr. Paul A. Litwin*
Chancellor, Diocese of Buffalo, NY

Ms. Donna Mitchell, MAPM
Retired, Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies

Ms. Christine Peters
East Aurora, NY

Mr. James Pokornowski
Allsafe Technologies, Inc.
Cheektowaga, NY

Mr. Michael Pratt
Pratt Collard Advisory Partners
Buffalo, NY

Rev. Msgr. David S. Slubecky*
Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia

Mr. John Sullivan
Orchard Park, NY

Mrs. Ann L. Swan
Community volunteer
Clarence, NY

Mrs. Susan Swarts
East Aurora, NY

Mr. Keith Waldron
Williamsville, NY

Mr. Francis E. Zabgrobelny
Retired Director of Finance
Ernst & Young


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