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Leadership Team

Alan Pickett

Alan Pickett Alan Pickett joined Catholic Charities in September 2014 as our ninth Executive Director after 36 years in professional service as a practicing CPA, and in various administrative and leadership roles in several professional service firms. Most recently, Alan was the Executive Director at Taft Stettinius & Hollister, a large regional law firm based in Cincinnati. During Alan’s professional career he completed a Master of Arts Program in Lay Pastoral Ministry from the Athenaeum of Ohio in 2010. In addition, Alan has spent much of his adult life preparing to give back to the community by actively participating in numerous ministries at his parish and volunteering in a variety of programs in the community including the Diocese of Covington Pro Life Commission, Tender Mercies and Exodus Jail Listening Ministry of Northern Kentucky. Alan is also active in the Cursillo movement.

Shannon Braun, MSW, Assistant Executive Director
Vicky Bauerle, BA, Institutional Advancement Manager
Anna Phillips, BA, FDC, Client Care Coordinator, Parenting Supervisor, St. Joseph Apartment Supervisor
Stephanie Cherry, Controller

Administrative Staff

Charlotte Boemker, Institutional Advancement & Development Associate
Cindy Dixon, Pre-Service Coordinator, Client Care Specialist, Purchase Coordinator
Kristina Jolly, Volunteer Coordinator
Amy Littleton, Quality Assurance Coordinator

Program Staff

Patti Anderson, Housing Supervisor
Amy Bauer, Parish Kitchen Assistant Manager
Megan Bowling, MA, LPC, Clinical/Pregnancy/Adoption Counselor

Dave Capella, Jail Ministry Coordinator
Cyndi Dennemann, MA, LPCC, Clinical and School Counselor
Sheila Dumford, MSW, CSW, School Counseling Supervisor & School Counselor
Mindy Garcia, Parish Kitchen Associate
John Hehman, Mobile Food Pantry Coordinator
Brandy Medaugh, Client Care Specialist and St. Joseph Case Manager
Maria Meyer, MA, Parish Kitchen Manager
Donna Moreland, MSW, CSW, School Counselor
Sharon Raaker, MS, LPCC, School Counselor
Shannon Resing, Client Care and Preservice Specialist
Michelle Schuck, MSW, CSW, School Counselor
Julie Wagner, MA, LPCC, High School Personal Counselor

The email address of staff members (except for Parish Kitchen), is the first letter of staff member’s first name and their last name @covingtoncharities.org. Additional email for Parish Kitchen parishkitchen@fuse.net.

Board of Directors

Most Reverend Roger J. Foys, DD, President
Bishop of Covington

Very Rev. Ryan Maher, Vice President
Vicar General; Rector, Cathedral of the Assumption

Very Rev. Gerald Reinersman, V.F., Secretary
Pastor, St Joseph, Cold Spring

Mr. Dale Henson, Treasurer
Chief Financial Officer, Diocese of Covington

Fr. Michael Comer
Pastor, Mother of God Parish

Fr. John Michniuk

Advisory Board

Clare Ruehl, Board Chair

Juan Aviles, Marketing and Fund Development Chair
Vice President-Managing Director, Fidelity Investments

Tim Beck
IT Director, Cincinnati Bell

Carol Branch

Renee Fagel

Deacon Jerry Franzen
Retired School Teacher

Gregory T George
Financial Advisor

Dan Groneck
Retired Bank Executive

Mark Jaconette, Finance Chair
Real Estate Account Manager

Mary Miller, Program and Advocacy Oversight Chair
St. Elizabeth Health Care

Sr. Fran Moore, CDP
Vicar for Religious, Diocese of CovingtonLeadership Team

Ed Monohan

Randy Rawe
Financial Advisor

Very Rev. Gerald Reinersman, V.F., Board Development and Nominations Chair
Pastor, St. Joseph, Cold Spring

Jim Young
Retired Jr. High Science Teacher