News: On the Move with CSM
July 31, 2008
CSM ADDS ADJUNCT CONSULTANTS
CSM President Richard J. Burke is pleased to announce that Joseph D. Hollowell, currently President of Roncalli High School, Indianapolis, Indiana, has joined Catholic School Management as an adjunct consultant. Joe will be focusing on mentoring Catholic high school presidents, especially in the areas of planning, time management, and institutional advancement. Joe has been a remarkably effective President at Roncalli High School and will bring considerable experience and a wide-ranging skill set to CSM clients.
Richard also welcomes Joseph W. Bracco to the CSM adjunct consulting staff. Joe currently serves as Executive Director of the Justin-Siena High School Foundation in Napa, California. Prior to that Joe served as President of Justin-Siena High School from 1994-2006. Joe holds both a Master of Arts in Education Counseling and a Master of Business Administration and is a certified specialist in planned giving from the American Institute of Philanthropic Studies. Joe will be serving Catholic School Management and its clients in areas of planned giving leading to endowment growth.
Richard is also pleased to announce that Stephen J. Hammond has joined CSM as an adjunct consultant specializing in the opening of new Catholic elementary schools. Steve has served as Superintendent of Schools for the Diocese of Nashville, Tennessee (1986-2001). Steve is the founding Principal of St. Patrick Catholic School in Norfolk, Virginia. Steve will be working closely with CSM President Richard Burke and Director of Assessment, Academic and Technology Services Maria J. Ribera in the opening of a new interparochial Catholic elementary school in the Diocese of Orlando.
ADMINISTRATOR SEARCH DIVISION – ACTIVE SEARCHES
CSM President Richard J. Burke is pleased to announce that CSM’s Administrator Search Division has completed a successful search for a new President of Regina Dominican High School, Wilmette, Illinois. Sister Mary Margaret Pachucki, O.P. will assume the Presidency of Regina Dominican effective July 1, 2008. Sister Mary Margaret has most recently served as the National Coordinator for Literacy and Numeracy/Mathematics for the Catholic Institute of Education, Johannesburg, South Africa (2001-2007). From 1997 to 2001, Sister Mary Margaret served as the School and Curriculum Consultant for the Office of Catholic Schools, Diocese of Toledo, Ohio. Prior to that she held numerous teaching and administrative positions in Catholic schools in California, Michigan, Ohio, and South Africa. We congratulate and welcome Sister Mary Margaret to her new position. CSM President Richard Burke thanks CSM consultants Lois K. Draina, Ph.D., Rev. Richard J. McGrath, OSA, Ph.D., and Susan R. Hoffman for their fine work in bringing this search to a very quick and successful conclusion.
Richard is also pleased to announce that CSM’s Administrator Search Division completed in June a successful search for a new President of Nolan Catholic High School, Fort Worth, Texas. Mr. Thomas P. Long will assume the Presidency of Nolan Catholic High School effective August 1, 2008. Mr. Long has most recently served as President of Immaculate Heart High School in Oro Valley, Arizona, and was the choice of the Nolan Catholic High School Search Committee. Mr. Long has extensive experience in Catholic secondary school administration having served at St. Joseph Academy in Brownsville, Texas (Principal and then President) and Central Catholic High School, Lawrence, Massachusetts (President). We congratulate and welcome Tom Long to his new position. CSM President Richard Burke thanks CSM consultants Lois K. Draina, Ph.D., Rev. Richard J. McGrath, OSA, Ph.D., and Jennifer C. Kensel for their fine work in bringing this search to a successful conclusion.
Searches will be formally launched this summer for the Campus President of the Academy of Holy Names, Albany, New York, and the Head of School for Marian High School, Omaha, Nebraska. Please visit the Administrator Search section of CSM’s website for additional information.
March 30, 2008
Our congratulations to Dr. Nicholas Wolsonovich, the new Secretary of Faith Formation/Superintendent of Schools for the Diocese of Orlando, Florida. It was a pleasure to be able to work with Sister Elizabeth Worley, SSJ, Chancellor for Administration and Chief Operating Officer for the Diocese of Orlando, and Bishop Thomas Wenski in successfully filling this position with one of the most experienced and talented Catholic educators in the Country.