Board of Directors

Seton Catholic Schools is an independently chartered and governed 501c3 corporation with a Board of Directors dedicated to student achievement and the success of Catholic education in Milwaukee.

Our board members are proud to be on the forefront of a new model that expands the tradition of Catholic education to better prepare students for the unique challenges of today’s world. The Board of Directors is responsible for setting Seton Catholic Schools policy, strategy, direction, and to approve operational funding.

Seton Catholic Schools

Board of Directors

  • Most Reverend Jerome E. Listecki
  • Ex Officio
  • Archbishop of Milwaukee
  • Bruce G. Arnold, Esq.
  • Board Chair
  • Partner, Husch Blackwell LLP
  • Jay C. Mack
  • Board Treasurer
  • President and CEO of Town Bank
  • Rana H. Altenburg
  • Board Secretary
  • Vice President of Public Affairs, Marquette University
  • Kristine A. Rappe’
  • Former Executive Vice President, WEC Energy Group
  • James F. Stern, Esq.
  • Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, A.O. Smith
  • Christopher P. Brown, CPA
  • Ex Officio
  • CFO and Treasurer, Archdiocese of Milwaukee
  • Very Reverend Javier I. Bustos – Lopez
  • Vicar General for Hispanic Ministry
  • Kathleen A. Cepelka, Ph.D.
  • Ex Officio
  • Superintendent of Catholic Schools, Archdiocese of Milwaukee
  • Sister Mary Diez
  • SSSF
  • President, School Sisters of St. Francis
  • Very Reverend Timothy L. Kitzke
  • Pastor, Three Holy Women & Saints Peter and Paul parishes
  • Daniel P. Schmidt
  • Past Vice President for Program, The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation
  • Richard L. Schmidt, Jr.
  • President and CEO of CG Schmidt Inc.
  • John Stollenwerk, Jr.
  • Stollenwerk Family Foundation
  • Alex Toole
  • Agent/Owner, State Farm Insurance
  • Portia Young
  • Director of Corporate Communications, Sargento Foods
  • Bridie A. Mooney
  • Community Volunteer, Archdiocese of Milwaukee
  • Brian P. Kennedy
  • Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Joan Shafer
  • Former Exec Vice President, HR Organizational Effectiveness & Compliance Officer, WEC Energy Group
  • Brian P. Couch
  • Ex Officio
  • President, Seton Catholic Schools