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Alumni Association Board Members

Calendar of Events

Mark Kemmeter (1967) | President

holds a Doctor of Ministry (DMin) degree from the University of St. Mary of the Lake in Mundelein, Illinois as well as a Master of Theological Studies (MTS) from St. Francis Seminary in Milwaukee, WI. Currently serves as the Coordinator for Parish Mission in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, focusing on pastoral planning, parish council development, and parish staff formation. One of his primary responsibilities is the implementation of the Archdiocesan plan, Vision 21st Century. From 2000 to 2008, he served as the Coordinator of Staff for the Diocese of New Ulm in Minnesota. During that time, he was involved with the development and implementation of a diocesan plan by which the Diocese became the first in the country to cluster all parishes into what are called “Area Faith Communities.” He has extensive parish experience in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee as a religious educator, youth minister, business manager, and pastoral associate. Mark lectured in pastoral studies for nine years at Sacred Heart School of Theology and in theological studies for four years at Mount Mary College in Wauwatosa, WI. Mark has written and lectured on various pastoral issues and currently serves as a national pastoral planning consultant to Meitler Consultants, Hales Corners, WI.

 

Mark Goeden (1979) | Vice President

is a proud member of the Saint Lawrence Seminary class of ’79. Mark has been married to Judi for 26 years and they have two wonderful daughters, Jessica and Sylvia. Mark is employed at FIS in Milwaukee, a financial services technology provider, as a Software Manager. Spare time activities include home-brewing and catering to his hops garden. As a seasoned board member having served previously, Mark is looking forward to working with all of our alumni in securing a strong, vibrant future for St. Lawrence and the future young men who will claim the Hill of Happiness as their home.

 

Vinh Dang (2002) | Secretary

is a proud member of the St. Lawrence Seminary Class of 2002. After graduation, Vinh went on to study at St. Joseph Seminary, Loyola University, and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Vinh is a Master Level Board Certified Behavior Analyst, who works as a consultant serving children and adults with special needs. Vinh lives in Elmhurst, IL, with his wife Ivy, where they are occasionally visited by Vinh’s brothers: Tommy (’06), Vincent (’08), and Kevin (expected ’16).

Vinh has been a board member of the Alumni Association since 2009 after an introduction from former Rector Fr. Dennis Druggan. Following the role of treasurer, Vinh currently serves as secretary. As a board member, Vinh supports the board’s mandate to fostering relationships among alumni and connecting alumni to the seminary’s progress and events. In addition, Vinh focuses on attracting recent graduates to awareness of the Alumni Association’s activities and support of Our Alma Mater.

 

Fr. Greg Holicky (1964)

attended Saint Lawrence for high school and two years of college; completed a Philosophy Degree at Mount Saint Mary of the West (“The Athenaeum of Ohio”) in Norwood, (Cincinnati) Ohio. He studied Theology at the North American College in Rome at the Pontifical Gregorian University and the University for the Propagation of the Faith. Fr. Holicky was ordained a Priest of the Diocese of Gary, IN, in Saint Peter’s Basilica in Rome on the 17th of December, 1971. He served as Assistant Pastor and Pastor in various parishes, and now Chaplain at Saint Margaret Mercy Hospital, Hammond, IN for the last 16 years. His long-standing peripheral interests include music. He has built two full-console electronic organs from kits: one for Saint Lawrence, the year he was a senior, and one for his father. Over the past several years, he has toured the pipe organs of diverse cities with the Organ Historical Society, and also enjoys the smaller pipe organ tradition from carnivals, carousels, and the street-grinder tradition. He built his first personal computer (with a soldering iron) in 1976, and has been falling behind the technology ever since!

 

Don Enright (1975)

has been a resident of Glen Ellyn, Illinois for the past twenty years.  He is happily married to Pam who works as a School Psychologist and has two children, Matthew age 14 and Anna 12.  Don has also been employed as a Middle School Counselor for the past twenty-three years having previously worked as a High School Counselor, Coach and Social Studies Teacher.  Don enjoys working with young people and spending time with his family.  SLS has shaped him in many ways so he is grateful to be able to give back in his role as a husband, father, and educator.

 

Mark Lyons (1996)

After graduating from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee with a Pre-Med degree, Mark entered the seminary to pursue theology.  Though choosing not to be ordained a priest, Mark has worked for the Church for a decade in many different roles, primarily in formation.  After serving as a consultant in 6 states, he now serves as an Adult, Marriage, and Family Minister and has relocated to the greater San Antonio area.

As a board member, Mark L. tries to create and develop community in all plans and activities of the board.  By creating community between those who attended the hill during the same time period, this community keeps expanding due to successive generations of alumni coming together for continuing events.

 

Terry McLaughlin (1974)

On October 1st, 2014 I joined the Development Staff at St. Lawrence Seminary after 34 years in the graphic arts business in the Chicago metro area. I have been asked to concentrate on Major Gift giving opportunities. I'm thrilled to be able to give back to the school which had such an enormous impact on my life.

Terry's goal is to try to reach out to Alumni near and far and get them to reconnect with classmates.

 

William Burge (1985)

was born in Milwaukee and have lived in SE Wisconsin my entire life.  I graduated SLS in 1985 and worked in manufacturing management until I returned to SLS in 2005 to work in Admissions for 3 years. I have since returned to manufacturing and am currently employed with Bevco Engineering in Sussex.  I am Married 17 years to Kim and living in New Berlin with our two Sons, Logan & Wilson and daughter Shelby. Both of my boys are currently attending St. Lawrence. I am actively involved at Holy Apostles Parish & School in a wide variety of areas including catechism, music, photography, hospitality, athletics, and a number of general service areas. I have served on the SLS Alumni board since 2009 (I think).

Bill's goal as a board member is to connect and stay connected to St. Lawrence and the Alumni in a meaningful way and to contribute my time and talent to ideas and events that help my SLS brothers do the same.  I want my sons to see that connection and how important it is so that they can appreciate and cherish their time on the Hill today and stay connected tomorrow.

 

 


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