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Alumni Association Board Members

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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.

 

Fr. Greg Holicky (1964) | Secretary

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 Austin (1980)

is father of current student, Evan (’12), and two beautiful girls. Career of almost thirty years has been in the banking industry. Has been the finance chair for his home parish, works extensively with the local Boy Scouts organizations and has been a volunteer at the John G. Shedd Aquarium in Chicago for more than 23 years. “St. Lawrence has been a huge influence in my life; the relationships developed in the strong Hill community have translated into a great family life and the fact I was able to marry my best friend. I continue to be in touch with several classmates from 1980.” He currently lives in Chicago with his wife, Amy, and his children.

 

Jose Alonso (1999)

is a staff attorney at the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago, where he represents migrant farmworkers in wage, housing, health and safety, and public benefit issues. He is a parishioner at Holy Cross/IHM (located in the Back of the Yards, Chicago), serves on the parish council, and is chair of the parish’s immigration committee.

 

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.

 

Dan Woehrer (1965)

Prior to joining the development staff of St. Lawrence Seminary, Mt. Calvary, Wisconsin in 2004, Dan spent more than 17 years as a trust officer, most recently as a Vice President with Wells Fargo’s Private Client Services Group, where his responsibilities included business development, trust and estate administration and estate planning. Dan has a law degree from the University of Wisconsin and an M.B.A. from Keller Graduate School of Management. He is a past President of the Milwaukee Estate Planning Forum. In June of this year, he was awarded the Accredited Estate Planner (AEP) designation by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC).

 

Vinh Quang Dang (2002) | Treasurer

Mark Lyons (1996)

Terry McLaughlin (1974)

John Riss (1975)

Juan Valenzuela (1994)

Fr. Gary Wegner, OFM Capuchin, Past President

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