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2017-2018 Council Membership


East DuPage Deanery

  • Madeline McNicholas (2017 end of 1st term)
  • Henry Wesseler (2021 end of 1st term)
  • Christopher K. Pudelek (2017 end of 1st term) 

 West DuPage Deanery

  • Sean Lazzari (2021 end of 1st term)
  • Vacant (Female) (Click here to apply)
  • Evelyn Garfias (2021 end of 1st term)

 South DuPage Deanery

  • Cornelius Gorman (2020 end of 1st term)
  • Kelly Heffron (2021 end of 1st term)
  • Andrew Hackley (2021 end of 1st term)

Kankakee Deanery

  • Vacant - (Female) (Click here to apply)
  • David Stejkowski (2017 end of 1st term)
  • Michael Berger (2020 end of 1st term)

North Will-Kendall Deanery

  • Nicholas LaBanca (2020 end of 1st term)
  • Elizabeth Bilotta (2020 end of 1st term)
  • Anthony Roth (2021 end of 1st term)

Joliet Deanery

South Will-Grundy Deanery      

  • Greg Cummins (2019 end of 2nd term)
  • Vacant (Female) (Click here to apply)
  • Matthew Cosenza (2018 end of 2nd term) 

 Ford-Iroquois Deanery


Rev. Thomas Cargo (2018 end of 1st term)


Deacon Guadalupe Villarreal (2018 end of 1st term)

Deacon Gregory A. Clodi (2019 end of 1st term)


Sr. Mary Ann Hettel, SSCM (2019 end of 1st term)

Sr. Maureen Fallon, SP (2020 end of 1st term)

Br. Joseph F. Martin, FSC (2020 end of 1st term)


Most Rev. R. Daniel Conlon, Bishop of Joliet
Very Rev. Richard Smith, Vicar General
Alex Rechenmacher, Executive Assistant to the Bishop
Reverend John Klein, Presbyteral Council Chair