Advisory Board



Rev. Ryan M. Fischer, pastor of Divine Redeemer Church (Ex-Officio member)

Priest of the Diocese of Harrisburg and Pastor of Divine Redeemer Church.
Email: frfischerdrc



Jake Betz (Ex-Officio)

Director of the Mother Maria Kaupas Center and lifelong resident of Mount Carmel. He is retired from a 40-year career as a reporter and editor for The
(Shamokin) News-Item.
Email: kaupascenterdrc



Herman Weimer

Senior Sales Representative – Cristal
Lebanon, PA
Bucknell Graduate 2002
Parish Member of St. Paul’s Annville, PA (within the Diocese of Harrisburg)
Email:  herman_weimer



Very Rev. Martin O. Moran, III VF

Pastor of Saint Patrick Church, Carlisle
Founder of Mother Maria Kaupas Center.
Ordained in 1988, he served as a priest for the Diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. In 1998-2007 he was appointed Chaplain and Catholic Campus Minister at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA. From 2007-2013 he served as the Executive Director for the Catholic Campus Ministry Association (CCMA) headquartered in Cincinnati. He also served as a consultant from 2008-2013 on the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops on the Committee for Catholic Education. Father Moran arrived in Mount Carmel in 2013 and was named Pastor of Divine Redeemer Catholic Church from 2014-2018.
Email: frmoran



Karen M. Morin

Associate Provost and Professor of Geography
Email: morin



Carl Milofsky

Professor of Sociology Bucknell University
Email: milofsky



Wendy Boland

Associate Dean for Programs & Learning and Associate Professor of Marketing Kogod School of Business, American University, Washington, D.C. Bucknell Graduate 2000
Email: 2008grad



Christopher Raia

Owner: Stereo & Video Integrators, Inc.
Bucknell Graduate 2000
Email: catholic



Jonathan Herndon

Senior Vice President at Folium Capital
Bucknell Graduate 1999
Email: jonathan.creston.herndon



Sister Fran Fasolka, IHM

Director of Communications, IHM Sisters Scranton, PA
Email: fasolka



Charles J. Lucas, IV

Owner CJ Lucas Funeral Home – Mt. Carmel, PA; Active member of Divine Redeemer Church , Mt. Carmel, PA
Email: LucasIV



Pete Cheddar

Currently the Junior-High Principal at the Mount Carmel Area School District. He has previous teaching and administrative experience at the Shamokin Area School District and West Shore School District. Pete also serves as the Kaupas Camp Committee Director.
Email: cheddarp



William Kuzo

President and CEO, UNB Bank



Sister Barbara Sable

Congregation Vice President of Sisters of Saints Cyril and Methodius