Parish Councils

Pastoral Council

The Espiritu Santo Pastoral Council discerns the goals of our parish and ways to carry out the parish mission in consultation with the pastor. This includes goal setting, developing objectives, implementation and evaluation.

Parish Council members are nominated by parishioners and selected through an annual discernment process by the council.

Current members of the Parish Pastoral Council are:

  • Joe Ijjas
  • Jennifer Pettersen
  • Scott McGowan
  • Missy Liermann
  • Khanh Chau
  • Anna Gutierrez
  • Dan Rodriguez
  • Michael Ryckman
  • Elaine Feldman

Ex-Officio members continuing are:

  • Father Len Piotrowski
  • Father Anthony Ustick
  • Deacon John Alavarez
  • Jeffrey FitzCharles
  • Shaun Shea


Finance Council

The Parish Finance Council makes recommendations to the pastor regarding the administration of the parish’s financial resources, buildings and grounds. The council approves and monitors the annual budget and long-range financial plans. Council members must be active and participating parishioners with some financial expertise. Council members serve three-year terms. They are nominated for the council by a current member and appointed by the pastor.

Current Finance Council Members are:

  • John Carey
  • Elaine Aschenbrenner
  • Sean Donahoo
  • Kelly Douglass
  • Terry Drake
  • John Gohman
  • Seth Miller
  • Shaun Shea
  • Father Len Piotrowski
  • Father Anthony Ustick
  • School Principal Veronica Slain
  • Deacon John Alvarez
  • Deacon Andrew Williams
  • Tim Bergevin
  • Justine Mullaney
  • Pat Roane
  • Terry Ness