Nine members join Board of Overseers
October 08, 2012
Four new and five returning members have joined the Board of
Overseers, the advisory board for Saint Meinrad Seminary and School
of Theology, St. Meinrad, IN.
The Board advises President-Rector Fr. Denis Robinson, OSB, on
matters related to the school's programs and performance and
addresses strategic questions related to the future of the school.
Each member serves a three-year term.
The new members include Paul Timothy (Tim) Cox, Deacon Marc
Kellams, Stephen Mullins and Deacon Mark Rougeux. The returning
Board members are John Chappell, John Pulcini, John Lueken, Suzanne
Yakimchick and Fr. Jason Gries.
Tim Cox is the
supervisor of corrosion control for Indiana for Vectren - Wagner
Operations Center in Evansville, IN. Tim and his wife, Amy, live in
Rockport and are the parents of four children, Andrew, Emily,
William and Christopher (deceased). They are members of St.
Bernard's Parish in Rockport, where Tim is a cantor and choir
member. Tim also has participated in Christ Renews His Parish,
Bible study, Confraternity of Christian Doctrine and Cursillo.
Tim received a bachelor's degree in biology and chemistry from
Indiana University in 1978, a master's degree in management from
Brescia University in 2002 and a Master of Business Administration
in finance from Murray State University in 2007. He is a member of
the Knights of Columbus and the National Association of Corrosion
Deacon Marc Kellams
is a judge for the Monroe Circuit Court II in Bloomington, IN, and
a former adjunct assistant professor of law at Indiana University
Maurer School of Law. He and his wife, Chris, are the parents of
Sarah Lippman, Katherine Dollens and Amy Kellams (deceased). They
belong to St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, where Marc has
served as a permanent deacon since 2008.
Deacon Marc received a bachelor's degree in religious studies
from Indiana University in 1975 and a Doctor of Jurisprudence
degree from Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 1978. He is
a member of the Bloomington Rotary Club, IU Health Bloomington
Hospital Strategic Management Committee, Southern Indiana Surgery
Center Board of Directors, American Judicature Society, Indiana
Judges Association and the Monroe County Bar Association. He has
been a Benedictine Oblate of Saint Meinrad Archabbey since
Steve Mullins has
more than 30 years of experience in the investment management
industry. He serves in business development and marketing for
Lanier Asset Management, where he is a partner. Steve and his wife,
Elizabeth, live in Louisville, KY, and are the parents of two
children, James and Mary. They belong to St. Margaret Mary Parish,
where he serves on the finance council.
He received a bachelor's degree in commerce from the University
of Louisville in 1979 and a Master of Business Administration from
Bellarmine University in 1984. He earned the designation of
chartered financial analyst in 1984 and is a member of the CFA
Society of Louisville.
Steve's work with charitable and religious organizations
includes Archdiocese of Louisville Finance Council, Bellarmine
University, The Catholic Education Foundation, The Library
Foundation, Metro United Way and the Sisters of Mercy. He also is a
board member and chairs the Investment Committee for the Kentucky
Deferred Compensation Authority.
Deacon Mark Rougeux
is an adjunct professor of theology at Bellarmine University, an
instructor for the Permanent Deacon Formation Program at Saint
Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, and an instructor for the
Archdiocesan Leadership Ministry Institute. He was formerly a
partner/vice president of development for Duke Realty and a general
manager in the real estate investment department at Prudential
Deacon Mark and his wife, Kim, are the parents of three
children, John, Joseph and Michael. They are members of St. Patrick
Parish in Louisville, KY, where he is a permanent deacon, past
director of the Rite of Christian Initiation in Adults and member
of the adult faith formation team.
Deacon Mark received a Bachelor of Business Administration from
the University of Kentucky in 1974, and a Master of Business
Administration from the University of North Carolina in 1976. In
1997, he earned a master's degree in theology from The Catholic
University of America. He anticipates receiving a Doctor of
Ministry degree in 2013 from Catholic University. He is a board
member of the Lonergan Institute in Washington, D.C., a member of
Randonneurs USA and treasurer of the Louisville Bicycle
John Chappell is an
attorney with the law firm Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP in Jasper,
IN. He and his wife, Jane, have two children, Sarah Leinenbach and
Alexa. They are members of St. Joseph Parish in Jasper.
John earned a bachelor's degree in 1969 and a juris doctor
degree in 1972, both from Indiana University. He is a member of
Jasper Chamber of Commerce, Jasper Kiwanis Club, and the American,
Indiana State and Dubois County bar associations. He was secretary
of the Catholic Foundation of Southwestern Indiana from 1992-2007
and is a director of Indiana Furniture Industries Inc. He is
beginning his fifth term as an Overseer and is a former Board
John Pulcini and his
wife, Barbara, reside in Evansville and are the parents of five
children, Mary Lynn, Michelle, Melanie, John and Melissa. They are
members of Holy Rosary Parish, where John formerly served on the
John graduated from Loyola University in 1962 and received his
medical doctorate from St. Louis University Medical School in 1966.
He completed his surgical residencies at the University of
Wisconsin Medical Center. In 1973, he began working as a plastic
surgeon with the Evansville Plastic Surgical Association. After 35
years, he retired from active surgical practice in June 2008. John
continues as an associate faculty member with the Evansville Center
for Medical Education.
John holds several memberships, including the Vanderburgh County
Medical Society, the Indiana State Medical Association, American
College of Surgeons, American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the
Ohio Valley Plastic Surgical Society.
He has served on several boards, including chairman of the
Ethics Committee for St. Mary's Medical Center (SMMC), the
Professional Affairs Committee at SMMC, and the Ivy Technical
College School of Medical Technology Advisory Committee. He also
serves as a member of the Vanderburgh County Board of Health, the
IU Medical School Evansville Center Advisory Board, the Welborn
Baptist Foundation and the Vanderburgh County Library Friends
Board. For the past 22 years, he has served as moderator of the
regional Annual Professional Ethics Seminar, dealing with complex
issues specific to health care. John is beginning his third term on
the Board of Overseers.
John Lueken is an
attorney and partner at Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP in Louisville,
KY. He and his wife, Stacie, are members of Holy Family Parish in
New Albany, IN.
John is a native of Jasper, IN. He was awarded a bachelor's
degree in accounting from the University of Evansville in 1985. He
received his juris doctor degree from the University of Louisville
in 1992. John is also a certified public accountant. He holds
memberships in the American, Kentucky and Louisville bar
associations and is a fellow in the American College of Trust and
Estate Counsel. He is admitted to practice law in Indiana and
John is a member of the Downtown Louisville Rotary Club, the
Louisville Zoo Foundation Bequest and Planned Gift Council, Estate
Planning Council of Louisville and the Southern Indiana Estate
Planning Council. This is his third term on the Board of
resides in Indianapolis and is a member of St. Ann Parish. She
retired in June 2008 from the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, where
she served as chancellor and director of lay ministry. Since her
retirement, Suzanne has taught theology as an adjunct faculty
member at Marian University and has led workshops with the Saint
Meinrad Permanent Deacon Formation Program.
She received her bachelor of arts and juris doctor degrees from
Indiana University in 1970 and 1977, respectively. She earned a
Master of Theological Studies degree from Saint Meinrad School of
Theology in 1998.
Suzanne is a member of the Marian University Board of Visitors,
the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Eiteljorg Museum and Southside
A former chair of the Board of Overseers, she is beginning her
fifth term on the Board.
Fr. Jason Gries was
ordained a priest for the Diocese of Evansville in 2004 and serves
as pastor of St. John the Evangelist in Daylight, IN. He also
serves as the associate director of vocations for the Diocese of
Evansville and the chaplain of the Southwest Indiana Teens
Encounter Christ movement.
Fr. Gries received his bachelor's degree in Catholic studies
from the University of St. Thomas in 2000 and graduated from Saint
Meinrad School of Theology in 2004. He begins his third term on the
Board of Overseers.