Christian Mocek has been named the director of annual giving for Saint Meinrad Archabbey and Seminary and School of Theology, St. Meinrad, IN.
He will be responsible for organizing, planning and managing Saint Meinrad’s programs for inviting annual support from individuals, corporations and foundations. Since July 2014, Mocek has served as the director of alumni relations for Saint Meinrad.
He graduated in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in education from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, OH. He earned a master’s in educational policy and leadership in 2014 from the University of Michigan.
He is a member of the board of the Portland Promise Center in Louisville, KY, and a member of the Stewardship Committee at Holy Family Parish in New Albany, IN. In addition, he is a regular contributor to the online award-winning Young Voices column of the National Catholic Reporter.
Before coming to Saint Meinrad, he worked as a program assistant for the Center for Educational Outreach in Ann Arbor, MI, where he trained college students for outreach work in schools and the community. He also served as an educational specialist for Excellent Schools Detroit in Detroit, MI.
During the summers of 2012 and 2013, he served as a college intern for Saint Meinrad’s “One Bread, One Cup” program of liturgical leadership for youth.
He and his wife Gillian have one son and they reside in New Albany.