Board of Directors

Sacred Heart-Griffin has a bicameral governing board, consisting of the Member Board and the Board of Directors.

The Member Board, which consists of the Prioress General and her council of the Dominicans of Springfield, IL, determines the philosophy and Mission Guidelines of Sacred Heart-Griffin.


Member Board

Member board:
Sister Rebecca Ann Gemma, O.P.
Sister Rose Miriam, O.P.
Sister Mila Diaz Solano, O.P.
Sister Marie Michelle Hackett, O.P.

The Board of Directors manages Sacred Heart-Griffin High School in accordance with the Mission Guidelines established by the Member Board.  

The Board of Directors develops strategic financial and business plans that integrate Dominican values and promote the mission of Sacred Heart-Griffin.  Directors are nominated to be on the board by those who are presently on the Board of Directors and approved and appointed by the Member Board.


Board of Directors

Chris McDowell, Board Chair
Michele Wilson, Vice Chair
Kelly Gilmore, Secretary
Cory Brown '05
Valeria Cueto

Rosemary DiNello
Tom Evanich '77
Sr. Marie Michelle Hackett
Leah Hardy '90
Kristi Hillyer
Michael Horstman '90
Joe Kulek '98
Greg Matthews '98
Sr. Katherine O’Connor, O.P.
Pat Phalen
Scott Reimers
Sr. Rita Marie Range, '62

Theresa Saner '89
Chris Sommer '83
Sr. Kathleen Anne Tait, O.P. '72


Meeting Dates

2021-2022 School Year

August 25, 2021
September 29, 2021
October 27, 2021
December 1, 2021
January 5, 2022
January 26, 2022
February 23, 2022
March 23, 2022
April 27, 2022
May 25, 2022
June 30, 2022

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