Lourdes University is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of St. Francis and is guided by a strong Board of Trustees. The university is led by President Dr. Mary Ann Gawelek and has six key areas represented in the President’s Cabinet.

Administration
Mary Ann Gawelek

Mary Ann Gawelek, Ed.D.
Office: Lourdes Hall 133
Title: President
Work: 419-824-3809
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Sr. Ann Carmen Barone

Sister Ann Carmen Barone, OSF
Office: St. Clare Hall 140
Title: Vice President for Mission & Ministry
Work: 419-824-3703
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Terry Keller

Terry M. Keller, PhD, MSW/MBA, LMSW, LISW, ACSW
Office: Lourdes Hall 132
Title: Vice President of Academic Affairs, Accreditation Liaison Officer
Work: 419-824-3535
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Vicki Stouffer

Vicki J. Stouffer, CFRE
Office: Lourdes Hall 136
Title: Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Work: 419-824-3969
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Jeff L Williams

Jeffrey L. Williams, MPA
Office: St. Clare Hall 148
Title: Vice President for Finance & Administration
Work: 419-824-3730
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2018-19 Board of Trustees
James A. Haudan, Chair
Chairman and Co-Founder, Root Inc.
Thomas J. Winston, Treasurer
Vice President, Administration and Chief Financial Officer, Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority
Daniel P. Ibele, Secretary
Retired General Manager-U.S./Canadian Region, Libbey, Inc.
Carrie A. Alexander, ‘09
Managing Consultant, Findley
Susan Allan Block
Community Advocate
Bibiana Boerio
Retired Senior Executive, Ford Motor Company
Thomas E. Brady
Founder, Plastic Technologies, Inc.
George A. Brymer, ‘10, ‘08
President and Chief Creative Officer, The Creative Block
William J. Carroll
Retired Chief Operating Officer, Dana Corporation
Pariss M. Coleman II
Senior Attorney, The Andersons, Inc.
Cynthia M. Dana
Community Advocate
Thomas P. Dillon
Toledo Managing Partner and Firmwide Management Committee Co-Chair, Shumaker, Loop and Kendrick, LLP
Mary Ann Gawelek
President, Lourdes University
Sr. Carolyn L. Giera, OSF
Transitions Coordinator, Sisters of St. Francis
Sandra M. Hylant, Past Chair
Vice President, Midland Title and Escrow, Ltd.
Jay R. Jindal
Physician, ProMedica Physicians ENT
Sr. Joan C. Jurski, OSF
Director of Franciscan Spirituality Experiences, Sisters of St. Francis
Maureen M. Kenney
General Partner, CareLink Nursing Services
Bruce D. Klinger, ‘08
Managing Director, MassMutual Great Lakes
Michael S. Koralewski
Senior Vice President of Global Manufacturing Operations, First Solar, Inc.
Elaine LaValley Lewandowski
Community Advocate
Rita N.A. Mansour
Senior Managing Director, Mansour Wealth Management/McDonald Partners
Patricia L. McCutchan-Vernier, ‘89
Retired Diagnostic Radiologist, Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center
Sr. Rachel M. Nijakowski, OSF
Treasurer/Councilor, Sisters of St. Francis
Chrys Peterson, ‘11
Owner, Chrys Peterson Consulting, LLC
Bradley J. Rieger
Chief Operating Officer, Cooper-Smith Advertising
Hussien Y. Shousher
Retired CEO, GEM Inc. and GEM Energy
Daniel T. Smith
Senior Vice President, Organization & Administration, Owens Corning
Barbara S. Steele
Community Advocate
Harvey A. Tolson
Owner/CEO, Tolson Enterprises, Inc.
Trustee Emeriti
Dolly Flasck, R.N.
Community Advocate
Thomas B. Geiger Jr., B.A.
President, Capital Tire Group, Inc.
Kevin J. Kenney, B.A., J.D.
Attorney-at-Law, Kevin J. Kenney & Associates
W. Geoffrey Lyden, III, B.B.A.
CEO, The Lyden Company
Martha Mewhort, A.B., M.A.
Retired History Professor, Lourdes University
Joseph T. Nachtrab, B.A., C.P.A.
President, Northaven Development Group
Robert E. O’Brien, B.B.A.*
Chairman of the Board, Century Equipment, Inc.
Larry D. Ulrich, B.B.A.
President, LDU Enterprises, LLC

* Deceased