Our Organization

Administration, Trustees, and Overseers


The administration is responsible for ensuring that the Pontifical Faculty is in full communion with the Magisterium of the Church, that it embodies the Dominican charism, and that it serves the global Church. The President is proposed by the Provincial to the Master of the Order. The Master of the Order, as Chancellor of the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception, nominates the President to the Holy See for appointment. The Vice President/Academic Dean is appointed by the Provincial.

Chancellor Very Rev. Gerard Timoner, III, O.P.
Master of the Order of Preachers
Vice Chancellor Very Rev. Kenneth Letoile, O.P.
Prior Provincial of the Province of St. Joseph
President Very Rev. Thomas Petri, O.P.
Dean Rev. Dominic Langevin, O.P.
Secretary of Studies Rev. Brian Chrzastek, O.P.
Director of Pastoral Field Education Rev. Jordan Schmidt, O.P.
Librarian Rev. John Martin Ruiz, O.P.
Chaplain to Commuter Students Rev. James Brent,  O.P.

Trustees and Overseers

Governance for the Pontifical Faculty is provided by a Board of Trustees and a Board of Overseers. The Board of Trustees is the Provincial Council and has legislative responsibilities. The Board of Overseers is an advisory body to both the Board of Trustees and the President.

Board of Trustees

Very Rev. Kenneth Letoile, O.P., Prior Provincial and Vice Chancellor
Very Rev. Thomas Petri, O.P., President (ex officio)
Very Rev. Darren Pierre, O.P., Socius
Rev. James Cuddy, O.P.
Rev. Albert Duggan, O.P.
Rev. Thomas More Garrett, O.P.
Very Rev. Aquinas Guilbeau, O.P.
Very Rev. Jonathan Kalisch, O.P.
Very Rev. John Langlois, O.P., Regent of Studies
Rev. Allen Moran, O.P.
Rev. Kevin Robb, O.P.
Rev. Gregory Schnakenberg, O.P.
Very Rev. Walter Wagner, O.P.
Rev. Reginald Whitt, O.P.

Board of Overseers

Ex Officio Members
Very Rev. Kenneth Raymond Letoile, O.P., Prior Provincial and Vice Chancellor, Chair
Very Rev. Thomas Petri, O.P., President
Very Rev. John A. Langlois, O.P., Regent of Studies
Very Rev. Aquinas Guilbeau, O.P., Prior

Elected Members
Mrs. Kimberly Begg
Mr. Padraic Fennelly
Mr. Stephen Means
Mr. John F. Reim
Mr. Andrew Oliver, II
Dr. Chetan Sanghvi
Rev. Kenneth R. Sicard, O.P.
Mr. Steven C. Straus
Mrs. Bridgett Wagner

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