Ann McCormick

President

Ann is a founding member of the Pope Francis Center. Serves as Vice District President of DIstrict IV for the Society of St Vincent de Paul and is the current president of the Queen of Angels SVdP Conference.

Dave McNaughton

Board Member/Secretary

I am a SVdP member for 15 years, and current president of St. Elizabeth of the Trinity Conference. I am also the coordinator of the St. Cornelius Food Pantry, and a regular volunteer for the Mission of OLA.

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Joseline Perez

Case Manager

Hello! My name is Joseline Perez, and I have been working in my position of Case Manager with the Pope Francis Center Chicago since July 2020. I studied Sociology and Peace Justice and Conflict studies throughout my undergrad at DePaul University.

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Ellen C Shevlin

Hospitality Manager

I am a parishioner at Saint Mary of the Lake and a member of their St. Vincent de Paul Conference. While my time with PFC started off as a volunteer when we first opened, when the position of Hospitality Manager became available, I was asked to fill it and I gladly accepted.

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Pamela Matambanadzo

Treasuer/Operations

Pam is a founding member of PFC and serves as our treasurer as well is overseeing the day to day operations of the center. She is the current president of the Saint Mary of the Lake Conference.

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Br Jim Forgarty

Board Member

Br. Jim Fogarty is Executive Director of Brothers and Sisters of Love. Br. Jim has worked with street gangs and the poor since 1987. He holds a Masters of Divinity Degree from Catholic Theological Union.

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Deacon Gene Kummerer

Board Member/Spiritual Advisor

Deacon Gene Kummerer Jr. has a long history with the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul. He currently is a member of the Saint Pascal Conference of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, where he previously served as President and Vice President.

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Rosemary Ihejirika

Board Member

Rosemary is the current District Four President and a member of the Saint Mary of the Lake Conference.

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Nancy Hernandez

Board Member

I came to Chicago In the year 2017 after Hurricane Maria. I met Ian Ryder (former Case Manager) and he welcomed me to Pope Francis Center

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Mark Stemper

Board Member

I am a SVDP member for over twenty years. I was the former president of District 3 and St. Tarcissus conference( St. Elizabeth of the Trinity).

Gretchen Moore

Board Member

Founder and president of North Side Latin Progress

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