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Board of Regents

The Board of Regents of Conception Seminary College

The Board of Regents counsels and guides the seminary regarding policies and programs, in accordance with Church Law, standard American educational and management practice, and the mission of Conception Seminary College. Membership is primarily from the (arch)dioceses and/or religious communities served by Conception Seminary College, usually equally divided between official personnel and other professionals. Members of the Board are appointed for a term of three years upon recommendation by the Executive Committee of the Board and with confirmation by the Board. The Regents generally meet twice annually.

The responsibilities of the Board of Regents include the following: (1) approves the addition of new major programs and policies of relevance to the Seminary College as a whole, including major fund-raising campaigns, recruitment, alumni- and public-relations activities; (2) approves tuition, room and board charges for the Seminary; (3) approves and monitors the annual budget for consideration by the Abbey Planning and Finance Committee; (4) reviews Seminary programs; (5) advises in matters of re-accreditation and compliance with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Program of Priestly Formation, Fifth Edition.

Executive Committee
Bp. Walker Nickless Most Rev. Walker Nickless
Bishop of Sioux City, Iowa
Bp. James V. Johnston Most Rev. James V. Johnston
Bishop of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo.
Fr. Brendan Moss, OSB Very Rev. Brendan Moss, OSB
Conception Seminary College

Board Members
Mr. Rex Baer Mr. Rex Baer
Harrisonville, Mo.
Mr. Raymond Mayer Mr. Raymond Meyer
Stanberry, Mo.
Mr. Jon Doolittle Mr. Jon Doolittle
Albany, Mo.
Mr. and Mrs. Ron & Tammy Myers
West Des Moines, Iowa
Mr. Stephen Dunn Mr. Stephen Dunn
Kansas City, Mo.
Abp. Joseph Naumann Most Rev. Joseph Naumann
Archbishop of Kansas City in Kansas
Mr. Michael Easterday
Lawrence, Kans.
Rev. Msgr. Bradley Offut Rev. Msgr. Bradley Offut
Kansas City, Mo.
Mrs. Clarissa Grill Mrs. Clarissa Grill
Kansas City, Mo.
Most Rev. Richard Pates
Bishop of Des Moines, Iowa
Mr. Peter Hutchison
Kansas City, Mo.
Mrs. Sharon Perry Mrs. Sharon Perry
Kansas City, Mo.
Rev. Joseph Irwin
Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, Okla.
Mr. Jon Schnieders
Olathe, Kans.
Bp. Carl Kemme Most Rev. Carl Kemme
Bishop of Wichita, Kans.
Bp. Micahel Sis Most Rev. Michael Sis
Bishop of San Angelo, Texas
Mrs. Lesle Knop Mrs. Lesle Knop
Kansas City, Ks.
Dr. Ronald Slepitza
Kansas City, Mo.
Mrs. Jan Lewis Mrs. Jan Lewis
Overland Park, Ks.
Most Rev. Joseph Hanefeldt
Bishop of Grand Island, Neb.
Abp. George Lucas Most Rev. George Lucas
Archbishop of Omaha, Neb.
Mr. James Kopp
Overland Park, Kans.
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