The following individuals listed below comprise the Board. Each member will chair or co-chair one of nine committees of the Governance Board, namely Nominating, Academic & Faculty Affairs, Student Affairs, Financial, Building & Grounds, Development, Technology, Alumni Relations and External Relations. These committees will actively recruit members from the Notre Dame family to participate in the school’s advancement.

The Board

Pete Newell ’67, Chair
Retired, Director, Institutional Equity Sales, Citigroup Global Markets

Christopher Nowotarski ‘76, Vice Chair
President, Christopher T. Nowotarski, P.C.

Michael Brennan ’65, Secretary
Retired, Vice President of Equity Sales, Morgan Stanley

Pat Burke ’79, Treasurer
CPA/Partner, Friedman & Huey Associates LLP

Pat Cummings ‘73
Vice President, Cummings Sales

Mary Downing-Smith
National Account Director at Nuance Communications

Brother Chester Freel, C.S.C.
Provincial Superior for the Brothers of Holy Cross Midwest Province

Bill Harrington ‘68
President, Great Flooring Inc.

Joe Petricca ‘68
Retired, Teacher/Coach, Palatine High School

Kate Tarpey
Accounting Manager at Divine Savior Holy Angels High School (Milwaukee, WI)

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