About Us

Members of the Corporation

The Clergy Assurance Fund is made up of the five diocesan bishops in Pennsylvania and up to thirty-five volunteer Members of the Corporation who are elected to open-ended terms. The current Members of the Corporation and their year of election are:

  • The Right Rev'd Allen L. Bartlett, Jr. (1986)
  • James L. Pope, (1992)
  • Paul Spencer Adkins, (1993)
  • Donald H. Roberts, Jr. (1993)
  • Helen R. Bosley, CFA (1998)
  • The Rev'd Judith L.T. Beck (2002)
  • The Rev'd Rodger C. Broadley (2002)
  • David P. Hegg, FSA (2002)
  • Nolan N. Atkinson, Jr., Esquire (2004)
  • Shirley Gracie (2004)
  • The Right Rev'd Sean W. Rowe (2007)
  • Gordon B. Fowler, Jr. (2007)
  • Louisa C. Ridgway (2007)
  • Kathleen A. Stephenson, Esquire (2007)
  • The Rev'd Noah Evans (2010)
  • The Right Rev'd Edward L. Lee, Jr. (2012)
  • The Rev'd Thomas L. McClellan (2012)
  • Mary Campbell, CPA (2012)
  • Theresa Rollins, Ph.D., CPA (2012)
  • The Rev'd Richard C. Alton (2014)
  • Dana B. Hall, CFA, MDiv (2014)
  • SooHee Lee Lim, CFA (2015)
  • The Rev'd Canon Scott T. Quinn (2015)
  • The Right Rev'd Audrey Scanlan (2015)
  • Albert S. Dandridge, III, Esquire (2016)
  • Stephen B. Heimann, Esquire (2016)
  • The Right Rev'd Daniel G. P. Gutierrez (2016)
  • Clifford W. Kozemchak (2017)
  • Neville E. Strumpf, Ph.D., R.N. (2017)
  • Tamika Gerhardt (2019)
  • Paul Dayton-Welch (2020)
  • Michael J. Krasulski (2020)
  • The Rev'd Canon Hilary Greer (2021)
  • The Rev'd Adam Paul Kradel, PhD (2021)

The Members of the Corporation elect officers and members of four standing Committees to manage the affairs of the Corporation. The Officers of the Corporation are:

  • The Right Rev'd Daniel G. P. Gutierrez, Bishop of Pennsylvania, President
  • James L. Pope, Vice-President
  • Nolan N. Atkinson, Jr., Esquire, Secretary
  • Kathleen A. Stephenson, Esquire, Assistant Secretary
  • To Be Named, Treasurer
  • The Rev'd Sherry A. Deets, Assistant to the Treasurer

The Acting Committee is responsible for the management of all the affairs of the Corporation and for setting policy, subject to ratification by the Members of the Corporation. The Acting Committee is chaired by the Vice-President of the Corporation and consists of eight members elected for a maximum of two four-year terms:

Class of 2023

  • Dana B. Hall, CFA, MDiv
  • David P. Hegg, FSA

Class of 2024:

  • Albert S. Dandridge, III, Esquire
  • SooHee Lim, CFA

Class of 2025:

  • The Rev'd Noah Evans
  • Clifford W. Kozemchak

Class of 2026:

  • Paul Dayton-Welch
  • The Rev'd Adam P. Kradel

The Investment Committee is responsible for the management of the invested funds of the Corporation. They are advised by investment consultants, Crewcial Partners, LLC.

  • SooHee Lim, CFA, Chair
  • Albert S. Dandridge, III, Esquire
  • Gordon B. Fowler, Jr.
  • Dana B. Hall, CFA, MDiv.
  • Stephen B. Heimann, Esquire
  • James L. Pope
  • Louisa C. Ridgway
  • Donald H. Roberts, Jr.

The Audit Committee is responsible for engaging a firm of accountants to conduct an annual audit of the financial statements of the Corporation and for overseeing their work. Members are elected for one-year terms without limits:

  • Dr. Theresa Rollins, CPA, Chair
  • Paul Spencer Adkins
  • Mary Campbell, CPA
  • Stephen B. Heimann, Esquire
  • Donald H. Roberts, Jr.
  • Kathleen A. Stephenson, Esquire

The Nominating Committee is responsible for bringing forward recommendations for open seats as Members of the Corporation as well as for membership in the four standing committees. Members are elected for one-year terms without limits:

  • The Rev’d Rodger C. Broadley, Chair
  • Helen Bosley
  • Gordon B. Fowler, Jr.
  • Tamika Gerhardt
  • The Rev’d Thomas L. McClellan
  • The Very Rev'd Scott T. Quinn
  • Neville E. Strumpf, RN, PhD

Chaplain The Rev’d Sherry A. Deets is responsible for relationships with our insureds and grant receipients. Rev. Deets is assisted by Regional Chaplains:

  • Diocese of Bethlehem: The Rev'd James Rinehart
  • Diocese of Central Pennsylvania: The Rev’d Carenda Baker
  • Diocese of Northwestern Pennsylvania: The Rev’d Alan Coudriet
  • Diocese of Pittsburgh: The Rev’d Dr. William “Jay” Geisler

The Corporation is professionally advised by the following firms / persons:

  • Auditors: BBD LLP
  • Actuary: CPS Actuaries
  • Outsourced CFO: CLA Connect
  • Custodian of Securities: PNC Bank
  • Investment Consultants: Crewcial Partners, LLC
  • Solicitor: Laura N. Solomon, Esquire