Mike Scannell

Mike brings 32 years of experience in human resources, financial services, and philanthropic leadership. Most recently, Mike served as Senior Vice President of Global Human Resources for State Street Corporation and President of the State Street Foundation, the company’s charitable giving entity. Mike comes with a depth of knowledge in human resources best-practices and non-profit leadership. Mike earned a BA in Economics and Business Management from Stonehill College and a graduate certification in Human Resources Management from Northeastern University.

Active in several nonprofits, Mike serves as Vice Chair of Ellis Memorial Board, on the Stonehill College President’s Advisory Council, and on the Board of Catholic Memorial School.

Maryellen Barrett

Maryellen is responsible for the overall financial and administrative functions of Clergy Trust, as well as daily fiscal and operational management. As a member of the senior management team, she brings more than 30 years of experience in financial management, project management, and business leadership for various public and private organizations.

Maryellen works closely with the Executive Director, Board of Trustees, and other sub-committees to review and implement strategy, and provide insight to all Clergy Trust initiatives. She served on the Finance Council of her parish for many years and currently serves as a Eucharistic Minister. She also serves as a community member of the local public school council.

Stephen Gust

As part of Clergy Trust’s senior management team, Stephen brings more than 25 years of experience working at Regina Cleri. As Director of the facility, he leads the strategic direction of the residence. Stephen is responsible for the day-to-day operations and recently oversaw a renovation to accommodate and serve the needs of more priests. He leads a team of managers that assist in providing the highest quality of care for the senior and respite care priests currently residing at Regina Cleri.

Stephen is also a member of the Care Team that provides quality resources and support for both senior and active priests in good standing. He has a Massachusetts Nursing Home Administrator License.


Amy Nash

Senior Care Manager

Kathryn Marshall

Wellness Coordinator

Joan Smith

Benefits Coordinator

Michelle Fish

Senior Financial Analyst

Jiahong Lin

Senior Accountant

Board of Trustees

Mr. Mark Vachon


Fr. Fitzgerald

Very Rev. Richard W. Fitzgerald

Vice Chair

Ms. Ann Carter

Mr. Charles l. Clough Jr.

Paul T. Currie

Mr. Daniel T. Flatley

Mr. David Hegarty

Very Rev. William P. Joy

Maureen Joyce

Very Rev. Brian R. Kiely​

Ms. Sharon McNally

Very Rev. Linh T. Nguyen

Mr. Kevin C. Phelan

Mr. Michael P. Shaughnessy

Trustees Emeritus

Rev. Gerard Petringa

Mr. C. Michael Daley

Jean Tempel

Mr. Mark Vachon


  • Former senior executive and Corporate Executive Council Member, General Electric
  • Board Member: bluebird bio, Numotion Mobility, Klöckner Pentaplast
  • Member Dean’s Executive Council D’Amore McKim Business School – Northeastern University
  • Northeastern University, B.S.
  • Boston College, M.A.

Bishop Mark O'Connell

  • Auxiliary Bishop-North Region
  • Chaplin to Catholic Lawyers Guild
  • On faculty at Pope St. John Seminary and Saint John Seminary
  • Ordained to the Catholic Priesthood in 1990
  • Licensed in Canon Law (JCL) from Universita della Santa Croce
  • Doctorate in Canon Law (JCD)
Fr. Fitzgerald

Very Reverend Richard W. Fitzgerald

  • Ordained a Priest June 20, 1987
  • Current Administrator of Saint Columbkille in Brighton
  • Vicar Forane of Central Region IV
  • Prior assignments include Office of Clergy Personnel, St Paul, Wellesley, St Agatha, Milton, St John, Peabody
  • Bachelor Degree in Organizational Behavior and Master Degree in Divinity
  • Prior to entering Pope St. John XXIII Seminary in 1983, worked for the Federal Government for 11 years. Most of those years in the Department of Defense as a Contracting Officer responsible for the post-award Administration of Defense contracts in the Metropolitan Boston area at that time in the amount of $250 Million.
  • Citizen of Boston for a lifetime

Ms. Ann Carter

  • Principal, Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications, Inc.
  • Boston Arts Academy, Vice Chair, Board of Trustees
  • William James College, Trustee
  • Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, Trustee
  • Bentley College, B.S.
  • Babson College, M.B.A.

Mr. Charles Clough, Jr.

  • Chairman, CEO Clough Captial Partners, L.P.
  • Chief Investment Strategist at Merrill Lynch & Co
  • Ordained a permanent deacon in 1986
  • Trustee Yawkey Foundation
  • BC Board of Trustees
  • Boston College, ’64
  • University of Chicago MBA

Paul. T. Currie

  • Senior Financial Services Executive/Consultant, HCL Technologies
  • Former Senior VP, Head of Global Reconciliation and Controls, State Street Bank Corporation

Mr. Daniel Flatley

  • Trustee of the Flatley Foundation
  • Trustee of Wentworth Institute of Technology (Boston, MA)
  • Served on Board of Trustees of former Meetinghouse Bank (Dorchester, MA)
  • Member of the Governing Board of the Irish Famine Memorial at Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • Trustee of St. Anselm College (Manchester, NH)
  • University of Vermont 1981; MAT Boston College 1989
  • Father of three; husband of Maureen (Flanagan) Flatley Formerly of Dedham, MA

Mr. David Hegarty

  • Covenant House International, Trustee, Member of Audit and Program Committees
  • Diversified Healthcare Trust, Former President and COO
  • The RMR Group, Former EVP and Executive Committee Member
  • American Seniors Housing Association, Former Executive Committee member
  • Radius Ventures, L.P., Former Board of Advisors
  • Certified Public Accountant, formerly with EY
  • University of Massachusetts, B.B.A.

Maureen Joyce

  • City Auditor, City of Boston
  • Member & Volunteer in COGR, EACUBO, NACUBO, NECA, NCURA, FDP, and Boston Consortium
  • Member, Boston Latin Academy/Girls Latin School Foundation
  • Member, St. Theresa of Avila Parish Finance Committee
  • B.S. University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • M.B.A. Northeastern University

Very Rev. Brian R. Kiely

  • Rector, Pope St. John XXIII Seminary, Weston
    Presbyteral Council
  • Ordained to the Catholic Priesthood, 1978
  • Saint John’s Seminary, Boston, B.A. in Philosophy
  • Pontifical University of St. Thomas (Angelicum), Bachelor of Sacred Theology
  • Pontifical University of St. Thomas (Angelicum), M.A. in Theology

Ms. Sharon McNally

  • President of Camp Harbor View, Chief of Staff of The Connors Family Office
  • Schwartz Center, Chair, Board of Directors
  • Camp Harbor View, Board of Directors Member
  • Community Servings, Board of Directors Member and Development Committee Member
  • Big Sister Association of Greater Boston, Past President, Board of Directors; Chair, President’s Council
  • RIZE Massachusetts, Chairman’s Council Member
  • St. Cecilia’s Parish, Chair, Development Committee 
  • Colby College, B.A. in Government

Very Rev. Linh Nguyen

  • Ordained a Deacon 1/29/2000 at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross
  • Ordained a Priest 5/27/2000 at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross
  • Pastor of St. Marks & St. Ambrose in Dorchester
  • Vicar Forane of Central Region V II

Mr. Kevin C. Phelan

  • Co-Chairman, Colliers International
  • Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston Finance Council; Real Estate Subcommittee, Chairman
  • Boston Foundation, Director Emeritus
  • Boston Police Foundation, Trustee
  • Crossroads/Camp Wing, Chairman
  • Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce; Executive Committee
  • Providence College, Trustee; Capital Campaign, CoChairman;
  • Varsity Athletic Committee; Facilities Committee Member
  • Providence College, B.S., Business Administration
  • Boston College, MBA.

Mr. Michael Shaughnessy

  • Co-Owner Shaughnessy & Allen Co.
  • BS in Civil Engineering
  • Trustee NE Carpenters Pension, Annuity & H & W Funds & Teamsters Care Health & Welfare Funds
  • Former Trustee BC High
  • Former Hingham Board of Assessors

Rev. Gerard Petringa


  • Presbyteral Council
  • Former Episcopal Vicar of the North Region
  • Ordained to the Catholic Priesthood, 1988
  • B.A., M.Div., M.A., St. John Seminary, Boston
  • Graduate Apprentice, Licensed Master Pipefitter
  • Merrimack College

Mr. C. Michael Daley

Development Committee, Chair

  • Emmanuel College, Past Chair, Board of Trustees
  • Boston College,
  • McMullen Museum of Arts
  • Patron’s Committee, Chair
  • Boston College Club, Founding Member,
  • Board of Directors
    Greater Boston YMCA,
  • Board Member Finance Committee
  • Cathedral High School, Board of Trustees
  • Catholic Schools Foundation, Executive Council
  • Honorary Doctor of Law, Emmanuel College
  • Lojack Corporation, Former Chairman, CEO & President
  • Daley Care Management Company, Former Owner/Operator

Ms. Jean Tempel

Governance Committee Chair

  • Former EVP, The Boston Company, Boston Safe Deposit and Trust Co.
  • Former, President, COO, Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.
  • Founder, retired, First Light Capital; startup venture
  • Dana Farber Cancer Institution, Trustee
  • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; Trustee
  • Boston Health Care for Homeless, Director
  • Connecticut College, Trustee Emeritus
  • Northeastern University, Vice Chair Emeritus
  • Connecticut College, BA; RPI, MS computer science
  • Harvard Business School, Advanced Mgmt. Program

Mr. John A. Kaneb

Chair Emeritus

  • Chair and CEO, H.P. Hood
  • Partners Healthcare, Trustee Emeritus
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Trustee Emeritus
  • McLean Hospital, Trustee Emeritus
  • Harvard Medical School, Board of Fellows
  • University of Notre Dame, Trustee Emeritus
  • Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, Vice Chair Emeritus
  • Finance Council
  • Harvard University, B.A. in Economics
  • St. Anselm College, Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree
  • University of Notre Dame, Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree

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