Saint Mary's University Parents Council Information

The Parents Council works with the President, Vice President for Advancement and Communication, and the Parents Council Working Team: to guide the members of the community of parents and guardians toward increased support, understanding, and enthusiasm for Saint Mary’s University; to develop the parent/guardians community as a resource for the university; and to provide a vehicle for communication between the parent/guardians community, the university, and with other university constituencies.

 

Current Council Members

Current Chair - Colleen Budin

Jeni Arnold - Winona, Minn. 
2018-2021

Neil and Jennifer Boyle - Westchester, Ill.
2019-2022

Colleen and Bruce Budin - LeCenter, Minn.
2017-2023

Dean and Jackie Johnson - Robbinsdale, Minn.
2020-2023

Deb and Mike Pauly - St. Anthony, Minn.
2020-2023

Troy and Gina Tepp - Wausau, Wis.
2019-2022

Laurence Walsh - St. Paul, Minn.
2019-2022

 

Staff

Audrey Kintzi, vice president for advancement and communication
Robert Fisher, director of alumni relations
Marisa Quinn, assistant vice president for student life
Kristina Lemmer, director of admission - college
Tracy Heaser, director of the Saint Mary's Fund
Kate Dulak, Admission Counselor and Events Coordinator

By-Laws

The By-Laws for the Parents Association have been approved by the council, and are awaiting university approval. Provided here is a printable PDF copy of the Parents Association by-laws (PDF) as approved to date.

Prior Council Members

Dan and Jeanne Garry - Plymouth, Minn.
2017-2019

Caroline and John Mockler - Dubuque, Iowa
2017-2020

Mark and Carolyn Steingraeber - LaCrosse, Wis.
2017-2020