Meet the Saginaw Chapter Board

We have two OPEN POSITIONS on our board which we are seeking to fill IMMEDIATELY. Consider volunteering today:

Publicity Coordinator to assist with the publicity of chapter events and also to take pictures for chapter events.

Chapter Secretary this is a position which normally elected, however due to extraordinary circumstances we are looking for someone to fill this position for one year.  It involves taking notes for any Board Meeting and also being a voting member for any chapter related business.

Jeffery Hirvela, Chapter Director

Jeff Hirvela is the Director of Liturgy for the Catholic Parish of St. Dominic in Saginaw, MI.  He attended Silver Lake College of the Holy Family in Manitowoc, WI and graduated in 1997 with a Bachelor of Music degree.  While at Silver Lake College he studied, Music education, Organ, Piano, Choir and Instrumental Studies.  He has served Parishes and Catholic Schools in Wisconsin and Michigan including:  Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Chesaning MI; St. Peter the Fisherman, Two Rivers, Wisconsin; St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic School, Two Rivers, WI; Consolidated Parochial Schools, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin; Calvary Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, WI and St. Dominic Catholic Parish, Saginaw, Michigan.

He has served as the Saginaw Chapter Director for the past three years.

Leona Jones, Treasurer

Leona Jones is the Music Director for St. Elizabeth Catholic Parish in Reese, MI.  She is also the Operations Manager for Little Books of the Saginaw Diocese of MI.  

She has served as the Saginaw Chapter Treasurer for the past five years.

Other Board Members and Advisors

Kay Schneider, Membership Coordinator
Laura Bush, Event Coordinator
Sr. Chris Gretka, Liturgical Advisor
Rev. James Bessert, Diocesan Advisor