Joseph E. Mahoney, Executive Director, has a BA in Political Science from the University of Rochester NY, and a Masters in Nonprofit Management from Regis University. He has been Executive Director since 2010. He is a former United States Marine and previously worked for Catholic Charities USA as a Disaster Response Officer and Catholic Charities of New Orleans as Program Director of Disaster Assistance.
Ida Rhodes, Director of Programs since 2000, has over thirty years’ experience in the social work field, with accreditation in the Mission Based Leadership and Organization Development, University of Notre Dame and as a Cornell University Family Development Credential Program Supervisor, as well as numerous certifications for various prevention programs. Ms. Rhodes has extensive experience in successfully managing the agency programs, government contracts, and grants from public and private sources.
Shanna M. Farmer, Director of Advancement, oversees all grants, contracts, fundraising, marketing, and public relations for the agency. Shanna has a Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership with a certificate in Servant Leadership from Gonzaga University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science with minors in Mass Communications and Leadership Studies from CSU-Pueblo, where she also serves as an Adjunct Faculty Member for the President's Leadership Program. Prior to joining Catholic Charities, Shanna worked in higher education, politics, and publishing.
Board of Directors
Burnie Zercher, Chair
Jeanette O'Quin, Vice Chair
Mark Miller, Treasurer
Shelly Moreschini, Secretary