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OCP Board of Directors

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Board of Directors

For more than 90 years, OCP has faithfully and effectively responded to the needs of the Church—to the diverse and changing needs of parish communities and individual worshipers, in the U.S. and around the world.

 

The current members of the OCP Board of Directors, led by Archbishop Alexander K. Sample are:

Owen Alstott

Owen Alstott

Owen graduated from college with a B.A. in philosophy and graduated from the School of Theology in 1974. He also attended Willamette University for advanced studies in pipe organ, and Marylhurst College, working towards a degree in music. Owen worked for Oregon Catholic Press from 1976-1992 as Music Editor, Editor of Missal and Music Publications, and as Publisher. He moved to London in 1992, where he founded a company that publishes and distributes religious education materials. Owen is a prolific composer and has written many pieces published by Oregon Catholic Press, including Heritage Mass and Respond & Acclaim psalm settings. He is married to British composer Bernadette Farrell, and they have one daughter. Owen was appointed to the OCP Board of Directors in January 2015.

 
Mary Augustyn

Mary Augustyn

Mary received a B.S. in business administration from Oregon State University. She is a licensed certified public accountant and member of the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mary is chief financial officer for the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon (SSMO) Ministries Corporation. Prior to joining SSMO, Mary served in leadership positions at ODS Health Plan, KPMG and Liberty Mutual. She has served audit clients in financial services, higher education, manufacturing, technology and various other industries and organizations, including the Archdiocese of Portland. Mary was appointed to the OCP Board of Directors in January 2016.

 
Clint Bentz

Clint Bentz

Clint received a B.S. in business administration from the Franciscan University of Steubenville, OH. He has been a certified public accountant since 1987, a certified management accountant since 1994 and, as an honors graduate of the Cannon Trust Tax School, led the Trust & Estate practice for Boldt Carlisle+Smith. In 2012, Clint received the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Cross in acknowledgement of his service to the Archdiocese of Portland. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus, a founding member of the Santiam Vicariate Evangelization Committee and a covenanted member and co-director of the Institute for World Evangelization – ICPE Mission in the U.S. Clint was appointed to the OCP Board of Directors in January 2014.

 
Philip J. Black

Philip J. Black

Technical Sergeant (retired) Philip J. Black is the Director of Music Ministries at Church of Our Savior in Cocoa Beach, Florida, where he serves the needs of over 5,000 families and directs a traditional adult choir, two children’s choirs and a contemporary band. Mr. Black has been involved in music ministry from an early age. He was contracted as a musician and choir director for Catholic and Protestant faith communities throughout his military career until he was named Music Director at Patrick AFB from 2000 until 2006. In 2006, Mr. Black became the Director of Music Ministries at Church of Our Saviour in the Diocese of Orlando, Florida, where he has served for over 14 years. Phil was appointed to the OCP Board of Directors in January 2021.

 
Most Rev. Liam Cary

Most Rev. Liam Cary

Bishop Cary graduated from Mount Angel Seminary high school and college, and attended St. Patricks Seminary in Menlo Park, CA, for a year before taking an 18-year leave of absence. Returning to the seminary in 1988, he was sent to the Pontifical North American College in Rome, where he received a licentiate in moral theology from Gregorian University in 1992, and was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Portland in September of that year. He was ordained Bishop of Baker on May 18, 2012, and was appointed to the OCP Board of Directors in January 2013.

 
Rev. Jeffrey Eirvin

Rev. Jeffrey Eirvin

Fr. Jeffrey Eirvin received a B.A. in graphic design from Oregon State University prior to entering Mount Angel Seminary. In 2007, Fr. Eirvin began his theological studies at the Pontifical North American College in Rome where he received a Bachelor of Sacred Theology from the Angelicum and a License of Sacred Theology from the Gregorianum. He was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Portland in June 2013 and served in several parishes prior to being named director of vocations for the archdiocese. Fr. Eirvin was appointed to the OCP Board of Directors in January 2014.

 
Rev. Hugo Maese

Rev. Hugo Maese

Fr. Hugo Maese is a Missionary of the Holy Spirit. He attended Mount Angel Seminary College, and was ordained a priest in 2005. Fr. Hugo received a Master of Divinity and M.A. from St. John’s Seminary in Camarillo, CA. He served in parish ministry, as Vice Superior at St. Joseph House of Theology in South Bend, the Center for Research and Dissemination of the Spirituality of the Cross in Mexico City, and the Missionary of the Holy Spirit Formation House in Long Beach before being named Pastor at St. Matthew Catholic Church in Hillsboro and Superior of the Missionary of the Holy Spirit Community. Fr. Hugo was appointed to the OCP Board of Directors in January 2017.

 
Colin McGinty

Colin McGinty

A native of the California Bay Area, Colin came to Portland in 1995 to attend the University of Portland. After graduation, he moved to Seattle where he worked in sales for three years. He returned to the University of Portland, where he worked for 15 years holding multiple roles — each focused on resource development for financial aid, program support and capital projects. He last served as Associate Athletic Director of Development, where he was responsible for leading fundraising initiatives supporting the University of Portland athletics — prospecting, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding donors on special and capital projects. He is currently the President of Central Catholic High School in Portland. Colin earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Portland in 1999 and later earned a master's degree in business administration in 2007.

 
Ed O’Hanlon

Ed O’Hanlon

Ed O’Hanlon is a retired CPA and former partner of Bottaini, Galluci, and O’Hanlon, PC. He attended Madeleine School, Jesuit High School and the University of Santa Clara, where he graduated with a degree in accounting. A member of All Saints Catholic Church, he has served on the school board, the parish council and the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) board. He coached CYO for more than fifteen years and his children attended All Saints and Central Catholic High School. Ed has been the treasurer of Blanchet House of Hospitality and the Serra Club of Portland for close to 20 years. His accounting firm served several local non-profit organizations, including Mater Dei Radio and Mother and Child. Ed was appointed to the OCP Board of Directors in January, 2021.

 
Rev. Msgr. Richard Paperini

Rev. Msgr. Richard Paperini

Msgr. Paperini received a B.A. in english education from Portland State University before attending Mount Angel Seminary. He was ordained a priest in June 1977. He received both a Master of Divinity and M.A. in theology from Mount Angel, a master's in liturgy from the University of Notre Dame, and a master's in education from the University of Portland. He served at Mount Angel Seminary as instructor of liturgy, formation director for 19 years and as president-rector for 11 years. Msgr. Paperini was appointed to the OCP Board of Directors in January 2013.

 
Most Rev. Alexander K. Sample

Most Rev. Alexander K. Sample

Archbishop Alexander K. Sample is the eleventh bishop of the Archdiocese of Portland. He was ordained a priest June 1, 1990, and served in several parish assignments in Marquette, MI, before moving to Rome to earn a degree in Canon Law. Upon returning to Marquette he served the diocese in a number of capacities including as a member of the Marriage Tribunal, as chancellor, as a member of the College of Consultors and as director of the Department of Ministry Personnel Services. He was ordained Bishop of Marquette in January 2006, and was installed as Archbishop of Portland on April 2, 2013.

 
Agnes C. Zueger

Agnes C. Zueger

Agnes C. Zueger is the Liturgy & Music Coordinator, Staff Musician and Ministry Coordinator at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church (OLL) in Lake Oswego, Oregon, where she has served since 2015. Prior to her work at OLL, Agnes served for 38 years at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Tigard, Oregon, first as the Music Ensemble Director before being promoted to Director of Music and Liturgy in 1995. She received her Master of Arts with an emphasis in choral conducting, ministry and liturgy from the University of Portland in 2009 and went on to earn an Associate in Applied Science degree in gerontology with an emphasis in end of life care and support from Portland Community College in 2019. Agnes was appointed to the OCP Board of Directors in January, 2021.