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Board of Directors

As a private, independent school, Cotter Schools is governed by a Board of Directors. The Board of Directors has primary governing and fiduciary responsibility for the mission of the school. The Board sets major policies for the school and oversees their implementation. The Board is also responsible for selection and supervision of the President of Cotter Schools. Board members are selected as representatives of parents, the local community and the Catholic Diocese of Winona-Rochester.

The Board of Directors shall manage and govern the affairs of the Corporation; exercise its power and control its property; determine compliance with the Corporation’s stated purpose; appoint, delegate, or elect the Corporate officers; and have the power and authority to do and perform all acts or functions that are consistent with the Articles of Incorporation or these Bylaws. (Section 2.1 Corporate Bylaws)

2021-2022 Board of Directors

Fr. Pat Arens

Fr. Pat Arens

Titles: Board of Directors
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Fr. Mike Cronin

Fr. Mike Cronin

Titles: Board of Directors
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Annmarie DeMarais

Annmarie DeMarais

Titles: Executive Assistant to the President, Board of Directors, Secretary
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Amy Donnenwerth

Amy Donnenwerth

Titles: Board of Directors
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Mary Eileen Fitch

Mary Eileen Fitch

Titles: President, Board of Directors
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Sara Gabrick

Sara Gabrick

Titles: Board of Directors, Chair
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Erica Jerowski

Erica Jerowski

Titles: Board of Directors
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Mary Kirk

Mary Kirk

Titles: Board of Directors
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Kurt Knuesel

Kurt Knuesel

Titles: Board of Directors
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Meg Krinke

Meg Krinke

Titles: Board of Directors
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Fr. Mark McNea

Fr. Mark McNea

Titles: Board of Directors
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Barry McRaith

Barry McRaith

Titles: Board of Directors
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Chris Michener

Chris Michener

Titles: Board of Directors
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Fran Modjeski

Fran Modjeski

Titles: Board of Directors
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Ted Reilly

Ted Reilly

Titles: Board of Directors
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Fatima Said

Fatima Said

Titles: Board of Directors
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Mike Swenson

Mike Swenson

Titles: Board of Directors
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