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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)

Board of Directors

Fr. Pat Arens

Fr. Pat Arens

Titles: Board of Directors
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Amy Donnenwerth

Amy Donnenwerth

Titles: Board of Directors, Chair
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Mary Eileen Fitch

Mary Eileen Fitch

Titles: President/CEO
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Kevin Gorman

Kevin Gorman

Titles: Board of Directors
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Jennifer Gutierrez

Jennifer Gutierrez

Titles: Board of Directors
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Dawn Guzzo

Dawn Guzzo

Titles: Executive Assistant, Board of Directors, Secretary
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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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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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Ann Renk

Ann Renk

Titles: Board of Directors
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Fr. Russ Scepaniak

Fr. Russ Scepaniak

Titles: Board of Directors
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