Making an Impact Takes Strong Leadership

Catholic Charities’ leadership team is comprised of individuals with the experience and expertise necessary to meet the needs of our clients, our agency, and the community we serve.


Executive Team

Dean Scher, PhD, LCSW
Chief Executive Officer
(845) 294-5124 x 301

Thomas Bolzan, MS
Director of Behavioral Health Services – Orange County
(845) 294.5124, x357

Laura Brovich, LCSW
Director of Special Initiatives
(845) 344-5565 x 323

Kristin Jensen
Chief Advancement Officer
(845) 294-5124, x303

Shannon Kelly
Chief Operating Officer
(845) 294-5124, x302 Orange County
(845) 340-9170, x111 Ulster County

Amy Kolakowski, LMSW
Director of Behavioral Health Services – Sullivan/Ulster
(845) 794-8080, x119

Rosetta McNeal, BS, RN
Associate Director of Human Resources
(845) 794-8080, x118

Laurie Muollo
Director Information Systems/ Corporate Compliance Officer
(845) 294-5124, x306

Kelley Olley, BS, CPA
Operational Controller
(845) 794-8080, x131 Sullivan County
(845) 294-5124, x322 Orange County

Jeff Skaar, CASAC
Chief Behavioral Health Officer
(845) 794-8080, x115 Sullivan County
(845) 294-5124, x315 Orange County

Mike Weddle, MD, PhD
Medical Director
(845) 794-8080, x120 Sullivan/Ulster
(845) 294-5124 Orange County

Board of Directors

We are blessed to have a dedicated volunteer board of directors. These individuals give generously of their time and talent to ensure that Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster has the financial and human resources necessary to meet our mission to provide help and create hope.

Thomas Urtz, Chair
Thomas Strahle, Vice Chair
John Pascarelli, Development/Marketing Committee Chair
Virginia Brown, Program Committee Chair
June Batulis
John Boyle
Msgr. Kevin Sullivan (Ex-officio)
Tom Fitzgerald
Fr. George Hafemann
David Jolly
James Langlois, Ed.D.
Thomas Larsen
Eileen Casey-Leek
Timothy McCausland
Susan Miller
Susan Murray-Tetz