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Board of Directors
Edmond J. Cotter, Jr.
 Board Member and Executive Director

Eddie is a founder of DTS and serves as its Executive Director. He manages the day to day operations of DTS and represents the apostolate to the public. Eddie has seventeen years of active youth ministry experience. He is a former Juvenile Court Director and inner-city social worker. Eddie graduated from The Ohio State University with a degree in Social Work. For thirty years he’s been an active Celtic musician. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus, Knights of Divine Mercy and the Ancient Order of Hibernians. Eddie, His wife Katie and their two children reside in Wisconsin.

Charles A. Mifsud
Board Member and Chairman of the Board

Chuck is an attorney and the managing owner of the Law Offices of Charles Mifsud, LLC. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University. In 2008 Chuck became a Knight in the Order of Malta. Chuck is very active in state and national politics and is an experienced fundraiser for political campaigns. He serves as Treasurer and on the Board of Directors of Ohio Right to Life. Chuck, his wife Kristin and their two daughters reside in central Ohio.

Scott H. Ryan
Board Member and President

Scott is the President and Owner of Cotter Ryan Construction in Orlando, Florida. He is past President of the Association of General Contractors of Central Florida and now serves on its Board of Directors. He is an Organizer/Director of American First Bank in Clermont, Florida. Scott is a graduate of the University of Florida. He and his wife Kelly and their three children reside in central Florida.

Christopher J. Stefanick
Board Member and Vice President

Chris is the Director of Youth, Young Adult and Campus Ministry for the Archdiocese of Denver. He has been active in youth ministry since his high school years in New Jersey. For five years he was a youth minister in a large, multi-cultural Los Angeles parish. Chris is sought after for talks, retreats and concerts as a singer-songwriter. He is a graduate of the Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio. Chris and his wife Natalie have five children and live in Colorado.

Joseph P. Dunlevy
Board Member and Secretary

Joe has six years of youth ministry experience including two years running the DTS chapter at St. Francis de Sales Church in Newark, Ohio, the home of the original DTS chapter. He is a graduate of Denison University in Granville, Ohio and has a B.S. Degree in Biology. In 2008 Joe received a Master in Fine Arts in Clinical Couseling from Ashland College.  He is employed at Boehringer-Ingelheimer Roxanne, Inc. in Columbus, Ohio. Joe and his wife Amanda reside in Columbus.

Luciana D. Frank
Board Member

Luciana is a graduate of the Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theology and in Religious Education. She also has many years of active youth ministry and religious education experience. Luciana is a frequent traveler to Italy, and speaks fluent Italian. A highlight of her life was her personal meeting with Pope John Paul the Great. Luciana, her husband John and their three children reside in Illinois.

Miguel A. Avello
Board Member

Miguel, a native of Chile, has spent over 15 years in Engineering and Research and Development. He is currently employed as Director of Project Delivery for the Global Product Organization within Whirlpool Corporation. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ohio Northern University, an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University, and a degree in Industrial Engineering from Santa Maria University in Valparaiso, Chile. Miguel is an experienced soccer player and coach and has enjoyed tutoring disadvantaged Latino teens in Algebra, Geometry and Math. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus. Miguel, his wife Brooke and their four children reside in Michigan.

Bill Evans
Board Member

Dr. Evans is a general and vascular surgeon with West Park Hospital District in Cody, Wyoming. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Catholic Medical Association. Bill serves as President of the Dead Theologians Society chapter at Saint Anthony of Padua parish in Cody and is in formation with the Carmelite monks of the Carmel of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Clark, Wyoming as a lay oblate.

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