Catholic Community Foundation appoints vice chair, board members

| December 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Community Foundation has appointed Norbert Conzemius as vice chair of its board of directors and Emery Koenig and Larry McGough as members of the board.

The appointments were approved at the foundation’s quarterly board meeting Nov. 19. The 27-member board provides strategic direction to the Catholic Community Foundation, which was established in 1992 with the mission to support the spiritual, educational and social needs of the Catholic community.

Prior to his appointment as vice chair, Conzemius chaired the board’s investment and board governance committees and served on the strategic planning committee. He replaces Jerry Brennan, who has served in the role for the past three years. Conzemius and his wife, Mary Ellen are parishioners at Assumption in St. Paul.

Koenig is executive vice president and chief risk officer of Cargill and serves as a member of the Cargill Corporate Leadership Team. He and his wife, Karen are parishioners at St. Joseph in Waconia. McGough is retired chairman of McGough Companies and is an active member of his parish, St. Rose of Lima in Roseville. He is a founding board member of the Catholic Community Foundation.

Center for Mission sponsors Guatemala trip

The Center for Mission of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is sponsoring a trip to San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala from June 29 to July 9. Participants will interact with the humble, faith-filled descendents of the Mayan people and hear their stories of hope and joy in the midst of what has been a persecuted Church. For more information, contact Mike Haasl at (651) 291-4504 or email

Relevant Radio offers quiz contest for students

Relevant Radio has teamed up with sponsor, Sargento, to give students ages 18 and under a chance to win $100 for their Catholic school or parish. To participate in the CateQuiz, listen to the “Morning Air” show weekdays from Jan. 7 to April 12 at approximately 7:35 a.m. The third caller must answer a question selected from a list of 10 questions, which are available on the station’s website, Visit the Relevant Radio website for complete rules.

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