Agency Board of Directors

Meet the accomplished Board of Directors at St. Catherine’s. They bring expertise and commitment to our institution. With a shared dedication to our mission, they drive us towards excellence and innovation.


Most Reverend Edward
B. Scharfenberger

Chairman of the Board

Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany

Mark Ustin, Esq.


Farrell Fritz, PC

Christopher J. Farrell


Vanguard-Fine, LLC

Joseph Herkenham


Mark Witte​, CPA


UHY Advisors

Cindy Kouhout, MPA

Assistant Treasurer & Assistant Secretary

St. Catherine’s Center for Children

Michele Puleo O’Hare

Ex Officio

St. Catherine’s Center for Children


James Carr

Hinman Straub, P.C.

Sr. Betsy Van Deusen, CJS

Catholic Charities

David S. Ensminger

M&T Bank

Amy Hines Kramer

Very Rev. Robert P. Longobucco

Diocese of Albany

Monica Marini

Marini Homes

Stephanie Piel, Esq.

Hinman Straub, PC

Donald A. Robbins

Mark Vinciguerra

Capital Region Independent Media