Meet our Board of Directors
Board members reflect the makeup of the region at large. CCS employees are not eligible to serve on the Board. Each member of the Board serves a three-year term.
Maria Lisowski, Board President
Maria Lisowski has lived in Southeast Alaska for nearly forty years. She is a retired public servant and attorney. She is a life-long member of the Catholic Church and has volunteered and contributed to many community service programs in her hometown of Juneau, Alaska.
Steven Hartford, Vice President
Steve lives in Ketchikan and has been a board member since 2022
Patricia Davidson, Treasurer
Pat Davidson moved to Alaska in the late 1970's to finish her accounting degree a the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She moved to Juneau in 1980 and joined the Division of Legislative Audit. Pat worked there for over 30 years and retired as Legislative Auditor in 2011. Since retirement she has spent lots of quality time hiking on Juneau's hiking and dog walking trails. Pat joined the Board of Directors of Catholic Community Service in the summer of 2014.
Michael Monagle, Secretary
Michael Monagle is a 3rd generation Alaska, born in Juneau, graduated from Sitka High School, and attended the University of Oregon and Portland State.
After working in the private sector for 13 years in retail management, Mike took a position in the public sector with the State of Alaska in 1990. After 25 years of service, he retired in June 2015. He served as the Director of the Division of Workers’ Compensation from July 2010 to June 2015. In June 2015, he was hired as the Business Manager for the Diocese of Juneau where he currently works.
Mike’s Catholic identity is central to his life. He was ordained a deacon in the Catholic Church in August 2014. He has been on the CCS Board since October 2015.
John Greely has lived and worked in Juneau for nearly 40 years. A writer and editor, he works for the statewide non-profit Association of Alaska School Boards. Most of his professional career has been as a journalist covering Alaska politics, Juneau and Southeast Alaska. He is the co-author of a book, Juneau Portrait. He has also served on the staff of three elected officials, including a former governor and a lieutenant governor. John is married and is the father of two grown sons. He enjoys outdoor activities and athletics. He has served on the CCS Board of Directors since January of 1999.
Jim Carroll moved to Juneau in November, 1966, with his wife. While raising their five children here, Jim was hired by the Juneau School District for 30 years, was part of the Juneau Volunteer Fire Department for 34 years, retiring as Chief in 2002, and for 14 years served on the Governor's State Advisory Council for Vocational Education, as Chair for 3 years. He has served on the CCS Board of Directors since June 2004.
Mary Ellen Skinna
Mary Ellen lives in Klawock and has been a board member since 2020
Ray lives in Juneau and has been a board member since 2023
Marian lives in Juneau and has been a board member since 2023
Father Pat Travers, Ex Officio Member
Father Pat Travers is the pastor of Holy Name Catholic Church in Juneau, Alaska. After graduating from Georgetown University in 1973 and Harvard University Law School in 1976, Father Pat practiced law for almost eleven years as an attorney for the Federal Government in Washington DC and Alaska. He then entered the seminary, and received degrees in theology and canon law from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. Since ordination to the priesthood in July 1993, he has served at parishes in Juneau, Petersburg, and Ketchikan, Alaska, as well as in the diocesan chancery. Father Pat has been pastor of Holy Name since November 2015. He serves as Diocesan Administrator and judicial vicar of the Catholic Diocese of Anchorage-Juneau.
Father Pat also serves as a chaplain in the United States Air Force Reserve. He was deployed to Iraq in 2004, to the Persian Gulf in 2007, and to Afghanistan in 2009-2010.
Interested in becoming a member of the board?
The Board holds as many regular meetings as is necessary to conduct CCS's business, but in no event, fewer than 6 times a year (and generally 10 times per year).