Councils at St. Andrew

Parish Council

The Parish Council of St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church is a consultative body, which represents the total Parish Community in assisting our pastor in pastoral care, planning, and guiding the growth of St. Andrew the Apostle.


Dr. Glenn Waterkotte, Chair
Steve Barber
Elizabeth Bender
Aarthi D’Costa
Ramsey Echeverria
Angelica Hernandez
Michele Kash
Rodney Miller
Barb Reimers
Mike Threadgill

Stewardship Council


Alan Lynch, Chair
Charlie Johnston
Michele B. Kash
Gerry Lee
Matthew Meehan
Vanessa Robles

Finance Council

Each Parish of the Diocese of Phoenix has a Finance Council. Parish Finance Councils are regulated by universal law as well as norms issued by the Diocesan Bishop and according to the same norms, aid the pastor in the administration of parish goods. (Code of Canon Law, Canon 537.)

St. Andrew the Apostle Finance Council areas of responsibility are advising and helping make decisions for finances, budgeting, planning, fund raising, and development. The Finance Council has a responsibility to be good stewards making recommendations concerning the use of temporal goods and using the resources to be compatible with the mission of the parish. The Parish Finance Council is consultative in nature.


Jim Probst, Chair
Tina Bork
Dn. Mark Lishko
Eugene Okonkwo
Syd Winter
Justin Woitas