Members of Distinction

The National Board honors with with this designation those who have served Theta Alpha Kappa as officers and representatives-at-large of the Board of Directors and as editors of the Journal. Recipients of the Connolly-Weinert Leader of the Year Award are also so named. Theta Alpha Kappa gratefully acknowledges the effort and dedication of all these individuals.

Member Name and Institution


Albert Clark FSC | Manhattan College

Alfred Benney | Fairfield University

Ann Veronica Bivoma, RSM | St. Margaret Mary School

Ann Veronica, RSM | Manhattan College

Anthony Tambasco | Georgetown University

Bro. Ray McManaman, FSC | Saint Mary’s College

C. David Grant | Texas Christian University

Carl Todd | University of Mobile

Coleman Markham | Barton College

Daniel Smith | Syracuse University

Donald G. Emler | Oklahoma City University

Donald Wimmer | Seton Hall University

Dora Maillaro | Manhattan College

E. Ann Matter | University of Pennsylvania

E. Randolph Richards | Palm Beach Atlantic University

Eileen Flynn | St. Peter’s College

Ellen Umanksy | Fairfield University 

Fr. Douglas Spina | Bryant College

Frank Connolly-Weinert | St. John’s University

Frederick M. Denny | University of Colorado at Boulder

Gerald Largo | St. Francis College

Helen Rosenthal | St. Thomas University

J. Michael Cashore | King’s College

Jennifer K. Berenson | Roanoke College

John D. Copenhaver, Jr. | Shenandoah University

Kelly Coblentz-Bautch | St. Edward’s University

L. D. Russell | Elon University

Leo Madden | Ohio Dominican University

Margaret Mary Reher | Cabrini College

Mark Mattes | Grand View College

Mary Rattigan | Caldwell College

Maura Campbell OP | Caldwell College

Michael Berger | Emory University

Miriam Blackwell MSBT | Saint Peter’s College

Mrs. June Creamer | Caldwell College

Nicolae Roddy | Creighton University

Oswald John Nira | Our Lady of the Lake University

Patricia A. Plovanich | University of San Diego

Paul Duff | George Washington University

Philip R. Hart | University of Richmond

R. Blake Michael | Ohio Wesleyan University

Rev. James Doyle | King’s College

Rev. John Sheehan | S.J., Marquette University

Rev. Joseph Hubbert | CM, Niagara University

Rev. Lillie A. Burgess | Benedict College

Rev. Norman Demeck OP | Georgian Cout Coll.

Rev. Vincent Burns, S.J. | Fairfield University

Richard B. Pilgrim | Syracuse University

Robbie F. Castleman John | Brown University

Robert C. Dunston | Cumberland College

Robert Gnuse | Loyola University

Sr. Barbara Krug, O.P. | Caldwell C.

Sr. Kathleen Flanagan | Coll. St. Elizabeth

Steven Sheeley | Shorter College

Susan Calef | Creighton University

Susan Graham | Saint Peter’s College

Vivian-Lee Nyitray | University of California at Riverside

William Collinge | Mount St. Mary’s College

William Thomas | James Madison University

Yvette Christofilis | College of Mount Saint Vicent

Zayn Kassam | Pomona College