Staff Directory

Fr. Robert Lampitt

Head Chaplain

Fr. Robert Lampitt is the Director and Head Chaplain of St. John's Catholic Newman Center, overseeing the breadth of pastoral and sacramental offerings available to the Catholic Illini community.

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Fr. Matthew Hoelscher

Assistant Chaplain

Fr. Matthew Hoelscher serves as Assistant Chaplain and Director of Evangelization for St. John's Catholic Newman Center.

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Fr. Alexander Millar

Assistant Chaplain

Fr. Alexander Millar serves as Assistant Chaplain and Director of Liturgy for St. John's Catholic Newman Center.

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Shawn Reeves

Director of Religious Education

Shawn Reeves directs the religious education offerings at St. John's Catholic Newman Center, including leading the RCIA program as well as other special events.

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Heath Morber

Director of Music

Heath Morber directs the fantastic student choirs, cantors, and musicians at St. John's Catholic Newman Center.

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Leigh Boorn

Director of Small Group Discipleship & Evangelization

As Director of Small Group Discipleship & Evangelization, Leigh Boorn oversees the small group Bible studies and discipleship formation for student leaders at St. John's Catholic Newman Center.

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Elizabeth Cassidy

Coordinator of Retreats

As Coordinator of Retreats, Liz Cassidy oversees St. John's Catholic Newman Center's efforts at raising up disciples through a variety of retreats wherein students are led to encounter Jesus Christ.

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Catholic Illini Missionary Team

The Catholic Illini Missionary team provides peer mentorship and discipleship, oversees dozens of small group Bible Studies, and helps evangelize the campus.

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Tristan Pisarczyk

Director of Finance & Operations

As Director of Finance & Operations, Tristan Pisarczyk oversees the housing, residential life, business, and facilities operations of Newman Hall and St. John's Catholic Newman Center.

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Adri Garcia

Housing Manager

As Housing Manager, Adri Garcia helps residents and parents "stay centered" at Newman Hall. Adri oversees application, contracting and room selection and directs the Visit Center tours.

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Jennifer Garcia

Hall Office Manager

Jen Garcia oversees the Hall Office, providing support and services to Newman Hall residents and St. John's Catholic Newman Center visitors alike.

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Jennifer LaMontagne

Director of Marketing & Communications

Jenn LaMontagne handles marketing, advertising, media and communication for Newman Hall and St. John's Catholic Newman Center.

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Justin Reynolds

Facilities Manager

As Facilities Manager, Justin Reynolds oversees the maintenance and upkeep of St. John's Catholic Newman Center and Newman Hall buildings and physical systems.

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Antonio Dorado

Facilities & Maintenance Staff

As a member of the Facilities & Maintenance team, Antonio Dorado maintains the SJCNC and Newman Hall buildings and facilities, and helps ensure resident and visitor safety, comfort, and security.

Eric Mason

Facilities & Maintenance Staff

As a member of the Facilities & Maintenance team, Eric Mason maintains the SJCNC and Newman Hall buildings and facilities and helps ensure resident and visitor safety, comfort, and security.

Mike Hatfield

Director of Advancement

As Director of Advancement, Mike Hatfield is responsible for sustaining and advancing the mission of St. John’s Catholic Newman Center through fundraising that helps donors make a transformational impact in the life of college students.

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