Padua Plus+ Campaign: VISION

Advancing the Mission of Padua Franciscan High School

We are engaged in a transformational effort that will position our school for long term success. It all starts with the shared vision we have created for our future.

Padua Franciscan Building Vision

Over the past 50 years Padua has remained focused on providing students with a solid underpinning to help guarantee their success in college, career, and future family life. Keeping with Franciscan values, Padua’s educational process has always emphasized spiritual, physical, and intellectual development.

Campaign Leadership


Gerald M. Koler ’86
Gregory P. Kurtz ’71
Martin K. Zanotti ’70

Honorary Chair

Charles J. Priefer

Committee Members

Michael P. Barth
James A. Climer
Perry Cohagan ’89
Tim Dobeck
James E. Gaydosh ’78
Tim & Joan Giulivo
Jeff M. Hall
Joseph P. Hanna ‘79
Jennifer Hansen ’88
Brian J. Heinzerling ’86
Jerry Herman ’77
Nick J. Iafigliola
Anthony J. Kaniecki
Nicholas M. Marra ‘76
William D. Mason
William J. Melchior ‘65
Maria L. Ramundo
Joseph O. Shuman
David J. Sibits ‘68
David G. Stec ‘86
Mark ’89 & Jennifer L. Vergilii
David R. Zavagno ‘72

Padua’s Staff Leadership

Fr. Allan DaCorte, ofm, President
Arlene Gagliardo, Franciscan Fund & Major Gifts
Jerry Jindra ’71, Retired Vice President of Institutional Advancement (2016)