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John Auger

Administrative Assistant

John has worked in the non-profit sector for nearly 20 years. He comes from a background in…


Julia Buege-Freeman

Coordinator of Outreach

Julia Buege Freeman joined The Basilica staff in 2007 as the Coordinator of Outreach. She coordinates many…


Julia Hanson

Director of Annual Fund & Major Giving

Julia Hanson joined The Basilica of Saint Mary team in the spring of 2023. She brings over…


Kathy Dhaemers

Associate Director of Sacred Arts

Kathy Dhaemers joined The Basilica staff in 2000 to oversee its Sacred Arts activities including organizing guided…


Kris McBride

Administrative Assistant - Managing Director & Pastor

Kris has been at The Basilica since of August of 2012.  She provides administrative assistance to the…


Lori Gerhardson

Communications and Events Assistant

Lori Gerhardson joined The Basilica staff in May 2022 as the Development Communications and Events Assistant. Previously,…


Mae Desaire

Director of Communications and Marketing

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Mark Wyss

Executive Assistant to the Director of Liturgy and Sacred Arts

Since 2001, Mark Wyss has been an integral part of The Basilica of Saint Mary as Executive…


Matt Celichowski

At Large

Matt Celichowski, Parish Member since 2006 The majority of my professional experience consists of technology leadership roles…


Meagan Phillips

Children’s Choir Director

Meagan Phillips has been a music educator for 22 years. She began with the St. John’s Boys’…


Melissa Streit

Director of Engagement and Safe Environment Coordinator

Melissa Streit has been a parish member and active volunteer at The Basilica for 25 years. She…


Molly Cashman

Special Event Coordinator

Molly Cashman joined the Basilica team as their special events coordinator in the fall of 2022. She…