Finance Council

The primary responsibility of the Finance Council is to assist the pastor in his decisions concerning financial matters that affect the life and pastoral activity of the parish. Additional responsibilities of the Council in cooperation with the pastor and staff include making financial provisions for the spiritual enrichment and growth of the faith community; developing and monitoring the parish budget; engaging in a continuous process of long-range financial planning for the parish based on its needs and resources; setting financial goals and establishing corresponding priorities for the parish as it strives to realize its vision for the future as state in its mission statement and as outlined in its strategic plan.

St. Mary, Portage Finance Council Members

Steve Benck

Marty Gavinski, Trustee

Rod Gumz, Chair

Dan Mael

Karen Manske

Dennis Nachreiner

Peg Napralla

Chad Stevenson

St. Mary, Briggsville Finance Council Members

Craig Hilliard

Steffanie Murphy
Ken Huber
Teresa Romain 



Finance Council Umbrella Committee

The following committee operates under the umbrella of the Finance Council. If you have an interest in serving on this committee please call the St. Mary, Portage Parish Center at 608-742-6998.

 Investment & Estate Planning Committee
The Investment and Estate Planning Committee is a standing committee of the Finance Council. The committee is responsible for the oversight of the management of all parish investments including the School Endowment, making recommendations to the Finance Council. It serves to take a pro-active approach to both the encouragement and procurement of major gifts and estates.