About Us


Executive Director

Nancy P. Askins, PhD

Advanced Certificate in Applied Urban Ministry (Niagara University)

Operations & Guest Services Coordinator

Donna Dean Beresheski

Bookkeeper & Guest Services Assistant

Shelly A. Yamonaco

Hospitality Assistant

Jan M. Czech




Board of Directors

David A. Cristantello, PhD (Board Chairperson)

Retired, former Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Canisius College

Sr. Jo-Anne Grabowski, OSF (Ex Officio)

Provincial Minister, Sisters of St. Francis Penance & Christian Charity, Holy Name Province (and Provincial Liaison to Center of Renewal)

Dolores Kosinski (Board Finance Committee Chairperson)

Associate, Sisters of Saint Francis Penance & Christian Charity, Holy Name Province

Rev. Dr. Rex Taylor Stewart (Board Marketing Committee)

Pastor, Youngstown First Presbyterian Church

Nancy P. Askins, PhD (Ex Officio)

Executive Director, Center of Renewal, Inc.