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

Congratulations on your retirement, Jan! (8/31/21)




Board of Directors

David A. Cristantello, PhD (Board Chairperson)

Retired, former Vice President of Institutional Advancement,          Canisius High School

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.