St. Bernard’s elects three new board members

April 21, 2009

St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry elects three new board members

Rochester, N.Y. — St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry has announced the election of three new board members: Ronald F. Dow, Anne Shaw Fenstermacher and Deacon Anthony J. Sciolino.

Ronald Dow is the retired director of the University of Rochester Library. He is a graduate of Augustana College, and holds an MS in Library Science from Syracuse University and a Ph.D. in Higher Education and Public Administration from Penn State. He currently serves on the board of Rochester Historical Society. Before retiring, Mr. Dow served as dean of the University of Rochester Library System and was instrumental in creating and integrating the St. Bernard’s collection with that of the university.

Anne Shaw Fenstermacher is retired director of volunteers for Rochester General Hospital. She holds degrees from the University of Wisconsin, Cornell University and the Simon School at University of Rochester. She is an active member of St. Louis Church, Pittsford, and serves on the Rochester General Hospital Association. With this appointment, she continues her commitment to the people and programs of St. Bernard’s, having served as a St. Bernard’s trustee in the 1990s.

Anthony Sciolino is a retired Monroe County Family Court judge. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University and a law degree from Cornell Law School. He was ordained a permanent deacon of the Roman Catholic Church, Diocese of Rochester, in 1998, the same year he earned a Master of Arts in Theology degree from St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry. Deacon Sciolino ministers at the Church of the Transfiguration, Pittsford and, among other ministries, is dedicated to promoting Catholic-Jewish relations within the Diocese and beyond. He also serves as a NYS Advocate, Friends of Family Court, and is a member of the Monroe County Bar Association.

St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry, 150 French Road, Rochester, is a Roman Catholic graduate and professional school educating men and women to serve the church and the community through lay and ordained ministries. For more information about St. Bernard’s, call (585) 271-3657 or visit our web site at: