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Divine Mercy Academy operates under the auspices of the Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown.

A volunteer Board of Directors oversees our school. Current members include:

  • Kathleen Martella-Zucco, Chairperson
  • Dr. Eric Ecklund, Vice Chairperson
  • Julie Edwards, Secretary
  • Jeanette McCann, Treasurer
  • Dr. William Brotz
  • Marsha Critchfield
  • Dr. William Fritz
  • Father Angelo Patti
  • Father David Peles
  • Father William Rosenbaum

Non-voting members of our board include:

  • Thomas Smith, Divine Mercy Academy Principal
  • Thomas Fleming, Bishop McCort High School Principal
  • Sister Donna Marie Leiden, SC, Diocesan Director of Education. (E-mail:
  • Jo-Ann Semko, Diocesan Director of Elementary Education. (E-mail:

Questions for the DMCA Board may be directed to

Board of Directors

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