DISC Presidents and Meeting History

DISC Presidents: – Served one year terms except as noted.

John Boehm, Milwaukee
Lyle Klingler, San Bernardino
Father Gene Charman, Hartford
Don Barnett, Indianapolis
Charlotte Randazzo, Biloxi
Father Doug Tobin, Camden
Chuck Hughes, San Antonio; two years
Lou Orbin, Youngstown; six years
Mary Jo Jungwirth, Minneapolis; three years
Dale Jonasson, San Bernardino
Eva Casale, Rockville Centre and Oceanside Christopher FCU; three years
William Glover, Baltimore, one year
Dawn Wolf, Sioux Falls, current

Meeting History:

DICUG – Diocesan IBM Computer Users Group
Organized by John Boehm of the Milwaukee Archdiocese

1985 – Archdiocese of Milwaukee
Host: John Boehm

1986 – Archdiocese of Milwaukee
Host: John Boehm

1987 – Archdiocese of Milwaukee; held in La Crosse
Host: John Boehm

1988 – Diocese of Orange County

1989 – Archdiocese of San Antonio
Host: Sue Forbrich and Wally Cotton

1990 – Archdiocese of Chicago
Outing: On your own in Downtown Chicago

1991 – Diocese of Buffalo
Host: Jim Kavanagh
Outing – Niagara Falls and dinner overlooking the falls
DISC – Diocesan Information Systems Conference
Bylaws approved and first Board was elected
Highest two vote getters got three year terms, next two – two years, next two – one year.
John Boehm was elected to be the first DISC president.
Effort led by Jim Kavanagh
Father Gene Charman began efforts to get in the Kenedy Directory

1992 – Archdiocese of Anchorage
Hostess: Pam Albrecht
Outing: Glacier Park
President: John Boehm, Milwaukee

1993 – Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Host: Brother Joe Willard
Outing: Some options; one was an Atlantic City Casino
President: Lyle Klingler, San Bernardino

1994 – Diocese of San Bernardino
Host: Joe Bogdanski
Outing: Knots Berry Farm followed by a Medieval Dinner
President: Father Gene Charman, Hartford

1995 – Archdiocese of St. Louis
Host: Jerry Lawler
Outing: St. Louis Cathedral; dinner at Pere Marquette Park on the Illinois River
President: Don Barnett, Indianapolis

1996 – Diocese of San Diego
Host:
Outing: San Diego Zoo tour and dinner
President: Charlotte Randazzo, Biloxi

1997 – Diocese of Colorado Springs
Host: Larry Newman
Outing: Tour U. S. Air Force Academy, Flying W Ranch western show and dinner
President: Father Doug Tobin, Camden

1998 – Diocese of Biloxi
Hostess: Charlotte Randazzo
Outing: Jefferson Davis Estate and Crayfish boil dinner
President: Chuck Hughes, San Antonio

1999 – Archdiocese of San Antonio
Host: Chuck Hughes
Outing: Texas Hill Country followed by tour of LBJ Ranch
President: Chuck Hughes, San Antonio

2000 – Diocese of Colorado Springs
Host: Larry Newman
Outing: Chuck Wagon trail ride and barbecue
President: Lou Orbin, Youngstown
Special note: Focused effort to get in Kenedy Directory and began vendor purchasing agreements to augment income

2001 – Diocese of London, Ontario
Host: Joseph Edward
Outing: Dinner and Shakespeare play 12th Night in Stratford Ontario on the Avon River
President: Lou Orbin, Youngstown
Special note: First conference held on Canadian soil.  First conference to include a pre-conference.  This full-day event dealt with one topic and was all encompassing.

2002 – Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis
Host: Jeff Wipf
Outing: Zephyr train ride along St. Croix River Valley and dinner
President: Lou Orbin, Youngstown
Special note: Began emphasizing vendor show to augment income.  First conference to include a local component for area parishes & schools

2003 – Diocese of St. Petersburg
Hostess: Carol Pilarski
Outing: Busch Gardens and dinner
President: Lou Orbin, Youngstown

2004 – Colonial Williamsburg
Host/Hostess: DISC Board and Joan Pardue
Outing: Dinner at King’s Arm Tavern and Williamsburg tour
President: Lou Orbin, Youngstown
Special note: 20th Anniversary of DISC

2005 – Diocese of Raleigh
Host: John Allan Talent
Outing: Tour Duke University followed by Duke Tobacco Farm and cookout dinner
President: Mary Jo Jungwirth

2006 – Diocese of Pittsburgh
Host: Jack Zdilla
Outing: University of Pittsburgh, Cathedral and dinner on a river cruise
President: Mary Jo Jungwirth, Minneapolis
Special note: The conference was supposed to be in New Orleans however Hurricane Katrina damage precipitated a change of venue.

2007 – Diocese of Monterey
Hostess: Anne McGuire
Outing: 17 Mile Drive and dinner at the Aquarium
President: Mary Jo Jungwirth, Minneapolis
Special note: Got in Kenedy directory

2008 – Archdiocese of San Antonio
Host: Arturo de los Santos
Outing: Don Strange Ranch for a rodeo and dinner
President: Dale Jonasson, San Bernardino

2009 – Archdiocese of New Orleans
Hostess: Pam Mather Kocke
Outing: Mardi Gras World tour and dinner
President: Eva Casale, Oceanside Christopher FCU

2010 – Archdiocese of Toronto, Ontario
Host: Ralph De Souza
Outing: Double Decker bus tour; dinner at the Lake; harbor boat tour
President: Eva Casale, Oceanside Christopher FCU

2011- Diocese of Boise, Idaho
Hostess: Felicia Penton
President: President: Eva Casale, Oceanside Christopher FCU

2012- Diocese Arlington, VA
Hostess: Kimberly Murphy
Outing: To be decided
President: William Glover, Archdiocese of Baltimore, MD

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