MEET THE STAFF
Fr. Tom Lankenau SJ
Fr. Tom is a born Bronco. He was raised in Denver, studied wildlife biology at Colorado State University. He loves hiking, birding, classical music and travel. Jesuit life took him to Berkeley, St. Louis, Boston, Zambia, Poland, Bolivia, Belize, Portland, Spokane. He is excited to be at BSU!
Fr. Radmar Jao SJ
Campus Minister & Firepit Ministry Coordinator
Before joining the Jesuits in 2001, Fr. Radmar enjoyed a successful acting career in Los Angeles appearing on film, TV, and stage. He now uses his acting skills to witness to his faith and calling as a chaplain for Bronco Catholic and the coordinator of FirePit Ministry. He is passionate about Ignatian spirituality and young adult ministry, and during his free time, enjoys running, hiking, cooking, watching movies, good conversations and people who make him laugh.
Teresa enjoys mountains, pasta, marriage, tennis, and helping to make faith a joyful reality for young people. Teresa was born and raised in upstate NY, and received her B.A. in Theology from The Catholic University of America in Washington D.C, Prior to Bronco Catholic, Teresa worked as the Campus Minister at Bishop Kelly High School for four years. She's super excited to be here at BSU!
"I am a Boiseian I enjoy Golf, Tennis, and living out my faith with my wife for and with college students. Ask me what I use to do sometime…"
Deacon Mac Chester
Husband, Father, Deacon, Sinner, Saint, Bronco alum… lover of science, sport, travel, animals, the great outdoors… amateur comedian, a professional student of life
Sean is excited to join the Bronco Catholic Team! He is also the Director of Choirs at Timberline H.S. From 2008-2015 he directed choirs and liturgical music at Gonzaga Prep in Spokane, WA. Sean has a B.A. in music from Gonzaga University and a M. Ed from Montana State University. He and his wife Andi have three wonderful children, Melia (6) and Corinne (3) Samuel (3 months) . He also enjoys fly-fishing, skiing, and spending time with his dog, Coda.
Student Campus Ministers
Outreach/Team Leader: Katie Poggi
Liturgy: Paul Punoose
Retreats: Emily McKim
Events: Andrew Bates and Natalie Brodar
Hospitality: Justin Kelly