ALAN ROCK APPOINTED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CATHOLIC CHARITIES BUREAU
The Most Reverend Peter F. Christensen, Bishop of the Diocese of Superior, announced the appointment of Alan Rock as Executive Director of Catholic Charities Bureau, Inc. effective January 10, 2013.
Mr. Rock previously served as Associate Director of Catholic Charities Bureau and was the Comptroller of the Challenge Center, Inc., an affiliate agency of Catholic Charities Bureau. Prior to coming to Catholic Charities in 1997 Mr. Rock’s professional experience included positions with U.S. Filter Corp and Concerned Care, Inc. As an active community volunteer Mr. Rock has served as President of the Superior Rotary Club, Standing Chair of Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival, and he’s an active leader with the Boy Scouts of America.
“We’re most pleased to have a professional of Mr. Rock’s integrity and devotion to our mission serving as our new Executive Director.” said Bishop Christensen in announcing the appointment.
Mr. Rock succeeded Brian Soland who served Catholic Charities as Director of St. Joseph Children’s Home, Associate Director and as Executive Director since 1971. He is retiring on January 10, 2013. “Mr. Soland has loyally served the Diocese of Superior for 41 years said Bishop Christensen. “He will assist Mr. Rock in the transition process to ensure that Catholic Charities Bureau continues its long tradition of providing help and creating hope in Northern Wisconsin.”