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Administrative Advocate for Priests:Tel: (518) 453-6643
Office: Pastoral Center, 40 North Main Avenue, Albany, 12203-1422

Administrative Advocate:
Rev David V. Berberian

Priest Placement Committee: Chair: Rev. Ronald A. Menty. Members:Very Rev. David Berberian, Very Rev. John Bradley, Very Rev. L. Edward Deimeke, Rev. Robert J. Hohenstein

Priestly Life and Ministry Council: Tel: (518) 453-6643
Chair: Rev. Christopher DeGiovine, Vice Chair: Rev. Dominic Isopo, Secretary: Rev. Michael Cambi, Members: Rev. James Belogi, Rev. Pat Butler, Rev. Tom Hayes, Rev. Anthony Ligato, Rev David V. Berberian, Rev. John Provost, Rev. Dan Ryan, Rev. Erwin Schweigardt

Ministers to Active Priests and Those in Special Circumstances: Rev. Thomas Berardi and Rev. Robert Hohenstein.

Ongoing Formation and Continuing Education of Priests: Tel: (518) 453-6643
Chair: Rev. Thomas Hayes, ExOfficio:  Rev David V. Berberian, Members: Rev. Francis Gunn, O.F.M., Rev. Thomas Morrette, Rev. Anthony Chiaramonte, Rev. Thomas Lawless, Rev. Dennis Murphy, Rev. Neil Draves-Arpaia

Priests Retirement Committee: Tel: (518) 453-6643
Chair: Rev. John T. Provost. Members: Rev. Joseph Anselment, Rev. Winston Bath, Rev. Joseph Barker, Rev. J. Thomas Connery, Rev. Paul Cox, Rev. Joseph Dworak, Rev. James Lefebvre, Rev David V. Berberian, Rev. Erwin Schweigardt, Ex Officio: Mr. Richard Farrell.

Ministers to Retired Priests: Rev. Paul Cox, Rev. George St. John. Rev. Barry Lonergan

Clergy Compensation Committee: Rev. Erwin Schweigardt, Chair, Rev. James Belogi, Rev. Paul Butler, Rev. George Fleming, Rev. Dominic Isopo, Rev. Robert Longobucco, Rev David V. Berberian, Rev. Thomas Morrette, Rev. David Noone, Rev. Erwin Schweigardt, Rev. Christopher Welch, and Advisory: Mr. Richard Farrell.