ABOUT US - OUR BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Luke A. Macik, J.D.
President and Headmaster
Luke assumed the role of Headmaster of The Lyceum on July 1, 2009. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Thomas Aquinas College in 1987 and served as its Assistant Director of Admissions from 1987-1990. While there he co-led the sophomore seminar in which students read and discussed works by Virgil, Plutarch, St. Augustine, Boethius, Dante, Chaucer, and St. Thomas Aquinas. He was the Vice President of Administration at Wyoming Catholic College from 2007-2009 and served on its board of directors. He also serves as a board member of the Institute for Catholic Liberal Education which “exists to give Catholic educators a clear understanding of the riches of authentic Catholic education…and to help them implement the Church’s vision in their institutions.” From 1995-2007 he was a partner in the law firm of Mason, Isaacson, and Macik, P.A. He and his wife, Lisa, are the parents of nine children and attend St. Joseph Byzantine Catholic Church in Brecksville.
Timothy (“Tim”) McKeogh
A native Clevelander, Tim is a graduate of Cleveland’s Borromeo Seminary High School and holds Bachelor’s (American Studies, Latin) and Master’s (Communications) degrees from the University of Notre Dame. He is president of an insurance agency in Chagrin Falls where he also resides with his lovely wife Karen and daughter Meghan (Lyceum ’19). Tim spearheaded the recent “Priests and Principals” campaign that helped identify The Lyceum as an outstanding Catholic high school choice to clergy and local Catholic grade school administrators in Northeast Ohio. A founding member of St. Joan of Arc Parish in Chagrin Falls Tim serves as lector, Eucharistic minister and parish council member. He is a past-president of the Notre Dame Alumni Association of Cleveland.
Timothy O'Keeffe, Financial Advisor Edward Jones
Tim brings a great deal of expertise in Catholic education and business management. Tim attended Northern Illinois University where he earned his bachelor’s in business with a minor in economics. Tim has been a proponent of Catholic education for over 22 years. This includes tutoring, participating on school boards, introducing phonics programs, championing "school choice" initiatives, and helping to found a charter school for which he served as board president for a year and a half. Tim lives in Willoughby, OH with his wife, Julie, and their four children. They attend St. John Vianney in Mentor.
Henry Peyrebrune, The Cleveland Orchestra
Henry joined The Lyceum Board in 2008. Henry is a member of The Cleveland Orchestra, an adjunct faculty member of the Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music and also serves as President of Noteworthy Federal Credit Union and on the board of the Broadway School for Music and the Arts. He and his wife, Tracy Rowell, have six children two of whom attend The Lyceum. They have been parishioners at St. Ann Parish in Cleveland Heights since moving to the Cleveland area in 1997.
Michael Dosen, McManus, Dosen & Co., CPA
Michael Dosen joined the Lyceum Board in 2008. He is partner of McManus, Dosen & Co. a full service Certified Public Accounting firm located in Middleburg Heights. He and his wife, Deborah, are the parents of six children. They belong to Assumption Parish in Broadview Heights.
Dennis Rowinski, John Carroll University
Chairman and Secretary
Dennis has been involved with The Lyceum since its founding in 2003, and has served on the Board since 2004. Dennis has career experience in management information services, including his current position as Director of Administrative Computing Systems for John Carroll University. Dennis and his wife, Mary, are the parents of six children, including a Lyceum graduate and a current student. They belong to St. Albert the Great parish.
Richard J. Wall, Jr., Esq., KCHS
Richard Wall is a native of St. Louis and an honors graduate of the University of Notre Dame, where he received degrees in philosophy and law. He is retired from Cerner Corporation, where he served as Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary. Mr. Wall is licensed to practice law before the U.S. Supreme Court and the Supreme Courts of Kansas, Missouri and Wyoming. He currently serves in a volunteer, pro bono role as an Allied Attorney for the Alliance Defending Freedom. Mr. Wall also is a columnist whose writing has appeared in The Kansas City Star, The Wyoming Tribune-Eagle, Our Sunday Visitor, The Wall Street Journal and other local and national publications. A Knight Commander in the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, he is scheduled to be invested in June of 2014 as a Knight of Magistral Grace in the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St. John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta (commonly known as "The Knights of Malta"). Since his marriage to the former Miss Margaret Blewett in 2002, he has lived in Wyoming.
Margaret M. Wall, M.A., M.S., LHS
Creator and Program Director of The Pure Pink Modesty Fashion Program for middle school girls, Margaret Wall is a graduate of the Institute for the Psychological Sciences in Arlington, Virginia, where she received an M.S. in Clinical Psychology and has started work on a doctorate in the same subject. Mrs. Wall also holds an M.A. in Religious Studies (a degree now granted as Theological Studies) from the Notre Dame Pontifical Catechetical Institute, formerly an affiliate of the Angelicum in Rome but now the Graduate School of Christendom College in Virginia. In conjunction with her studies there, she also received an Advanced Pontifical Catechetical Diploma. Mrs. Wall is also a graduate of Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula, Calif., where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Classical Liberal Arts. She worked at the White House and the U.S. Justice Department under President Reagan and later worked as part of a creative team for a Catholic media and film company in Los Angeles. Mrs. Wall is the co-author of a companion book to the teen chastity video "If You Love Me Show Me". She has extensive experience developing and executing leadership and character formation programs for youth, especially in the area of human sexuality (with special emphasis on Pope John Paul II’s Theology of the Body), for both secular and Catholic audiences. Since her marriage in 2002, Mrs. Wall has resided in Cheyenne, Wyoming
Timothy M. Weaver
Tim Weaver, a native of Northeast Ohio, grew up in Mentor where he graduated from Mentor High School before attending The Ohio State University. Upon returning from Columbus, Tim joined the family business and helped to position the company as a joint venture startup that rapidly grew into an international concern employing over 100. After leading this new venture as CEO through fifteen years of sustained double digit growth, Mr. Weaver divested his interest in the company in order to spend more quality time with his wife Sandra and their six children, two of whom have attended The Lyceum. Since then, Tim has continued as President and a Director of the M. Mark Weaver Memorial Foundation, Inc. He has also served as a Trustee for a local Montessori school and is a Third Order member of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest's Sacred Heart Society.
Reverend John Wessel
For over 50 years, Father John Wessel has served in a variety of parishes and positions in the Diocese of Cleveland. He taught 20 years at Notre Dame College, South Euclid and at St. /Vincent Charity Hospital, Cleveland. He was Diocesan Director of Interreligious Affairs, a judge on the Diocesan Tribunal, representative from Michigan and Ohio to the National Board of Ecumenical Officers. He also wrote a weekly column for the Universe Bulletin and had a weekly radio program on WKYC. He has a degree from Western Reserve University. Father currently is retired and living in Westlake.