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         Father Kevin Johnson

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Ray Meyer       Chairman
Larry Victor
Andy Bukaty
Bob Powers
Bob Brooke
Jim Kelly
Teresa O'Neal,
CJ Nichols
Joe Colello

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Pastoral Council

A group of 10 elected and 8 appointed lay members of the Parish who, with the Pastor, clergy and staff, carry forward the mission and ministry of Christ and his Church in the parish community. It is a consultative body governed by its constitution in accordance with diocesan policies that makes recommendations to the Pastor regarding the life and mission of the parish.  As such, it encourages a network of communication within the parish and surrounding community and serves as a forum for dialogue among the parishioners, the Pastor, the clergy, and staff.

Saint Rita Parish Council

Andy Bukaty   

Andy is a retired airline pilot and he and his wife, Barbara, have been members of the parish since 2006. They have three grown children. Andy was elected President of the Pastoral Council in December 2011. He and Barbara serve as the High School Youth Group Ministers and have done so since 2009. In addition, Andy is a member of the Parish Finance Council and also serves as a member of the Capital Campaign Executive Committee. He is a lector and Eucharistic Minister.  Andy and Barb are very well versed in the Bible and lead there bible study group when time is the available.








Neill O'Connell

Neill was born and raised in New Orleans La. He is a graduate of a Jesuit High School and attended and graduated from Alabama Capstone Engineering  School.  He received his Engineering license in 2003 and is employed at regional Utilities as an engineer.  Neill is a mentor with Walton County Talking Stick in children program and is a cofounder of the South Walton Coastal Conservation Assoc.  He enjoys hunting, fishing and boating.  Neill is married to sister (nick name) and they have three daughters.
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Teresa O'Neal

Teresa oversees management and all aspects of accounting of a business owned with my husband Shawn for over thirty years.  We have been married for thirty-two years and have three children and three grandchildren.  I have been a member of St. Rita since moving to Santa Rosa Beach from Tennessee in 2003.  I coordinate the RCIA at St. Rita, and have served on the RCIA team since 2004.  I have also been a member of the Monday Night Prayer Group since 2004, and serve as a Eucharistic Minister and Lector.  I am an active member of the Seagrove Garden Club where I have served  a two year term as secretary.  My interests include spending time with my family, cooking, walking, bicycling, photography, reading and scrapbooking.
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Tim Cole

Tim is currently a broker associate at Keller Williams Realty Emerald Coast, Tim is an experienced hospitality industry executive, educator, and entrepreneur with a comprehensive background in operations, asset management, and real estate development.   His diverse career includes senior position with two privately held development companies engaged in real estate and hospitality operations in the Caribbean and Europe.  Tim is very active with in the church and the Emerald Coast Knights of Columbus Council #11893.  He resides in Santa Rose Beach with his wife, Jeanine, and their three children.
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Phil Hollaran

Phil was born and raised in St. Louis Mo.  Phil Graduated from Georgetown University in 1968 with an Economics degree.  Phil is the third generation to run a family business, a commercial laundry servicing hospitals hotels, restaurants. Phil is married to Susie  and has two daughters and four grandchildren.  They build their home in 2005 and moved here permanently in 2008 after he sold his business.  He is very active in the church ministries and has recently been trained as a Liturgical assistant.
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Ray Meyer


Ray and his wife, Barbara, have been members of St Rita Church since 1996. The Meyers were involved in Engaged Encounter (EE) for over 10 years working behind the scenes and as a presenting team. They served as the local coordinators for EE in this Diocese in 1998 and 1999. Ray is the Owner/Broker of Bay Wood Realty. He and Barbara work together selling real estate, managing long-term rentals, and managing a local storage facility. Ray has been a licensed Realtor since 1988. He has sold vacant land, commercial property, been involved in real estate development, and has managed, built, and sold many single family homes. Ray was appointed Chairman of the Finance Council.






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