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About Us

The Office of Parish Internal Audit assists the Archbishop of Newark in fulfilling his mission for the Church of Newark by providing business administrative support to Archdiocesan parishes and their related entities to ensure sound fiscal management of its temporal goods.


  • Assist parish/school management in the restructuring of operations and finances
  • Audit reviews of Parish operations for compliance with Church and government policies and regulations
  • Resource for the development, publication and subsequent evaluation of the annual budget and financial reports
  • Act as liaison for parishes with other Chancery departments and outside interests to address matters of concern and issues related to parish operations
  • Manages the Natural Gas & Electricity Purchasing Program


Parish Internal Audit

Theresa A. Kropp, Assistant Director
(973) 497-4073    
Jody Gergich, Auditor
(973) 497-4177    
Karen Wolf, Auditor 
 (973) 497-4072    

School Business Services

Donna Quinn, Director
(973) 497-4211    
Juliana Ferreira, School Business Services Coordinator
(973) 497-4075

School Business Managers

Maria Archetti

Jane “Gigi” Cordova
Maria Dantas
Rosa Guzman
Daniel Levin
Theresa Lucas
Donna Mauro
Rosalie Mescall
Catherine Persico
Margaret Rizzo
Aida Rosa
Wiesia Rucki
Migdalia Santiago
Katricia Scantlebury

Joan Twomey

Mariana Villegas
Beata Wiklinski 

Cynthia Williams
Elizabeth Yagual
Denise Madsen
 Vinicio Delgado


Contact Us

Nancy F. Lystash 
Executive Director

Megan Gibney
Senior Business Strategic Analyst
(973) 497-4203
Heidi Kopala, Senior Auditor – Regional High Schools/Special Projects
(973) 497-4078