The Direct Archdiocesan District Fiance Committee is a standing committee of the Direct Archdiocesan District Council and a subcommittee of the National Finance Committee. It is comprised of appointed lay members from across the Direct Archdiocesan District. The DAD Finance Committee works with the National Finance Committee to implement the Total Commitment Program approved by the Archdiocese Clergy-Laity Congress in 2006. The committee meets regularly throughout the year. The committee also meets with Parish Councils to review their allocations, hear appeals, answer questions, discuss their issues and to assist them.
- Provide for financial transparency and accountability
- Providing open transparency in DAD financial reporting
- Assists in preparing DAD Budget
- Implementation of the total Commitment Program for the DAD
- Set deadlines
- Coordinate preparation and distribution of allocations
- Hears and decides appeals
- Assist parishes through Compliance process
- Works with National Finance Committee
His Grace Bishop Andonios of Phasiane - Chancellor, GOA
Father Evan Evangelidis - Annunciation Church, Stamford
Mr. Harry Raptakis - Chair – Cathedral of St. Paul, Hempstead
Mr. Stephen Cherpelis - Vice Chair - Holy Trinity Cathedral, NYC
Mr. Anthony Brigis - Secretary - Holy Resurrection, Brookville
Dr. Costas Flokas - Prophet Elias, Yonkers
Mr. Michael Psyllos - Archangel Michael, Pt. Washington
Mr. Peter Skeadas - Church of Our Saviour, Rye
Mr. Sarantos (Sandy) Vallas - Holy Cross, Brooklyn
Mrs. Elaine Allen - Church of our Saviour, Rye
Father Soterios Baroody - CFO, GOA
SCHEDULE OF 2017 IMPORTANT DATES
March 23, 2017 Reconciliation Conference - Meeting with Parishes that did not fulfill 2016 Commitment.
May 30, 2017 Deadline for submission of 2018 allocation data to Finance Committee
NO worksheets will be accepted after this date. Parish allocation will be increased 25% above prior year’s allocation. There will be no exceptions without the prior approval of the Chancellor.
September 1, 2017 2018 Preliminary Allocations to be sent to Parishes
September 22, 2017 Deadline for filing appeals for 2018 Allocation
October 5, 2017 Appeal conferences for 2018 Allocation
October 16, 2017 Final Results/Allocations for 2018 will be mailed
December 18, 2017 Deadline for payment of 2018 Allocation
All appeals and compliance conferences will be heard at the:
8 E. 79th St.
New York, NY
Between the hours of 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m or as otherwise scheduled. Appointments are to be coordinated with the Finance Department, 212-774-0545.