Ron Bolster is the Director of the Office of Catechetics at Franciscan University of Steubenville. Former Director of Catechetics for the Diocese of Peoria, he joined the Catechetics faculty at Franciscan University in 2004. Ron brings his expertise in catechist training, Christian Initiation, and administration to the program. A 1997 graduate of the university, he holds an MA in Theology with Catechetical Certification. His undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering is from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. A former Navy pilot, he and his wife Andrea reside with their eight children in Steubenville.