Meet Our staff and focus missionaries

  • Father Jason Blahnik


    Fr. Jason is from Door County. He attended the University of Arkansas, where he had a conversion experience. Fr. Jason went to seminary after college and was ordained on January 3, 2009. He loves Jesus Christ, the Church, and being a Catholic priest.

    Contact Fr. Jason here.

  • sara scheunemann


    Sara joined the Newman Center staff in 2016. A native Wisconsinite, Sara is a graduate of Marquette University, the University of Dayton, and Creighton University. She is a consecrated virgin of the Diocese of Green Bay and also serves as a spiritual director.

    Contact Sara here.

  • marie Reichard

    director of Music

    Marie, also a Wisconsin native, shares her musical gifts as the director of music for Titan Catholics and as a piano teacher.

    Contact Marie here.


    focus team Director

    Kyle is married to Lisa, and they have three children, Kolbe, Isabella, and Emmet. He hails from Green Bay, where he went to Southwest High School, and he graduated with an engineering degree from Michigan Tech in 2012. He worked for an engineering firm in Appleton before joining FOCUS in 2014. Kyle served at the University of North Texas and Franciscan University before coming back home to Wisconsin in 2016.

    Contact Kyle here.

  • Meghan mccann

    focus missionary

    From Fishers, Indiana, Meghan is a recent graduate of IUPUI. She joined FOCUS in the summer of 2018 and has been serving at UW Oshkosh since then.

    Contact Meghan here.

  • Jacob Tschann

    focus missionary

    Jacob is from Zumbrota, a small town in southeastern Minnesota, where he grew up with four siblings. After graduating in 2018 with a degree in math education from Minnesota State University, Mankato, he decided to join FOCUS. Jacob found his faith in college and made many true friends, and as a FOCUS missionary, he hopes to help others do these things as well. He loves to play any sport under the sun, board games, card games, video games, etc.  A Minnesota Viking fan, expect him to represent his purple and yellow on Sunday afternoons. 

    Contact Jacob here.

  • Anna Yurrick

    Focus missionary

    Anna is from Grand Rapids, Minnesota. She received a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Dakota in Rehabilitation and Human Services. Her aspiration is to be an addiction counselor one day. Anna served with FOCUS for two years at Iowa State University before joining the UW Oshkosh team in 2019. She loves the outdoors, friends, coffee, and of course Jesus! 

    Contact Anna here.