Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL
Born April 21, 1966, Camden, New Jersey to James and Helen (Galanaugh) Checchio
Has two sisters: Mary Ann Kehoe and Linda McCarron; and a brother, David
Ordained a Priest of the Diocese of Camden, June 20, 1992
Appointed Chaplain of Honor to his Holiness, Pope St. John Paul II, 2000
Appointed Prelate of Honor to his Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI, 2011
Ordained to the Episcopacy, Diocese of Metuchen, May 3, 2016

EDUCATION
St. John Elementary School, Collingswood, NJ, 1980
Pope Paul VI High School, Haddon Township, NJ, 1984

B.A., St. Pius X Seminary, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA, 1988
S.T.B., University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Rome, Italy, 1991
J.C.L, University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Rome, Italy, 1993
J.C.D., University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Rome, Italy, 1998
M.B.A., LaSalle University, Philadelphia, 2004

PRIESTLY ASSIGNMENTS
1992           Summer Associate, Saint Peter Church, Merchantville, NJ
1992-1993   Graduate Studies, North American College, Rome, Italy

1993-1995   Parochial Vicar, Saint Agnes, Blackwood, NJ
1995-1997   Graduate Studies, Casa Santa Maria, North American College, Rome, Italy
1996           Summer Associate, Saint Peter Celestine, Cherry Hill, NJ
2000-2003   Weekend Assistant, Saint Jude, Blackwood, NJ
2003-2006   Vice Rector for Administration, Pontifical North American College, Rome
2006-2016   Rector, Ponti­fical North American College, Rome

POSITIONS IN DIOCESE OF CAMDEN
1997-1998   Assistant Director, Public Relations and Telecommunications
1997-2003   Defender of the Bond, Tribunal

1997-2003   Vice Chancellor
1997-1999   Secretary to Bishop James T. McHugh, S.T.D.
1998-2003   Director, Office of Communications
1999           Secretary to Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, Ph.D., D.D.
1999-2003   Moderator of the Curia
2002-2003   Episcopal Vicar for Administration

APPOINTMENTS
1999-2003   Member, Presbyteral Council, Diocese of Camden
1999-2003   Member, College of Consultors, Diocese of Camden
1999-2003   New Jersey State Chaplain, Order Sons of Italy in America
2000-2003   Member, Governance Board, Vicariate for Human Services, Diocese of Camden
2000-2003   Member, Diocesan Finance Council, Diocese of Camden
2000-2003   Member, Investment Committee, Diocese of Camden
2001-2003   Catholic Star Herald Advisory Board, Diocese of Camden
2002-2012   Member, International Dominican Foundation Board
2002-2003   Member, Diocesan Pastoral Council, Diocese of Camden
2002-2003   Catholic Chaplain, Philadelphia Eagles (NFL), Philadelphia
2016-2019   Member, Board of Regents, Seton Hall University