Meet Our Auction Chair Couples

We thank these Heelan Auction Chair Couples, representing the four schools in our system, for donating their time, creative ideas and sponsorship to our "Happy Days" Heelan Auction.

Dave and Laurie (Wilmes ’92) Bentson,
Mater Dei School

Dave is Superintendent at H&R Construction and Laurie, a ’92 Heelan grad, is a Special Education Consultant for Northwest AEA. They are proud parents of Braedyn, a Junior and David, a 7th Grader at Mater Dei; as well as Brandon and Brittany and three grandchildren. Laurie teaches Children's Liturgy on Sundays, helps manage the Scrip program and has volunteered at school and with the Heelan Dance Team.  

Chris and Joy Bogenrief,
Bishop Heelan High School

Chris is a commercial real estate broker with NAI United and supports economic development for the Sioux City metro area. Joy is a Literacy Support Teacher at Sacred Heart School. They are the parents of newlywed Blake Bogenrief and his bride, Madi (Peck) Bogenrief, Heelan class of 2015; Ben ‘17, a student at Iowa State and Adi ’20 who plans to attend Creighton. Chris is a past Rotary Club president and former member and chair of the BHCS School Board. Joy volunteers  extensively for Heelan vocal music activities. 

Ron and Katie (McElroy ‘88) Demers:
Holy Cross School
Ron is Chief Meteorologist at KTIV-TV and Katie is a Reading Specialist at Bryant Elementary where she in on the Building Leadership Team. Ron and Katie are the parents of Patrick, ’20 who will attend Iowa State in fall, Ella, a freshman, and Holy Cross students Abby, a 7th grader and Lizzie, a 2nd grader. Ron plays the piano for Blessed Sacrament student and church masses, Band Olympics, school concerts, St. Michael Church, Siouxland Youth Chorus and more. He emcees the Crusader Classic Show Choir Invite and many area functions.  Katie volunteers for the Crusader Classic, Community Theater and many kids events.

Julie and Mike Maas,
Sacred Heart School

Julie is Director of Sales and Marketing at LiteForm Technologies.  Mike is self-employed in Environmental Health and Safety Management. Their children are Brady in 8th grade and Jesse in 5th grade at Mater Dei, and Mackenzie in 3rd grade at Sacred Heart. Julie is on the Board of BHCS Youth Athletics and both Mike and Julie are volunteer Heelan youth basketball coaches. Julie is also on the Foundation Boards of MercyOne and Wester Iowa Tech. She also serves on the South Sioux City Chamber Board and volunteers for MercyOne Gala and Women’s Night Out.