Meet Our Staff

Our courteous, dedicated staff is available to help make your retreat or meeting a success and provide for your comfort.

As always our staff at Christ the King Retreat House and Conference Center is honored to serve you and thank you for your support!

Our Staff

Christopher Spilka

Meet our New Director


Christ the King Retreat House Announces First Lay Director


Christ the King Retreat and Conference Center is proud to welcome Christopher J. Spilka as the new Retreat House Director.  Chris is the first lay Retreat House Director. Chris replaces Rev. John Rose as Retreat House Director.  As Retreat House Director and Manager he is responsible for the overall management of the Retreat House providing hospitality assistance and facilities management to all visitors and guests that come to CTK.

Chris previously worked as Youth Ministry Director at Holy Family Parish in Fairmount. He also has experience in the hospitality industry working as an Events Manager at Turning Stone Casino. Joe Geglia, Christ the King Retreat House Board President says, “Chris brings enthusiasm and a passion for working with young people which we hope to capitalize on at CTK”.

Chris has a BA from SUNY Oswego in public relations. He originally hails from Utica, NY.  He enjoys theatre and has performed in several musicals locally.  He also enjoys playing golf, biking, and camping.

Guest Services:

Judy Carr

Buildings and facilities:
Steve Meier
Rich Abbott


Michael Tetreault

Assistant Cook


Marketing Director:
Barb Shepard


Tim Fandrich,  Judy Carr and Steve Gilbert

Housekeeping Staff:


Joe Geglia-president

Cil Sindoni-Secretary

Beth Broadway

Fr. Nate Brooks

James Corcoran

Deacon Robert Fangio

Emilee Lawson Hatch

Fr. John Manno

Judge Fred Scullin

Jim Snyder

Linda Zimmerman