Scott R. Haner
Deacon Scott Haner and his wife JoAnn have been married for over 30 years. Scott was ordained a Deacon in the Roman Catholic Church in 2008 after he and JoAnn completed formation classes. They have two adult daughters, Julie, living in Cincinnati and Lauren, living in Dayton.
The Haners joined St. Patrick’s in 1989 and have been involved in many ministries, including liturgy roles, adult faith formation, youth ministry, and outreach. Scott’s diaconal focus is to help the faithful know they are loved through effective preaching and to witness to God’s love through service to those in need. Scott previously served on both the School Board and both Scott and JoAnn have served on the Pastoral Council. Both have received a certificate of pastoral ministry from Spalding University and have been trained in hospital ministry at Baptist East Hospital.
Scott is retired from KFC/Yum! Brands after working 22+ years in marketing, concept development and franchisee recruiting. Both Scott and JoAnn earned Bachelor of Science and Masters Degrees from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Scott is a graduate of St. Xavier High School. Scott has served on the Board of Directors of the International Franchise Association, Project Women, the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul in Louisville and Nazareth Farm in West Virginia.
Scott’s favorite bible passage sums up his philosophy: 1Peter 4:8-11a.