Staff Member: Derek Diesner
Derek Diesner joined St. Helen Catholic Parish as the Parish
Communications Coordinator in June of 2018. In his new role, Diesner
will design and update the weekly bulletin, serve as the website
administrator, be in charge of scheduling for all events within the
parish, serve as the lead photographer, and build and maintain all
social media pages.
Prior to his arrival in Glendale, Diesner had previously served as
Sports Information Director at various colleges; most recently at Ottawa
University Arizona in Surprise. As the SID, Diesner was tasked with the
publicity for all athletic teams, maintaining the school's athletics
website and social media accounts.
He is a native of Gurnee, Ill. and graduated from Western Illinois
University in May of 2010 with a bachelors degree in sports broadcasting
and a minor in journalism.