Committee of Ex-FBI Agents

Barry W. Ryan is a former FBI Special Agent who focused on organized crime investigations in Jacksonville, Tampa, and Cape Kennedy, Florida as well as in Washington, D.C. He was a former Director of Security for GTE and Spalding Sporting Goods. Currently he serves as Chairman of the company he founded, INA, a risk management and investigative consulting firm with 225 employees. He and his wife Jacquie are past recipients of the distinguished Family Exemplar Award bestowed on them by the Notre Dame Alumni Association Board of Directors. Barry also served on the Notre Dame Alumni Board where he co-piloted the Bread of Life in partnership with the Lou Holtz Foundation into a national program. For his volunteered services with the Diocese, he was elected to the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. He previously served on three different parish lay boards and now serves on the Diocesan Review Board For Youth Protection.
James C Barnacle is currently the Director of the Bureau of Investigations and Intelligence, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (DOC). Mr. Barnacle retired from the FBI following 31 years of service as a special agent where he specialized in white collar crime; specifically, corruption, wire fraud, mail fraud, and money laundering. Currently, Mr. Barnacle directs the DOC’s internal police operations, drug interdiction and gang intelligence units.
He is an accounting graduate of the University of Notre Dame and was employed as an accountant and auditor with Haskins & Sells (now Deloitte) following his graduation and prior to his employment with the FBI.
Anthony “Tony” DeLuca is a former FBI Agent and a Boston, MA native who earned his B.S. degree from Boston College and his J.D. from Suffolk University. In his FBI tenure Tony managed complex white collar, political corruption, organized crime investigations and numerous other categories of crimes wherein federal statutes were violated. Tony is a skilled practitioner in law who has served on numerous Boards of Arbitration as both a member and as the Chairman. He has been a life-long advocate of the elderly, serving as Solicitor for Cumberland County Aging and Community Services. For several years he was a Deputy District Attorney in York County, both managing the trial docket and prosecuting criminal cases. Presently Tony manages his own law firm where he is engaged in the general practice of law, including real estate, bankruptcy, domestic relations, custody, wills and estates, and elder law issues.


Admitted to practice of law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in October, 1973; Admitted to practice before The United States Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit; Member of Pennsylvania Bar Association; Member of the Cumberland County Bar Association; charter member of Cumberland County Inns of Court; and Chair, Cumberland County Bar Foundation.

Past president of Central Pennsylvania Chapter of Muscular Dystrophy Association; Past president Boiling Springs Lions Club; Past president of White Rock Aces Civic Association; Member and past president of the Boiling Springs Civic Association; Past president and Board of Trustees, Ameila S. Givin Library; member of Friends of Amelia S. Givin Library; past Chairman of Board of Directors of Cumberland/Perry Counties Mental Health/IDD; past Chairman of Board of Directors of Cumberland/Perry Counties Initiatives, Inc.; Member of Boiling Springs Sesquicentennial Committee; Co-Chair of the Childrens Lake Endowment Trust in Boiling Springs, Member of Samaritan Fellowship, member of Craighead House Committee, and Board Member of Maranatha Carlisle, Chairman, Middlesex Township Zoning Hearing Board.
Patrick J. Kelly is from Brooklyn, N.Y. and received a BA from St. Francis College in 1965. He then entered the U.S. Army and attended Officer Candidate School, receiving a commission as a 2nd Lieutenant. He was then assigned to a Special Forces Unit and received additional training as a Ranger. He separated from the Army in 1969 and entered the FBI as a Special Agent serving in Savannah, GA and Philadelphia, PA. Mr. Kelly was assigned to the Harrisburg Resident Agency from 1976 until his retirement in 2001. Mr. Kelly was selected to attend the U.S. Army Polygraph School in 1981 and worked as a polygraph examiner for the FBI. Additionally, he has worked as a consultant on polygraph matters to the CIA, DEA and numerous other Federal Agencies. He has also been an adjunct instructor at the Department of Defense Polygraph School, specializing in Interviewing and Interrogation courses.

During the course of his FBI career Mr. Kelly attended graduate schools at the University of Virginia and Shippensburg University, and was the primary international instructor for the FBI in Interviewing and Interrogation, and Statement Analysis. He has conducted training for hundreds of prosecutors and investigators throughout the U.S., and overseas. Mr. Kelly, upon his retirement from the FBI, continues to provide instruction at the Harrisburg Area Community College and at the National Fire Academy in Emmittsburg, MD, as well as providing training to several agencies for the Commonwealth of PA. Mr. Kelly is currently on the staff of the Northeast Counterdrug Training Center-Polygraph School and has helped train hundreds of polygraph examiners for police departments from all across the U.S.

He has also been called back to service by the FBI to conduct training of law enforcement personnel in Europe and Africa in the areas on Interview and Interrogation, and Statement Analysis.

Mr. Kelly has also been a lecturer at the International School if Investigative Criminology, Rome, Italy and the International School of Criminal Psychology, University La Sprenza, Rome, Italy.




Advisory Board

Pam Acri is a native of Lebanon County and a Harrisburg resident for the last 24 years. She and her husband, Tom, are parents to Dominic, Lia and Vincent. Having sent their oldest two children to the school of their home parish at Saint Catherine Laboure throughout pre-school and elementary school, and then onto Bishop McDevitt. Pam was very actively involved in a variety of volunteer activities throughout their schooling. She dedicated her efforts in support of the PTO, Girl Scouts and raised their children to be firmly rooted in the catholic church as members of the school choir, altar servers and lectors. During that time, she also served as assistant chair to the annual Saint Catherine’s Galas, benefitting the Christian McNaughton Foundation. Guided by a strong faith and charged with great responsibility, she takes much pride in assuring for the therapies, needs and care of their youngest son, who is autistic.
As the parent of two Notre Dame students, Pam continues to work from home in capacity of a volunteer leader within the Notre Dame Club of Harrisburg. She chairs several committees, including the annual Bread of Life food drive program throughout catholic schools within our Diocese, diligently working through these drives to combat hunger and benefit local families. Working closely with the Notre Dame Parent’s Program and the Alumni Association in South Bend, Pam has established herself as a force of good within her community and within the ND Club of Harrisburg, leading efforts to support more than 20 current, local Notre Dame students.
V.R. Paul Clark, JCLFather Clark was born in Hanover, Pa and attended New Oxford Senior High School. After high school he attended Western Maryland College (now known as McDaniel College) in
Westminster Maryland, receiving a degree in Religious Studies and Foreign Language. After college, Father Clark attended St. Vincent Seminary in Latrobe, Pa and received his Master of Divinity and Master of Arts degree. He was ordained to the Diaconate in 2002 by Bishop
Nicholas Dattilo and to the Priesthood by Bishop David Zubik from the Diocese of Pittsburgh.

Father Clark is a diocesan priest of Harrisburg. His first assignment was St. Joan of Arc in Hershey, Pa where he remained for 4 years. During most of his time at St. Joan of Arc, Father Clark also served as chaplain to Bishop McDevitt High School. Father Clark later went on to study Canon Law at the request of Bishop Rhoades at the Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., where in 2010 he received his JCL (Licentiate) in church law.

Father Clark has been in residence at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Parish and the Cathedral Parish of St. Patrick, both in Harrisburg. He is currently the pastor of St. Matthew Parish, Dauphin and the Judicial Vicar of the Diocese, overseeing the work and ministry of the Tribunal and Canonical Services.
Camille K. Cherry
Shari Massini
Jerry Mock, Ph.D.
Dennis J. Ryan, Ph.D.
Raymond Solt
V.R. Neil Sullivan, VF