Fr. Dave Pivonka, T.O.R., is the president of Franciscan University of Steubenville. He has served for more than thirty years as a spiritual director, retreat leader, and formation director. He also served as the director of Franciscan Pathways. He is a well-known conference speaker and pilgrimage leader. Pivonka is active in charismatic renewal and serves on the board of Renewal Ministries. Pivonka is the author of several books, including Spiritual Freedom and Hiking the Camino.