Board of Directors and Staff

The Board of Directors oversees the business and affairs of the NFCYM, establishes policy, and implements long range planning. Term expiration dates are in parentheses. NFCYM staff is listed below.

Regional Representatives

Region 1: Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont
Ms. Claire McManus (2021)
Diocese of Fall River

Region 2: New York
Ms. Kathy Goller (2022)
Diocese of Buffalo

Region 3: Pennsylvania, New Jersey
Ms. Christie Smith (2021)
Diocese of Greensburg

Region 4: Delaware, Maryland, Military Services, Virginia, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Virgin Islands
Mr. Bob Perron (2020) - First Vice Chair
Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston

Region 5: Alabama, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee
Mr. Bill Staley (2022)
Diocese of Nashville

Region 6: Michigan, Ohio
Mr. Mark Graveline (2019) - Chair
Diocese of Saginaw

Region 7: Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin
Mr. Chris Rogers (2019)
Diocese of La Crosse

Region 8: Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

Region 9: Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska

Region 10: Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas
Ms. Anne E. Keough (2020) - Secretary
Diocese of Dallas

Region 11: American Samoa, California, Guam, Hawaii, Nevada
Ms. Katie Zeigler (2021)
Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Region 12: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington
Mr. Matthew Beck (2020) - Second Vice Chair
Archdiocese of Anchorage

Region 13: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming

Region 14: Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Puerto Rico
Deacon Jerry White (2020) - Treasurer
Diocese of Charleston


Cultural Diversity
Ms. Katherine Angulo (2020)
University of Notre Dame

Mr. Jesse V. Johnson (2019)
Diocese of Memphis

Organizational Need
Ms. M. Annette Turner (2021)
Archdiocese of Louisville

Mr. Randy Raus (2021)
Life Teen International

Associate Member Representative

Ms. Jamie Kohler (2022)
Holy Redeemer Catholic Parish, Vancouver, Washington

Constitutive Member Representative

Ms. Diane Flanagan (2022)
Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest

Organizational Member Representative

Mr. Tom East (2019)
Center for Ministry Development (CMD)

Episcopal Advisor (ex officio)

Most Rev. Frank Caggiano (2020)
Diocese of Bridgeport

USCCB Liaison (ex officio)

Mr. Paul Jarzembowski (2021)
Secretariat for Laity, Marriage, Family Life, and Youth

Executive Director (ex officio)

Ms. Christina Lamas

National Staff

The NFCYM national office staff provide support and handle daily operations. The staff works closely with the Board of Directors and the management committees. To phone a staff member directly, call the main office line (202-636-3825) and use the appropriate extension number.

Ms. Christina Lamas
Executive Director

Ms. Maureen Gross
Director of Meetings and Events

Mr. Michael Theisen
Director of Ministry Formation

Ms. Antonia Garza
Manager of Communications and Marketing

Mr. Matthew Alpaugh
Development Director

Mr. Darius Villalobos
Director of Multicultural Ministry

Ms. Bonnie Waltz
Executive Assistant