Leadership

We’re committed to advancing the field of pastoral ministry to young people.

NFCYM (and Episcopal) Regions of the US and Board of Director Representatives

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.

Regional Representatives

REGION 1

Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont

Mr. Shawn Gregory (2025)
Diocese of Portland ME

REGION 2

New York

Mr. Thomas Semeraro (2022)
Diocese of Ogdensburg

REGION 3

Pennsylvania, New Jersey

Mr. Rich Donovan (2025) 
Diocese of Newark

REGION 4

Delaware, Maryland, Military Services, Virginia, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Virgin Islands

Vacant

REGION 5

Alabama, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee

Ms. Abbey Schuhmann (2022)
Diocese of Jackson

REGION 6

Michigan, Ohio

Mr. Brian Flynn (2023) 
Diocese of Lansing

REGION 7

Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin

Mr. Paul Sifuentes (2023) – Chair
Archdiocese of Indianapolis

REGION 8

Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

Mr. Kent Schmitz (2022)
Diocese of St. Cloud

REGION 9

Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska

Mr. Kevin Feyen (2023) – Treasurer
Archdiocese of Dubuque

REGION 10

Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas

Mr. Tim Colbert (2024)
Diocese of Galveston-Houston 

REGION 11

American Samoa, California, Guam, Hawaii, Nevada

Mr. Edgardo Juarez (2025)
Archdiocese of San Bernardino

REGION 12

Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington

Mr. Kevin Molm (2024) – Secretary
Diocese of Helena

REGION 13

Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming

Mr. Joe Wotawa (2025)
Diocese of Cheyenne

REGION 14

Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Puerto Rico

Mr. Carlos Bernard (2024) – First Vice-Chair
Diocese of Orlando

At-Large

CULTURAL DIVERSITY

Ms. Marthamaria Morales (2023) – Liaison for Ministry Networks and Alliances
USCCB

Ms. Cheryl Cattledge (2024)
Christ the King Jesuit College Preparatory School

ORGANIZATIONAL NEED

Mr. Jim Lundholm-Eades (2022)
Leadership Roundtable

Mr. William Kilmon

ASSOCIATE MEMBER REPRESENTATIVE

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

CONSTITUTIVE MEMBER REPRESENTATIVE

Ms. Diane Flanagan (2022)
Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina

ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBER REPRESENTATIVE

Mr. Tom East (2023)
Center for Ministry Development (CMD)

EPISCOPAL ADVISOR (EX OFFICIO)

Archbishop Nelson Perez (2022)
Archdiocese of Philadelphia

USCCB LIAISON (EX OFFICIO)

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

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (EX OFFICIO)

Ms. Christina Lamas
NFCYM

Diocesan Contacts

Delaware, Maryland, Military Services, Virginia, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Virgin Islands

Delaware
Diocese of Wilmington | Office

District of Columbia
Archdiocese for the Military Services USA | Office
Archdiocese of Washington | Office

Maryland
Archdiocese of Baltimore | Office

Virgin Islands
Diocese of St. Thomas

Virginia
Diocese of Arlington | Office

West Virginia
Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston | Office

Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

Minnesota
Diocese of Crookston | Office
Diocese of New Ulm | Office
Diocese of St. Cloud | Office
Diocese of Winona | Office

North Dakota
Diocese of Bismarck | Office
Diocese of Fargo

South Dakota
No dioceses affiliated