The mission of the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry (NFCYM) is to support and strengthen those who accompany young people as they encounter and follow Jesus Christ.

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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

Ms. Claire McManus (2021) – Liaison for Ministry Networks and Alliances
Diocese of Fall River

 

Region 2

New York

Ms. Kathy Goller (2022)
Diocese of Buffalo

 

Region 3

Pennsylvania, New Jersey

Ms. Christie Smith (2021) – First Vice Chair
Diocese of Greensburg

 

Region 4

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

Mr. Tex Phelps (2020)
Archdiocese of Washington

 

Region 5

Alabama, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee

Mr. Bill Staley (2022)
Diocese of Nashville

 

Region 6

Michigan, Ohio

Mr. Mark Mann (2023)
Diocese of Grand Rapids

 

Region 7

Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin

Mr. Paul Sifuentes (2023)
Archdiocese of Indianapolis

Region 8

Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

Mr. Bob Noel (2022)
Diocese of Crookston

 

Region 9

Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska

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

 

Region 10

Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas

Ms. Anne E. Keough (2020)
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) – Chair
Archdiocese of Anchorage

 

Region 13

Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming

Ms. Maria Ward (2021)
Diocese of Cheyenne

 

Region 14

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

Deacon Jerry White (2020) – Treasurer
Diocese of Charleston

At-Large

 

Cultural Diversity

Ms. Katherine Angulo (2020)
University of Notre Dame

Ms. Martha Maria Morales (2023)
Catholic Relief Services

 

Organizational Need

Vacant (2021)

Mr. Randy Raus (2021)
Life Teen International

 

Associate Member Representative

Ms. Jamie Kohler (2022) – Second Vice Chair
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)

Bishop Nelson Perez (2023)
Diocese of Cleveland

 

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

Region 4

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

Region 8