Leadership

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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)
Diocese of Fall River

REGION 2

Pennsylvania, New Jersey

Thomas Semeraro (2022)
Diocese of Ogdensburg

REGION 3

New York

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 (2024)
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) – Chair
Diocese of Grand Rapids

REGION 7

Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin

Mr. Paul Sifuentes (2023) – Second Vice-Chair
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) – 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

Ms. Katie Zeigler (2021)
Archdiocese of Los Angeles

REGION 12

Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington

Mr. Kevin Molm (2024)
Diocese of Helena

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

Mr. Carlos Bernard (2024)
Diocese of Orlando

At-Large

CULTURAL DIVERSITY

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

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

ORGANIZATIONAL NEED

Mr. Rich Curran (2021)
Parish Success Group

Mr. Randy Raus (2021)
Life Teen International

ASSOCIATE MEMBER REPRESENTATIVE

Ms. Jamie Kohler (2022) – Secretary
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 (2023)
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