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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)
Diocese of Fall River

 

Region 2

New York

Thomas Semeraro (2022)
Diocese of Ogdensburg

 

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 (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

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
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