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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Maureen Gross

Director of Meetings and Events

5 Questions to Learn More About Maureen:


Q1. What is your Job Title?

Director of Meetings and Events

Q2. What are your responsibilities?

As the director of meetings and events, I work with the NFCYM staff and project teams for to vision, plan, implement, and evaluate the National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC), National Conference on Catholic Youth Ministry (NCCYM), and Annual Membership Meeting (AMM). This includes, among other things: budgeting, site selection, contract negotiations, selection and management of vendors and contractors, and liaising with facilities and hosting dioceses.  

Q3. Why do you work for NFCYM?

I have been with NFCYM since 2001. While I am not a theologian or youth minister, NFCYM allows me to use my skills to make sure other generations have the same opportunities I had as a high school student to deepen and practice my faith. 

Q4. What are your strengths?

My top Clifton Strengths are Maximizer, Adaptability, Communication, Input, and Woo. 

Q5. Contact me if you have questions about…

Call me if you have questions about any one of NFCYM major conferences or if you think I can provide insight or resources for your local conference planning.