Our Team

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

Who We Are

The national team provides support for members and handles daily operations. The team works closely with the Board of Directors and the project teams. To phone a team member directly, call the main office line (202-636-3825) and use the appropriate extension number.

Christina Lamas

Executive Director
[email protected]
202-301-5160

Ask me about collaborating with NFCYM.

Maureen Gross

Director of Meetings and Events
[email protected]
202-301-5165

Ask me about our events.

MICHAEL THEISEN

Director of Ministry Formation
[email protected]
202-301-5163

Ask me about webinars and resources.

Matthew Alpaugh

Director of Mission Advancement
[email protected]
202-301-5168

Ask me about scholarships, sponsorships, and donations.

Darius Villalobos

Director of Diversity and Inclusion
[email protected]
202-301-5166

Ask me about diverse realities and multicultural initiatives.

Michelle Duffey

Director of Communication
[email protected]
202-301-5164

Ask me about branding, press, newsletters, and our website.

Mayra Carpena

Membership and Events Specialist
[email protected]
202-301-5161

Ask me about membership and general NFCYM questions.

Ryan Bao

Project Coordinator
[email protected]
202-301-5167

Ask me about store orders and National Dialogue.