Q&A with Alma Leon

Q&A with Alma Leon,
Engagement Manager

Where are you based?

I am based in Los Angeles County, California.

How long have you worked for NFYCM?

I have worked for NFCYM for 6 weeks.

Outside of work, what do you like to do?

Outside of work, I love to spend time with my family and friends. I love completing home projects, gardening, and spending time in the great outdoors. I also enjoy concerts, eating yummy food, and sipping on coffee!

What is something about you that most folks might not know?

I have been married for 19 years to my wonderful husband. We have a set of 16-year-old twins and a 5-year-old. Our house is loud and filled with laughter and lots of laundry! My favorite treat is pistachio ice cream, and my favorite coffee is a sea-salted hazelnut cappuccino.

What do you do at NFYCM?

As the Engagement Manager, it is my responsibility to strengthen and support member relations and engagement, including developing and overseeing membership recruitment and retention strategies. It is my pleasure to listen to current and prospective members’ expectations and hopes regarding membership with NFCYM. I am here to be of service.

What is the best part about your job – why do you do what you do?

The best part of my job is cultivating and building relationships with faithful people who are committed to accompanying young people. I am grateful to witness the good works of many and it inspires me to continue to follow God’s will in my life. I love that I have a job that inspires me to pray.

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Yazmín Maní Malone

Pastoral Juvenil Hispana Coordinator,
Diocese of Austin

Diocesan Member

"NFCYM has accompanied me in reaching out to like minded professionals to better provide service (ministry) to adolescents. NFCYM has allowed me to network and grow professionally.

'Youth as Protagonists' has been essential to Pastoral Juvenil Hispana in the Diocese of Austin."

Eva P. Delgado

Youth Minister, St. Christopher Church

Associate Member

"The various resources have helped me keep our program exciting and vibrant. NFCYM has provided me with shared information via webinars, workshops, conferences, outreach, and opportunities that are very informative to help make my ministry successful.

NFCYM is an open forum for me to seek material, guidance and support in keeping the youth ministry program successful."