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USCCB Officers

 

The current officers of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) are:

President, Most Reverend Joseph E. Kurtz, Archbishop of Louisville

Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville.Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz was elected USCCB President on November 12, 2013.  His term ends at the conclusion of the November 2016 USCCB General Assembly, during which a new president will be elected. See biographical information about Archbishop Kurtz and read his statements as USCCB President.

 

Vice President, His Eminence Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-HoustonCardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Houston.

Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston was elected USCCB vice president on November 12, 2013. His term ends at the conclusion of the November 2016 USCCB General Assembly, during which a new vice president will be elected.


Treasurer, Most Reverend Dennis M. Schnurr, Archbishop of Cincinnati

Secretary, Most Reverend Gregory M. Aymond, Archbishop of  New Orleans

USCCB Officer Terms

The officers of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) serve three-year terms. For the Conference Treasurer, Secretary, and chairmen of Conference standing committees, the term of office is preceded by service as "chairman elect" or "officer-elect" for one year.

The President is the chief executive officer of the corporation and serves as Chairman of the Administrative Committee and presides at all meetings of that Committee and the Plenary Assemblies of the Conference.  The President remains, ex officio, an at-large member of the Administrative Committee for a period of one year after the completion of his term.

The Vice President performs the duties of the President in his absence and performs other duties e assigned him by the President or the Administrative Committee.

The Treasurer is responsible for the management of Conference funds and, according to the needs of the Conference, for methods of sound fiscal administration. The Treasurer also holds the position of Vice Chairman for the Committee on Priorities and Plans. 

The Secretary serves as Chairman of the Committee on Priorities and Plans, keeps minutes of the Plenary Assemblies and of the meetings of the Administrative Committee.



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