Most Rev. Gerald F. Kicanas, Chairman

Bishop Emeritus of Tucson, representing the Committee on Catholic Education

Most Rev. Alfred C. Hughes

Archbishop Emeritus of New Orleans, representing the Committee on Evangelization & Catechesis

Most Rev. Earl Boyea

Bishop of Lansing, representing the Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations

Most Rev. Oscar Cantú

Bishop of San José, representing the Committee on Cultural Diversity in the Church

Most Rev. John J. McIntyre

Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, representing the Committee on Communications

Most Rev. Jorge Rodríguez

Auxiliary Bishop of Denver, representing the Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family Life & Youth


Most. Rev. George Rassas

Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Chicago

Rev. Wayne Cavalier, O.P., Ph.D.

Executive Director, Congar Institute for Ministry Development
D.Min. Program Director & Assistant Professor, Oblate School of Theology, San Antonio, Texas

Linda M. Couri, M.S.W., L.C.S.W., D.Min.

Director, Institute for Pastoral Leadership, University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, Illinois

David A. Lichter, D. Min.

Executive Director, National Association of Catholic Chaplains, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Sr. Maria Teresa Montes Lara, O.P., D. Min.

Director, Instituto Hispano, Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University, Berkeley, Ca.

Dr. C. Vanessa White

Director, MAPS and MA in Specialized Ministries &  Assistant Professor of Spirituality/Ministry, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, Illinois


Marc J. DelMonico, Ph.D.

Assistant Director of Certification for Ecclesial Ministry, Secretariat of Catholic Education
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Staff Assistant for the Office of Certification

Paul Major, M.Div, M.A.

Staff Assistant, Secretariat of Catholic Education
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