Bishops To Vote For Treasurer-Elect, Chairmen-Elect Of Five USCCB Committees At November Meeting

October 24, 2012 By Public Affairs Office

WASHINGTON—The U.S. bishops will vote for their treasurer-elect and the chairmen-elect of five committees at theFall General Assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB),November 12-15, in Baltimore.

Bishops are nominatedby the USCCB Committee on Priorities and Plans. A chairman-elect serves in thatcapacity for one year before beginning a three-year term as chairman of acommittee.

The bishops nominatedthis year are:

Treasurer/Committee on Budget and Finance

·BishopRobert J. Cunningham of Syracuse, New York·BishopKevin J. Farrell of Dallas

Committeeon Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations

·BishopMichael F. Burbidge of Raleigh, North Carolina·BishopDavid A. Zubik of Pittsburgh

Committeeon Divine Worship

·CardinalDaniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston·ArchbishopAllen H. Vigneron of Detroit

Committeeon Domestic Justice and Human Development

·BishopRobert W. McElroy, auxiliary bishop of San Francisco·ArchbishopThomas G. Wenski of Miami

Committeeon Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth

·BishopPaul J. Bradley of Kalamazoo, Michigan·BishopRichard J. Malone of Buffalo, New York

Committeeon Migration

·Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn·Bishop Eusebio L. Elizondo, M.Sp.S., auxiliarybishop of Seattle

Thebishops will also elect members of the boards of the Catholic Legal ImmigrationNetwork, Inc. (CLINIC) and Catholic Relief Services (CRS).

Coverage of the meeting is open tocredentialed media. Sessions open to media will be Monday, November 12, andTuesday, November 13. Media conferences will follow open sessions of themeeting. Reporters seeking to cover the meeting can download a credentialapplication form at www.usccb.org/about/media-relations/upload/application-news-media-credentials.pdfand submit it by November 1 via email to USCCB Media Relations, fax to (202)541-3173, or mail to:

November Meeting CredentialsOffice of Media Relations3211 4th St. NEWashington, DC 20017-1194

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