To reach the National Religious Retirement Office, call 202-541-3215, email @email, or write to 3211 4th St NE, Washington DC 20017.



Sister Stephanie Still, PBVM,  Executive Director
Ms. Karen Canas, Program Associate
Mrs. Monica Glover, Grants Specialist
Mr. John Knutsen, Education and Outreach Manager

Affiliated Independent Consultants

Sister Anna Marie Tag, RSM
Ms. Dayna Larson-Hurst

Commission on Religious Life and Ministry

The Commission on Religious Life and Ministry establishes guidelines and criteria for the National Religious Retirement Office.

The Commission includes:

Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM)
Reverend Frank Donio, SAC, Executive Director 
Very Reverend Jeffrey Kirch, CPPS, President
Very Reverend James Herring, OPraem, Vice President
Very Reverend Christopher Fadok, OP, Secretary/Treasurer
Brother Damian Novello, OSF, At-Large Member

Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious (CMSWR)
Sister Mary Bendyna, OP, Executive Director
Mother Anna Grace Neenan, OP, Chairperson
Sister Megan Mary Thibodeau, SOLT, Assistant Chairperson
Mother Margaret Mary Waldron, CK, Secretary
Sister Judith Ann Duvall, OSF, Treasurer

Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR)
Sister Carol Zinn, SSJ, Executive Director
Sister Rebecca Ann Gemma, OP, President
Sister Maureen Geary, OP, President-Elect
Sister Jane Herb, IHM, Past President
Sister Maureen O'Connor, OSF, Treasurer

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)
Most Reverend James F. Checchio
Reverend Michael J.K. Fuller, General Secretary

Assistance Review Committee

The Assistance Review Committee recommends distributions of Planning and Implementation Assistance. 

Very Reverend Brian F. Terry, SA, CMSM
Sister Joanne Holloman, FMA, CMSWR
Sister Mary Thomas, PBVM, LCWR
Most Reverend Elias R. Lorenzo, OSB, USCCB

Management Committee

The Management Committee gives final approval of fund allocations and oversees operations.

Reverend Frank Donio, SAC, Executive Director, CMSM
Sister Mary Bendyna, OP, Executive Director, CMSWR
Sister Carol Zinn, CSJ, Executive Director, LCWR
Reverend Michael J.K. Fuller, General Secretary, USCCB