Our Board of Directors

Executive Committee

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Pat Voorhes


Patricia “Pat” Voorhes was born and raised in California and moved to Salt Lake City, Utah in 1980.  She has served on every level of Council: Parish, Deanery, Diocesan and National.  Pat and her husband, Wayne, have been married for 51 years. They have two grown daughters, two sons-in-laws, 5 living grand-daughters, and 1 deceased grandson who died by suicide in January of 2017.  Pat is a retired Licensed Clinical Social Worker who enjoys sewing, quilting, cross-stitch, and other crafts.

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Beth Mahoney


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Amy Kennedy


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Marla Johnston


Jean Kelly

Jean Kelly

Immediate Past President


Andrea Cecilli

Executive Director

Ex officio member


Province Directors

Marlene Grover

(Province of Atlanta)

Megan Hamberger

 (Province of Baltimore)

Heather Johnson

 (Province of Boston)

Joan Billingham

(Province of Chicago)

Kathleen Boesch

(Province of Cincinnati)

Angie Milatzo

(Province of Denver)

Carolyn Morrison

(Province of Detroit)

Florine Swanson

(Province of Dubuque)

Alba Hernandez

 (Province of  Galveston/ Houston)

Geri Kogut

 (Province of Hartford)

Melissa Young - Spillers

(Province of Indianapolis Co-Chair)

Ann Minnicus

(Province of Indianapolis Co-Chair)

Carol Palmer

(Province of Los Angeles)

Theola Copeland

(Province of Louisville)

Tammy Farr

(Province of Miami)


(Military Council of Catholic Women)

LuAnn I. Miller

(Province of Milwaukee)

Becky VanPool

(Province of Oklahoma City)

Kay Wessel

(Province of Omaha)

Alycia Laureti

(Province of Philadelphia)

Coreen Glen

 (Province of Portland, OR)

Rita Lueckenotte

(Province of St. Louis)

Chris Heiderscheidt

(Province of St. Paul-Minneapolis)

Stacy Cuzick

 (Province of San Antonio)

Jeanne Audis

 (Province of San Francisco)

Shelia Parker

(Province of Washington)

Ex-officio Board Members

Bishop William A. Wack,CSC

Episcopal Liaison

Rev. Miguel Gonzalez

Chair of NCCW Spiritual Advisors

Commission Chairs:

Kim Padan (Spirituality Commission)
Liz Schiavone          (Leadership Commission)
Yvonne Pygatt (Service Commission)

National Organization Representatives:

Josephine Gilbert (Friends of NCCW for WUCWO)
Claire Kempton (Associates for NCCW)
Karen Painter (Representative to Religious Alliance Against Pornography)

NGO Representative to the United Nations:

Maribeth Stewart Blogoslawski

Representative to the World Union of Catholic Women's Organisations (WUCWO):

Maribeth Stewart Blogoslawski