The mission of NCCW is carried out through the work of three commissions, each under the direction of a national commission chair and is often mirrored at archdiocesan/diocesan, regional, and local parish levels.

Applications for 2018-2019 commissions and committees are being accepted now.  Click here for more details. 



The Leadership Commission provides organization development, opportunities for training, as well as public relations resources, and publications to strengthen leadership. The 2017-2019 focus is the New Evangelization.

Chair:  Bev McCarvel

Barbara Young Birds, Diann Nance, Alma Meyer, Veronica Way, Jean Bazley, Tracy Janis, Marla Johnston, Cindy Perry, Mary Rausch, Yvette Carr, Susan Harting, Lucille Brandner




The Service Commission engages the members of NCCW, and all people, in working to address the needs and concerns of their individual communities; and supports and enhances family life within the Church and society.

Chair: Diane Tugander 

Patricia Voorhes, Mary Ann Schmitt, Carol Brennan, Beverly South, JoAnn Messing, Ruth Warren, Elizabeth Schiavone, Rose Guerrero, Rosie Castillo, Madeline Tymes, Josephine Gilbert, Louise Laing



The Spirituality Commission reinforces faith and supports service to the Church and to the world through discipleship and spiritual growth; and encourages legislative advocacy at the local, state, and national levels, guided by Catholic social teaching.



Chair: Mary Rowley

Mary Glosson, Kathleen Penno, Joyce Scott, Beth Keele, Irene Schmidt, MaryAnn Reuther, Jackie Brandon, Linda Hartzell, Marie Fleisner, Judith Brose, Laura Dodson

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