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.

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The Leadership Commission provides organization development, opportunities for training, as well as public relations resources, and publications to strengthen leadership. The 2022-23 focus is on membership.

Chair: Laurie Ulseth

April Adams, Megan Hamberger (PD), Chris Heiderscheidt (PD), Deanna Holmer, Tracy Janis, Alycia Laureti (PD), Joan Mack, Mary Matheus, Alma Meyer, Carolyn Morrison (PD), Melanie Rigney, Diane Tugander, Ruth Warren




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: Geri Korgut

Jeanne Audiss (PD), Joan Billingham (PD), Rosalyn Bourgeois, Michelle Chambers, Marlene Grover (PD), Rhonda Kollman, Rozena McVey, Ann Minnicus (PD), Nympha White, Melissa Young-Spillers (PD)




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: Deb Keller

Nancy Bachicha, Jackie Brandon, Debra Drager, Mary Glosson, Heather Johnson (PD), Karen Kitchell, Alison Mimms, Angie Milatzo (PD), Carol Monaco, Theresa Pavlik, Michelle Peckham, Julie Rothery, Mary Ann Ruether, Cynthia Simien