Committees and Officers

For Committee and its officers click on specific Committee below.                            For the formal description of each Committee (as found in the CBA Constitution) click on the "Board / Committee Descriptions" button.

Board / Committee Descriptions

* Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CBA Executive Board has suspended the 83rd International Meeting until 2021. Since elections take place during the annual general meeting, the terms of all office-holders in CBA have been extended by one year for all who are able to continue.

Executive Board

  • Chair: Harold W. Attridge (2018-24, 2nd term)
  • President: Ronald D. Witherup, P.S.S. (2021-22)
  • Vice-President: Stephen Breck Reid (2021-22)
  • Immediate Past President: Gina Hens-Piazza (2021-22)
  • Executive Director: Archie Wright (2021-24)
  • General Editor of CBQ: Leslie J. Hoppe, O.F.M. (2016-21)
  • General Editor of CBQ: Corrine Carvalho (2022-25)
  • General Editor of OTA: Christopher T. Begg (2018-22, seventh term)
  • General Editor of CBQMS: Richard J. Bautch (2017-22)
  • Chair, Committee on Finance and Investment: Ronald D. Witherup, P.S.S. (2017-23, third term)
  • Consultor: Kelley Coblentz Bautch  (2019-22)
  • Consultor:  Karina Martin Hogan  (2019-22)
  • Consultor:  Mary Kate Birge, S.S.J. (2021-23)
  • Consultor: Brigid Frein (2021-23)

Executive Board Profiles and Contact Info


Standing Committees of the CBA


Committee on Membership 

  • Christopher T. Begg (2021)
  • John C. Endres, S.J. (2021)
  • Archie Wright (2021)

Committee on Nominations

  • Andrew Davis, Chair (2018-22)
  • Carol Dempsey, O.P.  (2019-23)
  • Katherine Hayes  (2019-23)
  • Séamus O’Connell (2021-24)
  • James Okoye, C.S.Sp. (2021-22)
  • Maria Pascuzzi, C.S.J. (2021-24)

Committee on Finance and Investment

  • Ronald D. Witherup, P.S.S., Chair (2017-21, second term)
  • Harold W. Attridge, Jr. (2017-24, third term)
  • Charles G. Kosanke (2017-23, Third term)
  • Sheila McGinn (2018-24, second term)
  • Michael Patella, O.S.B. (2018-24, third term)
  • Ferdinand I. Okorie, C.M.F. (2020 - 23)
  • Archie Wright, Ex Officio

Committee on the Program for the Annual General Meeting

  • Martin Albl, Chair (2018-22, second term)
  • Toan Do (2019-23, second term)
  • Sherri Brown (2018-22)
  • Deena E. Grant  (2019-22)
  • Laura Manzo (2019-23)
  • Jaime Waters (2021-24)
  • Archie Wright, Ex officio
  • Felix Just, S.J. (Liturgical consultant)

Committee on Research Support

  • Joachim Eck (2018-22)
  • Amy-Jill Levine (2021-24)
  • Anathea Portier-Young  (2019-20/2022-23)
  • Jean-François Racine  (2019-23)
  • Jean-Pierre Ruiz (2021-24)
  • Pauline Viviano (2018-22)

Committee on Resolutions

  • Harold W. Attridge, Jr., Chair (2018-21)
  • Ronald D. Witherup, P.S.S. (2018-21)
  • Andrew R. Davis (2018-21)

Committee on Technology and Outreach

  • Todd R. Hanneken, Chair (2019-22, second term)
  • Michael G. Azar (2019-22, second term)
  • john Kaltner (2019-22, second term)
  • Patrick Pouchelle (2018-23, second term)
  • Jean-François Racine (2018-2023, second term)
  • Timothy B. Sailors (2020-23)

Committee on Liaison with the USCCB

  • Michael Patella, O.S.B. (2013-23, 3rd term)
  • Pauline A. Viviano (2013-23, 3rd term)
  • Frank Matera (2020-23)

Note:

All committee member terms begin after election at the annual general meeting.

Editorial Boards:

The terms of office for the editorial boards of the CBQ, CBQMS, and OTA begin with the calendar year. Click here to see a separate webpage listing the names of the current members of these editorial boards.

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