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

Executive Board

  • Chair: Harold W. Attridge (2018-24, 2nd term)
  • President: Stephen Breck Reid (2022-23)
  • Vice-President: Sheila E. McGinn (2022-23)
  • Immediate Past President: Ronald D. Witherup, P.S.S. (2022-23)
  • Executive Director: Archie Wright (2021-24)
  • General Editor of CBQ: Corrine Carvalho (2022-25)
  • General Editor of OTA: Christopher T. Begg (2022-26, fourth term)
  • General Editor of CBQMS: Richard J. Bautch (2022-26, second term)
  • Chair, Committee on Finance and Investment: Ronald D. Witherup, P.S.S. (2017-23, third term)
  • Consultor: Mary Kate Birge, S.S.J. (2021-23)
  • Consultor: Brigid Frein (2021-23)
  • Consultor;  Ahida Calderón Pilarski (2022-24)
  • Consultor: Vincent Skemp (2022-24)

Executive Board Profiles and Contact Info


Standing Committees of the CBA


Committee on Membership 

  • Chris Keith (2022)
  • Karina Martin Hogan (2022)
  • Archie T. Wright (2022)

Committee on Nominations

  • Maria Pascuzzi, C.S.J., Chair (2021-24)
  • Richard Bautch (2022-25)
  • Carol Dempsey, O.P.  (2019-23)
  • Craig Morrison, O. Carm. (2022-25)· 
  • Séamus O’Connell (2021-24)
  • James Okoye, C.S.Sp. (2021-23, term extended)

Committee on Finance and Investment

  • Ronald D. Witherup, P.S.S., Chair (2017-23, 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

  • Sherri Brown, Chair (2018-25, second term)
  • Maria Barga (2022-2025)      
  • Mark Enemali, C.S.Sp. (2022-25)·
  • Charles Huff (2022-23, completing Toan Do's term)
  • Laura Manzo (2019-23)
  • Jaime Waters (2021-24)
  • Archie Wright, Ex officio
  • Felix Just, S.J. (Liturgical consultant)

Committee on Research Support

Committee expanded from 6 to 8 members per 2022 Amendment.

  • Anathea Portier-Young, Chair (2019-20/2022-23)
  • C. Clifton Black (2022-23, completing term of Jean-François Racine's term)·       ·     
  • Mary Rose D’Angelo (2022-25)·    
  • Bradley Gregory (2022-25)· 
  • Amy-Jill Levine (2021-24)
  • Harry Nasuti (2022-25)
  • Jean-Pierre Ruiz (2021-24)
  • Susanne Scholz (2022-25)

Committee on Resolutions

  • Harold W. Attridge, Jr., Chair (2018-22)
  • Ronald D. Witherup, P.S.S. (2018-22)
  • Andrew R. Davis (2018-22)

Committee on Technology and Outreach

  • Timothy B. Sailors, Chair (2020-23)
  • Michael G. Azar (2019-24, third term)
  • john Kaltner (2019-24, third term)
  • Sophia Magallanes-Tsang (2022-24)
  • Patrick Pouchelle (2018-23, second term)
  • Jean-François Racine (2018-2023, second term)
  • Archie Wrigth, ex officio

Committee on Liaison with the USCCB

  • Michael Patella, O.S.B. (2013-23, third term)
  • Pauline A. Viviano (2013-23, third 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.