CCMA Mission

To be the voice and promote the mission of the Church among students in higher education by empowering campus ministers through formation, networking and resources.

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Catholic Campus Ministry Association is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization under the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Certification--- Church Relations--- Formation & Education--- Higher Education Relations---
Member Services- - New Campus Minister Support Network--- Technology Subcommittee--- 

Internal Management

Purpose: The purpose of the Internal Management Committee is to oversee responsible leadership and management of CCMA through effective organizational systems, human resources, metrics and stewardship; pursue excellence through engaged, prayerful participation in formation, networks and the sharing of resources, and building a firm foundation for advocacy within and among Church leaders on behalf of Catholic Ministry in Higher Education.

Current Members
Laurie Svatek, Chair: St. Catherine University
 

 

 

Certification

Purpose: The purpose of the Certification Committee is to advocate for efficacy and professionalism in Catholic campus ministry through continued marketing and development of Campus Ministry Certification.

Current Members
Vinci Paterson, Chair: University of Portland
Christine Bennett: CCMA
Fr. Ed Burns: Wright State University
Jessica Ellingson, Board Liaison: College of St. Scholastica
Rev. J.F. Friedel: Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau
Courtney Hull: Mansfield University

Sr. Rosemarie Maly, OSB: University of Nebraska-Kearney
Liza Manjarrez: St. Edward's University
Dr. Melanie-Prejean Sullivan: Bellarmine University

Church Relations

Purpose: The purpose of the Church Relations Committee is to promote collaborative partnerships between CCMA, USCCB, and local dioceses in order to maximize resources in service to ministry in higher education; and to connect meaningfully with related colleagues, benefactors and other partners, creating collaborative relationships through traditional and virtual networks that extend the reach of the association. Current Members
Rev. Brian Cool, Chair: University of Rochester
Chrysta Bolinger: CCMA
Sr. Debbie Borneman, SSCM: National Religious Vocation Conference
Corrine Grant: Chicago State University
Rev. Carl F. Janicki: Cabrini College
Rev. Chris LeBlanc, Board Liaison: University of West Florida
Joseph Mazzawi: Cornell University
Jennifer Seaich: Idaho State University
Rev. Bryan Small: Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church
Joshua Stagni: St. Edward's University

Formation and Education

Purpose: The purpose of the Formation and Education Committee is to support, recommend, and evaluate quality professional, spiritual, and theological formation for association members in order to enhance the abilities and effectiveness of campus ministers; to engage in opportunities for professional, spiritual and theological formation and education which lead to competence and credibility within the Church and higher education; and to pursue excellence through engaged, prayerful participation in formation, networks and the sharing of resources, building a firm foundation for advocacy within and among Church leaders on behalf of Catholic Ministry in Higher Education. Current Members
Rev. Robert Haberman, Chair: Dominican University
Kelly Adamson: University of Dayton
Chrysta Bolinger: CCMA
Corinne Lopez: University of Oregon
Debbie Neely, Board Liaison: Midwestern State University
Carl Procario-Foley: Iona Colleg
e
 

Higher Education Relations Committee (HERC)

Purpose: The purpose of the Higher Education Relations Committee is to empower campus ministries in their relationships within the higher education community so they can effectively connect with colleagues, benefactors and other partners, thus creating collaborative partnerships through traditional and virtual networks that extend the reach of the association.

Current Members
Mary Deeley, Chair: Northwestern University
Chrysta Bolinger: CCMA
Margretta deLomba Dobbs: Christian Brothers University
Michelle Khawam: University of Dayton
Tim Taylor, Board Liaison: Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Julianne Wallace: St. Bonaventure University

Member Services

Purpose: The purpose of the Member Services Committee is to develop, organize and connect resources, ongoing formation, and networking opportunities with CCMA membership in order to support and strengthen the work of Catholic campus ministers. …To connect meaningfully with related colleagues [benefactors, partners, etc] and/or professional organizations, and creating collaborative relationships through traditional and virtual networks that extend the reach of the association. …To develop and continually assess a broad base of resources and gather data on best practices and exemplary programs.

Current Members
Dianne  Magliocca, Chair: Slippery Rock University
Chrysta Bolinger: CCMA
Rev. Albert Felice-Pace, OP: University of Nevada Las Vegas
Rev. David Frederici: University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth

Courtney Hull: Mansfield University
Esther Sanborn: Chicago, Illinois
Dc. Stephen Washek: Gannon University

 

Visionary Catholic Ministry in Higher Education

Purpose: The purpose of the Visionary Catholic Ministry in Higher Education Ad-Hoc Committee is to develop resources, research and training for executive leaders of Catholic ministry in higher education in order to equip these directors with tools, skills and research necessary to establish transformative centers of ministry, integrating lessons learned from the VCM initiative to help advance CCMA’s mission and vision. Current Members
Dee Bernhardt, Chair: Purdue University
Chrysta Bolinger: CCMA
Mike Hayes: University at Buffalo
Marti Jewel: University of Dallas
Carol Latronica: Lock Haven University
Laurie Svatek, Board Liaison: St. Catherine University
Troy Woytek: Washington Universit
y

Other Committees

Development Institute Planning Committee
Tara Doyon: Indiana University
Christine Bennett: CCMA
Chrysta Bolinger: CCMA
Jose Pinones: Stephan F. Austin State University

Executive Board 
Laurie Svatek, Chair: St. Catherine University
Lianni Castro, West Region: Dominican University of California
Jessica Ellingson, Central Region: College of St. Scholastica
Rev. Chris LeBlanc, South Region: University of West Florida
Debbie Neely, Southwest Region: Midwestern State University
Jason Simon, At-Large: Evangelical Catholic
Tim Taylor, Great Lakes Region: Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Exemplary Awards Subcommittee
Chrysta Bolinger: CCMA
Sr. Debbie Borneman: NRVC
Susan Haarman, Chair: Loyola University Chicago
Joseph Mazzawi: Cornell University
Finance Subcommittee
Howard Binzer: CCMA
Lianni Castro: Dominican University
Technology Subcommittee

Rev. David Frederici, Chair: University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
Chrysta Bolinger: CCMA
John DeWyze: Valparaiso University
Katie Diller: Michigan State University
Frank Lucca: University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
Kelley Spodris: Cape Cod Community College

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Member Services
Crossroads Advisory Committee
New Campus Minister Support Network
Technology Subcommittee
Visionary Catholic Ministry in Higher Education