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Board of Directors

About the Board

The Board determines and promotes the organization’s mission and vision for the profession and future of Catholic chaplaincy and Clinical Pastoral Education, sets policy, and assesses and approves certification standards, education, programs, and services that are appropriate to that mission and vision.

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Deacon Jack R. Conrad headshot

Deacon Jack R. Conrad, BCC, Board Chair

Retired, former Director of Spiritual Care, CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center
Austine Duru headshot

Austine Duru, MDiv, MA, MHA, BCC, Chair-Elect

Chief Mission Integration Officer, Providence Mission Hospital- Mission Viejo
Donna O’Brien headshot

Donna M. O’Brien, MHA, Treasurer

Founder & President, Strategic Visions in Healthcare, LLC,
Ruth Jandeska headshot

Dr. Ruth Jandeska, EdD, MA, BCC

System Director, Spiritual Health, Bon Secours Mercy Health, Spiritual Care
Erica Cohen Moore headshot

Erica Cohen Moore, MA

Ex-Officio, NACC Executive Director


Richard J. Bartoszek headshot

Rev. Richard J. Bartoszek, BCC

Director of Spiritual Care, Corewell Beaumont Hospital Grosse Pointe
Lawrence X. Chellaian headshot

Rev. Lawrence X. Chellaian, BCC

Vice President of Mission Integration, CHRISTUS Health
Sedona T. Montelongo headshot

Sedona T. Montelongo, BCC-PCHAC

Palliative Care Chaplain, Dignity Health
Antonina Olszewski headshot

Antonina Olszewski, MSQ

Vice President Spiritual Care, Mission Integration, Ascension Health System
Dr. Caterina Mako headshot

Dr. Caterina Mako ThM, DMin, BCC

Director of Spiritual Care, Chaplain Services, Penn Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Jeffrey R. Haines headshot

Most Reverend Jeffrey R. Haines

Episcopal Liaison