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.

Leadership Commission

The Leadership Commission provides organization development, opportunities for training, as well as public relations resources, and publications to strengthen leadership. The 2014-2015 focus is the New Evangelization.

Leadership Commission Chair:

Lindamarie Richardson Kelly

Leadership Commission Resources

Service Commission

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. 

Service Commission Chair:

Chris Heiderscheidt

Service Commission Resources

Spirituality Commission

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.

Spirituality Commission Chair:

Beth Mahoney

Spirituality Commission Resources

Legislative Advocacy

Legislative Advocacy Committee Chair:

Karen Painter

Legislative Advocacy Committee Resources