November 13, 2015
Contact: Stephen F. Scott,
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 13, 2015
THE UNITED STATES CATHOLIC MISSION ASSOCIATION
ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Washington, DC – The Board of Directors of the United States Catholic Mission Association (USCMA) is pleased to announce the selection of Donald R. McCrabb, D. Min. as the new Executive Director for the USCMA effective December 7, 2015.
McCrabb is a pastoral theologian who taught for the Catholic Leadership Institute, the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception (Dominican House of Studies), and the Catholic University of America. He served in senior leadership positions for the Catholic Youth Foundation and the Catholic Campus Ministry Association. McCrabb has extensive experience with Catholic organizations having provided consultation services to the Catholic Apostolate Center, the University of Dayton Campus Ministry, the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate, Saint Bonaventure University, and Sienna Heights University. He is a published author with articles in the NCEA Seminary Journal, Bible Today, and the Journal of the Catholic Campus Ministry Association. He and his wife Barbara have three sons (Martin, Jacob and Andrew) and three grandchildren (Paige, Sophia, and Anderson). They are active parishioners of the Shrine of the Sacred Heart in Washington, DC, and enjoy cooking together, sports, and family movie nights.
McCrabb succeeds Rev. John R. Nuelle, MS who has served the USCMA as Executive Director since 2011. Rev. Gregory Gallagher, OMI, President of the USCMA, thanked Father Nuelle for his great work as USCMA’s Executive Director, “As we bid farewell to Father Jack, we thank him for his wise leadership of USCMA and for his great strides in forming partnerships and paving new directions for the organization. Father goes with our abundant prayers of thanksgiving for all he has done to promote mission education, animation, and networking. We know he will be a profound blessing to all those he serves in his new role as Vicar Provincial for the Missionaries of Our Lady of La Salette.”
For more information on the USCMA visit www.uscatholicmission.org or contact us at 202-832-3112.