The National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO) is sponsored by the Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM), the Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious (CMSWR), the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). Each appoints members to the following committees.

The Commission on Religious Life and Ministry establishes guidelines and criteria for the NRRO.

  • Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM)
    • Reverend Frank Donio, SAC, Executive Director
    • Very Reverend Brother Kevin Griffith, CFC, President
    • Very Reverend Jeffrey Kirch, CPPS, Vice President
    • Right Reverend James Herring, OPraem, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious (CMSWR)
    • Sister Mary Bendyna, OP, Executive Director
    • Mother Anna Grace Neenan, OP, Chairperson
    • Sister Megan Mary Thibodeau, SOLT, Assistant Chairperson
    • Mother Margaret Mary Waldron, CK, Secretary
    • Sister Judith Ann Duvall, OSF, Treasurer
  • Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR)
    • Sister Carol Zinn, SSJ, Executive Director
    • Sister Jane Herb, IHM, President
    • Sister Rebecca Ann Gemma, OP, President-Elect
    • Sister Elise García, OP, Past President
    • Sister Maureen O’Connor, OSF, Treasurer
  • United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)
    • Most Reverend James F. Checchio
    • Reverend Michael J.K. Fuller, Interim General Secretary

The Assistance Review Committee recommends distributions of Planning and Implementation Assistance.

  • Very Reverend Brian F. Terry, SA, CMSM
  • Sister Joanne Holloman, FMA, CMSWR
  • Sister Mary Thomas, PBVM, LCWR
  • Most Reverend Elias R. Lorenzo, OSB, USCCB

The Management Committee gives final approval of fund allocations and oversees NRRO operations.

  • Reverend Frank Donio, SAC, Executive Director, CMSM
  • Sister Mary Bendyna, OP, Executive Director, CMSWR
  • Sister Carol Zinn, SSJ, Executive Director, LCWR
  • Reverend Michael J.K. Fuller, Interim General Secretary, USCCB