NeXt Level Advisory Council

The NeXt Level National Advisory Council provides ongoing programmatic counsel and feedback. Additionally, they assist in the design, completion, and publication of research in collaboration with our external evaluation firm, Ministry Training Source. Chaired by Bob McCarty, this group serves to advise around high-level strategy in terms of getting this research in the hands of industry insiders and key decision-makers. 

Below are the members of the advisory council that come together from throughout the country to offer expertise to NeXt Level!

Gregory Coogan

Secretary for Catechetical Formation Diocese of Cleveland

Elizabeth Hughes

Executive Director Franciscan Mission Service

Michael Jordan Laskey

Senior Communications Manager Jesuit Conference

Bob McCarty, D.Min.

Pastoral Ministry Consultant & Trainer McCarty & Associates

Charlotte McCorquodale, Ph.D

President, Ministry Training Source

Ted Miles

Executive Director Maryknoll Lay Missioners

Nicole Perone

Archdiocesan Director of Adult Faith Formation Archdiocese of Hartford

Cynthia Martinez Psencik

Director of Youth Ministry Archdiocese of New York Catholic Center

Kerry Robinson

Founding Executive Director and Global Ambassador Leadership Roundtable

Marilyn Santos

Associate Director, Office of Evangelization and Catechesis United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Patrick Sprankle, D. Min.

Director of Youth Ministry St. Louis Parish Clarksville

Darius Villalobos

Director of Multicultural Ministry National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry

Kristin Witte

Director for Outreach Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service