Virginia Catholic Conference Management Committee

Most Rev. Francis X. DiLorenzo, D.D.,S.T.D.,                         Bishop, Diocese of Richmond

Most Rev. Paul S. Loverde,
D.D., S.T.L., J.C.L.,             Bishop, Diocese of Arlington

Jeffrey F. Caruso, J.D.
Executive Director,              Virginia Catholic Conference

Rev. Tom Ferguson

Vicar General for Administration and Moderator of the Curia, Diocese of Arlington

Dale Fickett                      Executive Director, RVA Works

Soren Johnson
Special Assistant to the Bishop   for Evangelization and Media,  Diocese of Arlington

Janet Vestal Kelly             Principal, Cardinal Consulting, LLC

Marie A. Powell
Former Executive Director,    Office of Education,                  U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

Robert J. Smith, Esq.            RJSmith Legal Counselors, PLLC

August Wallmeyer                    President, August Wallmeyer Communications, Ltd.


About Us



Diana Sims Snider, Associate Director for CommunicDiana Sniderations


Diana Sims Snider joined the Virginia Catholic Conference in 2010.

A onetime newspaper reporter and editor, she has extensive experience in public relations. Before coming to the Conference she was public relations coordinator at Education for Parish Service, an education program for adult Catholics, which served the Archdiocese of Washington and the Dioceses of Arlington and Bridgeport. Previously, she directed communications at the American Red Cross, Tennessee Valley Blood Services Region in Nashville, TN and the Greater New Haven (CT) Chamber of Commerce.

In addition to her position with the Conference, she also serves as a communications consultant to various Catholic entities, including the Catholic Diocese of Richmond and GP Catholic Services.

She and her husband, Keith, have four grown sons and two grandchildren. They are parishioners at St. Louis Parish, Alexandria.