The National Catholic Development Conference (NCDC) Board of Directors wishes to announce that Sr. Georgette Lehmuth, OSF will be completing her service as President and CEO of NCDC December 31, 2019. Sister Georgette has served in this role since July 2001.
“Serving as President and CEO and representing NCDC is and will always be such an honor and privilege,” said Sr. Georgette.
“Being the face and voice of our members in promoting our common gospel mission has been an extraordinary experience. I have witnessed first-hand how faith, hope and love transform lives and make our world, our common home, a better place. Being a part of advancing the mission of Jesus as it is expressed in so many incredible and diverse ways within the NCDC membership community has enriched and inspired me. For this and so much more I will always be most grateful.”
The NCDC Board of Directors will conduct a search for a new president and chief executive officer with the goal of having a successor named by October 2019. A search committee made up of NCDC Board members and others representative of the NCDC community will be leading the succession process. The Committee is beginning its work now and further information regarding the position and how to apply will be forthcoming soon.
“I’ve had the pleasure to work with Sr. Georgette in several different capacities throughout her tenure as President/CEO of NCDC,” stated Allison Hewitt, CFRE, CAP, Chair of the NCDC Board of Directors. “Under her tutelage, NCDC has greatly advanced its mission and achieved new heights in our efforts to empower members to promote our common Gospel mission, inspire our communities and better our world. Sr. Georgette has been a passionate and tireless advocate on behalf of its members working collaboratively with other charities and organizations regarding issues and concerns that impact the industry. Sr. Georgette will be greatly missed at the helm of Catholic fundraising and in the non-profit world.”