National Office Staff

Catholic Volunteer Network
6930 Carroll Ave, Suite 820
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Phone: 301-270-0900 / 800-543-5046 (toll-free)
Fax: 301-270-0901
Combined Federal Campaign: #10174
Katie Mulembe
Director of Operations
301.270.0900 x 14 / Email

After graduating from the University of Dayton, Katie journeyed to Zambia, Africa, where she served as a missioner with the Franciscan Mission Service for 3 years. Soon after completing her mission work in 2007, Katie was drawn to the mission of Catholic Volunteer Network and joined the team. She now serves as the Director of Operations.

Talk to Katie about…recruitment opportunities, campus partnerships, alumni resources, diversity and anti-racism work, social media collaboration, and the CVN website.

Sarah Hammel
Membership Coordinator
301.270.0900 x 11 / Email

Sarah is a graduate of Dominican University, where she majored in Corporate Communications and minored in Social Justice Civic Engagement. After graduation Sarah spent a year serving through AmeriCorps and Dominican Volunteers USA as a Case Manager at Catholic Charities Refugee Resettlement in Atlanta.  
Talk to Sarah about…benefits and resources for member programs, inquiries from prospective members, the annual RESPONSE directory, and the CVN National Conference.
Mike McCormick
Resources Coordinator
301.270.0900 x 19 / Email

Mike, a native of New York, graduated from Elon University in North Carolina with a focus on communications and creative writing. In 2014, he spent a year with the Augustinian Volunteers, serving at HELP of Ojai, a social services nonprofit in Ojai Valley, CA. Mike joined the CVN team in the fall of 2016 in the new role of Resources Coordinator.

Talk to Mike about… the online resources library and webinars for member programs. 

Alyssa Sickle
Development Coordinator
301.270.0900 x 10 / 

Prior to joining the Catholic Volunteer Network staff in 2007, Alyssa spent 4 months serving at a church in the Paris suburbs with Greater Europe Mission. Returning home, she found a great fit with Catholic Volunteer Network. Alyssa graduated from the University of Maryland in 2006 with degrees in French and Italian.
Talk to Alyssa about…donations, mission appeals, and advertising opportunities.
Cheyenne Palmer
Recruitment Associate
301.270.0900 x 15 / Email

Cheyenne recently returned from a year of service with Rostro de Cristo, where she lived in community with seven other volunteers in an area right on the outskirts of Guayaquil, Ecuador known as Monte Sinai. She is a graduate of St. Mary’s University and a native of El Paso, Texas. 

Talk to Cheyenne about… campus recruitment, volunteer fairs, prospective volunteer questions. 

Teresa Smith
301.270.0900 x 12 / Email
Teresa has been with Catholic Volunteer Network for over 12 years, serving as the accountant. She graduated from the University of Maryland, and currently resides in Silver Spring, MD.

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