Experience Making a Difference

Experience Making a Difference

National Advisory Council

Several influential and well-known Catholics have joined the IVC National Advisory Council, intended to increase the visibility and accelerate the growth of the Ignatian Volunteer Corps.

IVC National Advisory Council Members are:

Mary Ann Glendon

Mary Ann Glendon

Learned Hand Professor of Law at Harvard University and former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See.

Chris Lowney

Chris Lowney

Author of several books, including Pope Francis: Why He Leads the Way He Leads.

James Martin, S.J.

James Martin, S.J.

Author of The Jesuit Guide to Almost Everything and Between Heaven and Mirth.

Sister Helen Prejean, C.S.J.

Sister Helen Prejean, C.S.J.

Death-penalty repeal advocate and author of Dead Man Walking.

Cokie Roberts

Cokie Roberts

Author and ABC News correspondent, in memoriam.

Kevin Ryan

Kevin Ryan

President and CEO of Covenant House International.
Mark Shriver

Mark Shriver

Senior Vice President at Save the Children and author of A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver.

Mary McGinnity, Executive Director of IVC, expressed her gratitude and excitement about receiving the support of these “caring and compassionate Catholics, who through their own lives, have been examples of living out the Gospel call to dedicate ourselves to serving the poor.”