Board of Directors

Thomas Merton Center Standing Committees

Board Development Committee

Recruits board members, conducts board elections and evaluation, and implements board governance policies

Building Committee

Oversees maintenance of 5123-5129 Penn Ave. sites

Cornerstone Sustainer Committee

Helps sustain the peace and justice mission of the Center by recruiting yearly TMC financial supporters.

Development Committee

Coordinates development goals of the Center

Membership Committee

Coordinates membership goals, activities, appeals, and communications 

Thomas Merton Award Committee

Plans and oversees Thomas Merton Award events

Editorial Collective

A consensus based editorial collective that edits, plans, produces and distributes the monthly NewPeople newspaper

Finance Committee

Ensures long-term financial stability and accountability of the Thomas Merton Center

Personnel Committee

Oversees staff needs, evaluation, and personnel policies

Project Committee

Oversees project applications, guidelines, and policies and submits project requests to the board

Special Event Committee

Plans and oversees TMC fundraising events with supportive members and friends

Technology Committee

Plans and oversees Center technology needs

Board Governance Model