The DYN Community Leaders
Our team works with Catholic educators to form young people as missionary disciples who seek, love, and serve Christ at the margins of society and their own experience.
We offer professional and spiritual development programs, curriculum consulting, classroom resources, and cross-cultural mission opportunities.
Teacher/Catechist Team Leader
Kevin spearheads Maryknoll’s Teacher/Catechist outreach which provides resources and training to support teachers’ and catechists’ efforts to empower students who develop a global faith perspective rooted in the Gospel.
He has worked in Catholic secondary education for twenty years both as a teacher and counselor serving at different times as Chairperson of the Social Studies and Counseling departments. He has a master’s degree in education from the University of Massachusetts and has done extensive graduate level studies in theology and ministry at both Elms College and the University of Dayton.
Program Specialist, New York
Walter coordinates the Discover Your Neighbor program, developing dynamic print and digital media resources that inspire and empower young people to live God’s mission.
He holds a Doctorate of Ministry from New York Theological Seminary and a Masters of Art in Church History and Society from Union Theological Seminary at Columbia University. He has taught in university, college, high school, and alternative educational settings.
Mission Educator, Seattle
Anna works with Catholic educators and diocesan offices to develop innovative curriculum resources, faith formation approaches, and professional development programming.
She has served and taught as a Holy Cross Lay Missionary in Uganda, and ministered in advocacy and educational outreach around Catholic Social Teaching. She majored in Political Science and Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame.
Mission Educator, Los Altos (or Bay Area or California)
Luna collaborates with Catholic educators to integrate the call to mission in school and parish communities. Her work includes content creation, use of new technology and media, faith formation, reflection, and leadership development.
Luna’s experience includes leadership development in campus ministry at the university level. Additionally, as a participant in the Franciscan Community Volunteers Program, she lived with the Franciscan Sisters in Minnesota for a year as a member of an intentional community. She has also served with AmeriCorps in San Francisco, CA. Luna has a bachelor’s degree in Media Production from California State University, East Bay.