Board of Directors
Steve Dawson, President, National Director
After a powerful conversion to the Catholic faith in 2002, Steve has been active in various Catholic ministries and in leadership positions in the pro-life movement. Steve also spent time discerning religious life, spending 14 months with the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate, before discerning his call to work for the Church as a layman. As founder and National Director of St. Paul Street Evangelization, he has been featured on the EWTN Radio Network, Catholic Answers Live, Catholic Connection, the Radio Maria Network, Sirius Satellite Radio, Archangel Radio as well as in several Catholic news publications. To book Steve for a speaking engagement, contact us here.
Adam Janke, Vice President, Program Director
After converting to Catholicism from biblical fundamentalism (thanks to the efforts of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology), he obtained his BA in Theology and Catechetics from Franciscan University of Steubenville. While working as a full time Director of Religious Education and Coordinator of Youth Ministry, he also obtained his Masters in Theology from Franciscan. He has been active not only in parish ministry, but also serves as a team member for Lansing 40 Days for Life and diocesan coordinator of the National March for Life. He resides in Michigan with his wife and four children.
Rev. Charles Fox, Board Director, SPSE Spiritual Director
Fr. Charles Fox is a priest of the Archdiocese of Detroit. Ordained in 2006, Fr. Fox has served in two parochial assignments and is currently the personal secretary to Archbishop Allen Vigneron. Fr. Fox is also pursuing a licentiate degree in pastoral theology, focused on the New Evangelization, at Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit.
Louis Brown, Board Director
Louis Brown is a Catholic attorney who works with the law firm of Fraser, Trebilcock, Davis & Dunlap, P.C. Mr. Brown is a graduate from the Howard University School of Law and has previously worked for the Maryland Catholic Conference and the U.S. House of Representatives.
Maria Dawson, Board Director
Maria Dawson is a faithful Catholic and graduated with a degree in humanities and Catholic culture from Franciscan University of Steubenville before getting her master’s degree in teaching from the University of Michigan. After working as an educator at several Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Detroit, she currently works as a stay at home mom.
Episcopal Board of Advisors
The Most Reverand Allen H. Vigneron, Archbishop of Detroit
The Most Reverand Earl Boyea, Bishop of Lansing
National Support Team
Jeffrey VanZuiden, Regional Director, Mid-West United States
Paul Mathers, Regional Director, Southeastern United States
Ed Graveline, Regional Director, Mountain Region United States
Katelynn Kiefer, Regional Director, Oregon and Washington
James Stabile, Regional Director, California
Benjamin Baxter, Director of Media Relations
Nancy Duey, National Prayer Coordinator
Board of Advisors
Dirk Anderson, Human Investing
Dave Armstrong, Catholic Writer and Apologist
Raymond De Souza, Director of the Office for Evangelization: Diocese of Winona, Minnesota
Nicholas El-Hajj, Catholic Apologist
Dr. Robert Fastiggi, Professor of Systematic Theology, SHMS
Nicholas Hardesty, Catholic Catechist, Apologist, Blogger
Al Kresta, Catholic Broadcaster, Journalist, and Author
John Martignoni, Catholic Speaker and Apologist
Gary Michuta, Catholic Apologist
Rev. Elias Mary Mills, F.I. Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate
Steve Ray, Catholic Writer, Speaker, and Apologist
Sr. Ann Shields, Renewal Ministries
Deacon Harold Burke Sivers, Catholic Evangelist and Speaker
Teresa Tomeo, Catholic Media Expert and Host of Catholic Connection
Michael Trueman, Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Detroit
Sherry Weddell, Catherine of Siena Institute
Brandon Vogt, Catholic Blogger, Writer, Speaker