It was not you who chose me, but I who chose you and appointed you to go and bear the fruit that shall remain - John 15:16A

Leadership Team Members

President

Cody Baker

Time with CT:

15 years

Hobbies:

Soccer, Games, and Reading

Favorite part of CT:

I love watching the kids involved in the program grow and mature in their leadership skills, especially as they find they are capable of more and more each year.

Chaplain

Fr. Karl Romkema

Time with CT:

1 year

Hobbies:

Rock Climbing and Making Rosaries

Favorite Part of CT:

I love the focus on teen leadership and the excellent formation given to the teen leadership team months before the summer retreat.

Young Adult Ministry Team

Vice President

Jenna Vasquz

Time with CT:

8 years

Hobbies:

Reading

Favorite part of CT:

Everyone is encouraged to go out and take what they learned into their communities.

High School Leadership Team

Vice President

Tori Baker

Time with CT:

14 years

Hobbies:

Crafting, Reading, and Photography

Favorite part of CT:

I love watching the team of youth come together each year around the cause of bringing other teens to a deeper relationship with God.

Sofia Sorto

Time with CT:

5 years

Hobbies:

Sewing, Making Floral Designs, and Watching Movies

Favorite part of CT:

My favorite part is that it gave me a community and family that I know will always uplift and support me.

Outreach Team

Vice President

Marisa Martinez

Time with CT:

6 years

Hobbies:

Eating Chuy's and Discovering New Music

Favorite part of CT:

I love the connections and relationships that form because of the program.

Catherine Cardenas

Time with CT:

1 year

Hobbies:

Writing

Favorite part of CT:

My favorite part is seeing the effects and impacts that CT has on the community in helping teens grow stronger in their faith.

Cecilia Ortiz

Time with CT:

5 years

Hobbies:

Watching Movies, Shopping, Reading, and Listening to Music

Favorite part of CT:

The second year as a SS, my partner and I were very close and she helped me to be a stronger leader and step out of my comfort zone. I loved seeing how all the recruits had grown throughout the week and how open they were with others and God, especially the last day singing and praising. CT has brought many people who push me to be a better version of myself and continue to grow in my faith.

Administrative Team

Vice President

Megan Sharp

Time with CT:

6 years

Hobbies:

Nannying and Eating Chuy's

Favorite part of CT:

I love that we all continue to grow together as the years go on. The connections made through CT are not ones that end at the end of the retreat, but last for a lifetime.

Mary Hodapp

Time with CT:

5 years

Hobbies:

Watching Movies, Running, Listening to Music, and Reading

Favorite part of CT:

My favorite part is seeing Christ work through everyone involved in the retreat and all the amazing memories CT gives.

Mitchell Wisdom

Time with CT:

5 years

Hobbies:

Hiking, Watching Movies, Listening to Music, and Photography

Favorite part of CT:

I love meeting random people around the diocese and attending the retreat that would lead to making some of the best friends I will ever have.