Joan Rosenhauer joined Catholic Relief Services in April 2009 as their Executive Vice President for US Operations. She is responsible for leading the agency’s mission to help Catholics in the United States put their faith into action and answer the Gospel’s call to live as one human family. Prior to joining CRS, Joan spent 16 years with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, where she most recently served as associate director of the Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development. Joan has a bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of Iowa and a master’s degree in public policy management from the University of Maryland. She has been awarded honorary doctorates from Dominican College and St. Ambrose University.