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Student Leadership Team

Executive team


Rebecca Blackford


Hey y'all! My name is Rebecca Blackford and I am blessed to be the President of CCM this year:) I am a senior in the School of Nursing, minoring in Psychology, and spend my free time exploring Richmond and hanging out with family and friends, usually with a cup of coffee :) If you need a prayer pal, study buddy or just a new friend please reach out...I am SO excited to meet you all!!


Contact: 757-920-6784

Vice President

Ashley Sese

Hi there! My name is Ashley and I am your Vice President for this year! I am a junior majoring in Dance and Choreography, minoring in Marketing. One fun fact about me is that I performed at the Kennedy Center in D.C. last year! Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me if you wanna pray or go get food (socially distant of course haha)





Theresa Pham

Hi everyone! I'm Theresa, I'll be serving as your Treasurer this year! I am a Biology, Pre-PA student and a senior this year. Outside of class, you can find me at the CCM house, the gym, playing tennis, or sitting in the park. I'm so excited to see what God has in store for us this year and to meet all your new faces!



Small Group Chair

Sara Swallow


Hey! I'm so happy you're here! My name is Sara and I'm the Small Group Chair here at CCM. I'm a senior and I'm an English major who is also working on her Masters of Teaching. I'm actually a convert to Catholicism so please feel free to ask me about all things RCIA! This world is crazy but a group of people pursuing the Lord through His Word is just what we need. If you ever want to talk/hang out (virtually) contact me! I'd love to have coffee with you over zoom or somewhere socially distanced!



Core team

1:1 Discipleship Chair

Katelyn Nguyen


Hello! My name is Katelyn Nguyen and I am your 1:1 Discipleship Chair! I am a senior this year (pray for me) and I am an HPEX major. I love talking about the faith and being able to share Jesus with other people. I also love hanging with my friends, trying new food places, and exploring the city of Richmond. If you ever want to talk or get boba, don't be afraid to contact me :) 



Liturgy Chair

Deion Sanchez-Viafara


Hey guys I'm Deion Sanchez-Viafara and I'm so excited to be the Liturgy Chair this semester! I am a sophomore majoring in Biomedical Engineering and outside of class I really enjoy eating out, going on long walks, and talking about what's going on in sports. If you need a prayer buddy, just someone to talk to, or really anything, I'm here for you. Praying for you always!



Outreach Chair

Annemarie Fortune


Hello :) I’m Annemarie!! 

I am an artiste as the kids say. As a result I am majoring in filmmaking, which is thrilling if I do say so myself. In the span of my short life I have acquired a collection of hobbies some of which include ballet, all things Jesus, writing, and walking around in the rain for unreasonable amounts of time. You can find me almost anywhere in Richmond with a camera slung around my neck- or online because covid. I am beyond excited to meet you (whoever you are) and to learn new things from you and about you. Don’t be afraid to reach out to me and talk about anything! 




Social Justice Chair

Christina Bojo


Hey everyone! ​My name is Christina, but you can call me Nina. I am happy to serve as your Social Justice Chair for this school year. I am a sophomore and an HPEX major. Outside of class (or Zoom haha), I enjoy studying in the park, playing volleyball with my friends, watching movies, and trying new foods. If you ever need someone to get coffee or to pray with, please feel free to reach out! I am incredibly excited about this opportunity to get to know you all :) 


(757) 647-3428

Fellowship Chair

Emily Nguyen


My name is Emily Nguyen and I’m so excited to be serving as your Fellowship chair this year! I am a junior majoring in chemistry. I love watching movies, listening to music, and playing the ukulele! I also love meeting and talking to new faces, so don’t hesitate to say hey if you see me at the CCM house or around campus! Also, let me know if you have any ideas for upcoming events this year! Praying for you always! :)


Formation Chair

Committee Heads

Alternative Spring Break (ASB) 

Katharine Derosa


Hello! My name is Katharine DeRosa and I'm your Alternative Spring Break Head for this year! I'm a double major in economics and mass communications with a concentration in print and online journalism. I write for VCU's newspaper and like to play ultimate frisbee in my spare time. Feel free to reach out if you ever want to go on a run, throw a frisbee, or need a prayer buddy. 

Intramural Sports

Praise and Worship (PAWA) 

Will Clough


Hey! My name is Will and I am your PAWA Head! I'm a sophomore majoring in Social Work. One fun fact about me is that I am good at trivia games!



House Manager

small group leaders

Josie Krasny


Hello! My name is Josie Krasny and I am one of the small group leaders for this year. I am a sophomore majoring in Graphic Design. I love spending time outside and visiting the VMFA or going down to the river. If you ever need a prayer buddy or just a friend, feel free to reach out. I'm not a scary person, I promise :)

Katrina Sian


Hi! My name is Katrina and I'm a small group leader this semester! I'm a sophomore majoring in Biology on a Pre-Med track. Although I sometimes get judged, a fun fact about me is that I absolutely LOVE Tootsie Rolls. So if you buy me some, I will love you forever LOL. Here for and praying for you always! :)



Brennan Chaloux


Hi everyone! My name is Brennan Chaloux, and I am one of the many Small Group Leaders this year! I am a Senior Biomedical Engineering student, and on top of completing classes, I have a Research and Development position at a local startup company. Some of my interests include going to the gym, playing video games, and making cool stuff using my 3D printer. I cannot wait to meet all of you through small group, and if you have any questions about anything CCM, feel free to ask!




Chesie Fructuoso


Hi friends, my name is Chesie and I'm one of your small group leaders for this year!!! I'm a Sophomore and a history major with hopes of teaching high school students after graduating. A fun fact about me is that I love making playlists for people! So, if you ever need some new music recs, I'm your girl. I'm super excited to get to know and pray with all of you this year. Feel free to reach out if you need anything! Until then, see you in the Eucharist!



Instagram: chesie_angela

Jessie Kern


Hi! My name is Jessica Kern, but you can call me Jessie! I am a sophomore majoring in Criminal Justice. I am so excited to be a small group leader this year! I’m obsessed with Tik Tok, Star Wars, and music! If you ever want to go get coffee and talk, pray, go thrift shopping, or have a dance party, don’t be afraid to contact me! Praying for you all! 




Mihret Melles


Hello. My name is Mihret Melles but you can call me Mercy. I am one of the small group leaders this year. I am a junior majoring in interdisciplinary science and chemistry minor. In my spare time, I like to watch k-dramas, go for a walk, and to the gym. If you ever want to go for a cup of coffee or be prayer buddies, please feel free to reach out. I am excited to see you all.