Ann Marie worked for 11 years as a Coordinator for Youth Ministry Services for the Center for Ministry Development and Project Coordinator for YouthLeader and Just5Days. Ann Marie holds a Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry from Christ the King Seminary in Buffalo, New York. She previously held the position of Associate Director for Youth and Young Adult Ministry in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. Ann Marie worked in diocesan ministry for over 10 years. She has authored and contributed to a number of books including Leadership for Catholic Youth Ministry, Ministry Resources for Youth Leadership Development, Ministry Resources for Community Life, and Effective Practices for Dynamic Youth Ministry. Ann Marie teaches Foundations of Ministry Leadership and Skills for Christian Leadership in the Certificate Program. In September 2012, Ann Marie began her new position at St. Catherine of Siena Parish In Ithaca, New York.