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Sister Katherine Frazier, O.P.

Executive Director

Sister Katherine Frazier, O.P., is a member of the Adrian Dominican Sisters of Adrian, Michigan. She has served as a college campus minister at Gannon University and as the Director of Mission Integration at Regina Dominican High School in Wilmette, Illinois and in ministry with refugees.

She holds a B.A. in Medieval Studies from Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana, an MPhil in Archaeology from the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, and a Masters in Pastoral Theology from Catholic Theological Union.

Sister Katherine is currently serving as the Executive Director for Dominican Youth Movement.


Kevin Sullivan


Kevin Sullivan is well formed in the Dominican tradition. Not only are his degrees from Dominican Institutions, but he is an alumnus of DYM USA programs. At one point, Kevin was involved in the leadership of the International Dominican Youth Movement! Kevin serves as the Director of Discipleship at a parish in Northern Wisconsin where he resides with his wife, Leslie, and three kids. The Sullivan family is often found playing in and enjoying the outdoors – no matter the season!


Sean Mundyschein


Sean is a teacher in Orlando, FL. He attended the NCPIAC (2007).  He participated in founding DYA USA, serving as VP of Finance (2008-2009), Communications Chair (2009-2010), and National Coordinator (2010-2012). He also served on the Dominican Mission Team (2011-2012). An alumnus of St. Thomas Aquinas College, he was a full-time volunteer with Dominican Volunteers, USA (2011-2012). Living in community with DVs at the Carlos Morales Alumni House for a few years, he attended the International Dominican Youth Movement (IDYM) in Columbia (2014). He was elected to the IDYM International Commission as Promoter of Communications (2013-2014) and attended the IDYM International Gathering in France (2016).

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Sister Mary Soher, O.P. 


Sister Mary Soher, OP, is a member of the Adrian Dominican Sisters of Adrian, and currently
serves as the Mission Prioress of the Catherine of Siena Mission Chapter. Most recently, she
served as Director of Campus Ministry for Dominican University of California.

Sister Mary graduated from Trinity University. She holds a Masters of Pastoral Studies from
Catholic Theological Union, and a Doctor of Management from Colorado Technical University.

Sister Mary served as director of the DHSPC from 2009 to 2021. She is a presenter at the
National College Preaching in Action conference and has participated in four gatherings of the
International Dominican Youth Movement.

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Alessandra Laucella

Assistant Director

Alessandra has served as the Assistant to the Executive Director of the Dominican Youth Movement since September 2023. She is a Production Assistant for Catholic Faith Network with a background in communications and media.  She is also a double alumna of Saint John’s University graduating in 2016 with her BA and 2018 with her MPS respectively. She has enjoyed learning about all things Dominican this past year and looks forward to the future going forward with DYM.


Michelle Martin

Assistant Director

Since 2019, Michelle has served as the campus minister of Molloy College. She previously taught English and served as the Dominican Youth Preacher Moderator at St. Agnes Academic High School in College Point, NY for several years.

Michelle received both a Master’s Degree and Bachelor’s Degree in Education/Special Education: English 7-12 from Molloy College. She holds the following certifications: New York State Education, English Adolescent Education (7-12); New York State Education, Students with Disabilities (7-12); and New York State Education, Students with Disabilities (1-6). 


Sister Gina Fleming, O.P.

Former Director

Sister Gina Fleming, OP is a Dominican Sister from Amityville.  In 2022, she stepped down from the Executive Director of Dominican Youth Movement USA’s position which she held since the organization's inception 7 years ago.  S. Gina is currently the Promoter of Youth for her congregation, a position she has held for the past 22 years.  As such she organizes Dominican Youth Movement’s programs for young people on a regional level such as the Youth Preaching Workshops, which introduce young people from local Catholic schools as well as parishes,  to our charism of preaching.  She will also become more involved with the local Dominican Young Adult chapter, another program of the Dominican Youth Movement,  at Molloy University.


Nate Friday

Nate graduated from Cardinal Stritch University with a BA in Secondary Education, Social Studies, and Religious Studies. He has served as Campus Minister at his alma mater, Dominican High School since 2015. Nate also serves in many capacities around the Archdiocese of Milwaukee: as a presenter in the Sustaining the Mission Catholic Educator Program, on the committee for Exemplary Recognition for Mission and Catholic Identity, and as a Mentor teacher for new Theology teachers in the Archdiocese. He lives in Glendale, WI with his wife Emily (a Catholic school principal) and their two children. 

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Kathleen Friend 


Kathleen Friend has been an Associate of the Amityville Dominicans for the past 20 years and presently holds the title of co-director of that organization.  She is the treasurer of the National Association of Associate members as well as the Dominican Youth Movement and has served as the treasurer of the North Shore Central School District.  


Linda Hincken 


Linda Hincken is the retired Chief Financial Officer for the Dominican Sisters of Amityville, NY. She held that position for 21 years. She is currently an active member of the Dominican Associates of Amityville. Linda graduated with a degree in Accounting from Misericordia University in Dallas, PA. She also holds a degree in Elementary Education from Mansfield University in Mansfield, PA. Prior to switching to a career in accounting she worked for 14 years for the Child Development Council in Wilkes Barre PA as a director of day care centers.


Anna Sklut

Anna Sklut was previously the director of campus ministry and Theology teacher at St. Agnes Academy, a ministry of the Dominican Sisters of Houston. She is an active member of the Dominican Family of Houston and a National Dominican Associate Directors representative. She regularly writes and presents for various organizations and publications nationally and enjoys accompanying organizations in the work of mission integration. Anna earned her M.A. through the University of Notre Dame’s Echo Program, has a certificate in Transformational Non-Profit Leadership from the Mendoza School of Business at ND, and has a B.A. in Journalism from Michigan State University.


Sister Nancy Richter, O.P.

Sister Nancy Richter, OP is a Dominican Sister form Sparkill, NY.  She currently serves on the Leadership Team of her congregation. Previously, Sister Nancy was a Campus Minister at Albertus Magnus High School, Bardonia, NY. She also served as a Public Relations/Resource Minister for the Dominican Sisters of the Northeast. From 1970 to 1996, she ministered as an elementary school teacher in the Archdiocese of NY. Sister Nancy has her MS in Education from William Paterson University and her BS in education from St. Thomas Aquinas College. She is also certified by the Dominican Preaching Institute.


Lianni Teets

Lianni Castro Teets is an educator and musician. Lianni lives in San Francisco, California. She loves St.Dominic, the Dominican Ideals and her alma mater, Dominican University of Ca. Serving on the Board is one way that she gives back to the Dominican Youth Movement and the Dominican Sisters who have helped to strengthen her faith as a woman of God. Lianni is an avid traveler, a talented vocalist and a passionate foodie. She hopes that like St. Dominic she can carry the torch of faith to all she meets, setting hearts on fire and loving others as Jesus does. 


Salvatore Ubaldini, CPA, CFE

Salvatore learned of the Dominican charism at Molloy University and has since strived to live out the four Dominican pillars of community, service, study, and prayer. Salvatore participated in the Appalachia Project in Kermit County, West Virginia, and in the National DYM Service Trip to Puerto Rico, where he and many others assisted those in need. Salvatore continues to participate in service-based opportunities where possible.

Outside of DYM USA, Salvatore is part of DeLuca Advisory Services and their growing forensic accounting practice. Salvatore is part of the Molloy College Alumni Board and the Knights of Columbus, where Dominican charism follows.


Fr. Dennis Woerter, O.P.

Father Dennis is associate pastor of St. Paul Catholic Center at Indiana University.  From 2012-2019, while serving as Director of Campus Ministry at Fenwick High School in Oak Park, Illinois, he moderated the Fenwick Preaching Team and accompanied students to the Dominican High Schools Preaching Conference.  A native of Elmwood Park, Illinois, he attended St. Vincent Ferrer Grade School, Fenwick High School, and Loras College, majoring in Speech Communication: Journalism.  Entering the Dominican Order in 1990, he received his M.Div. and M.A. in Theology from Aquinas Institute. Ordained in 1997, he served parishes in Madison, WI; Denver, CO; Chicago; and River Forest, IL. He received his Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) in 2009, focusing on preaching in Anglo-Hispanic communities. Fr. Dennis speaks Spanish and coordinates the ministry to the Spanish-speaking community at St Paul’s.


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