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Chris West

Community Engagement Manager

Chris West has worked at Catholic Relief Services for more than 14 years.As a Community Engagement Manager based in CRS' headquarters in Baltimore, he currently works with seven Mid-Atlantic dioceses to deepen global discipleship in parishes, universities and other Catholic communities. He has served as the director of the Partnership, Training, and Engagement Unit in CRS U.S. Operations and he has over 20 years of experience in leadership development, training, and helping Catholics engage successfully in Social Mission. He holds a BA in Human Services from Virginia Wesleyan College and a Masters Degree in Political Communication from the Johns Hopkins University.

Fun Facts: Chris loves doing crazy things outside, from rock climbing to SCUBA diving, to parachuting, and caving. He is an assistant Scout Leader and is often out camping on weekends.