Two Catholic university personnel have been named to the National Review Board, established by the U.S. Bishops during the 2002 meeting in Dallas to assist in their efforts to prevent the sexual abuse of minors by clergy.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops named Francesco Cesareo, president of Assumption College, as the new chairman of the National Review Board.
In addition, Fernando Ortiz, director of the Counseling Center at Gonzaga University, was also named to the Board, along with Michael de Arellano, associate professor and a licensed clinical psychologist at the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center (NCVC) of the Department of Psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolin; Laura Rogers, former deputy director of the Criminal Division of the Navy's Judge Advocate General and former director of the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART) at the US Department of Justice; and Scott Wasserman, a Kansas attorney and advocate for children with disabilities.
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