Tom Brinkmann has been the Executive Director of CYFM since September of 2002. He has been in youth ministry since 1986 when he became Coordinator of Youth Ministry for the Vicariate of Ulster, Archdiocese of New York. In 1993, he took the work he’d begun in the Vicariate and combined it with the Catholic Youth Organization’s office in Ulster, when he became the Director of CYO Ulster Youth Ministry, a position in which he served until coming to CYFM. Tom has a Master of Divinity in Pastoral Ministry from Seton Hall University, and a Master of Religious Education from Mount St. Alphonsus Seminary. Tom is happily married to Julie since 1988. They have two children, Ananda and Jeremy, both of whom are involved in the CYFM community.