The mission of the AHG National Catholic Committee is to support American Heritage Girls, Inc. while promoting and providing for the growth and spiritual development of its Catholic members, in fidelity to the magisterium of the Catholic Church, and to act as the liaison between AHG, Inc. and the Catholic Church.

Interested in serving on the National Catholic Committee? Click here
to contact Sherry Ohotnicky, NCC Chair.

General Questions

Religious Award Information

Here are some highlights of AHG in Catholic dioceses across the nation:

Archdiocese of St. Louis encourages Parish support for American Heritage Girls
AHG supports Rally for Life March in Arlington Diocese
AHG girl earns her Stars & Stripes Award in Eagle River, AK
AHG growing in Diocese of Venice

Christ-centered scouting program builds 'women of integrity' - St. Louis
Diocese of Rockford endorsement of AHG
My Journey of Faith - A Mission Trip to Tanzania

AHG introduces a Respect Life patch

Connect with the AHG NCC team by finding the representative for your region listed below.

National Catholic Committee Chair
Sherry Ohotnicky (850) 525-2721

Region 1

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, DC, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia


Region 2
North Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama

Deacon Tom Gotschall, Member at Large
(770) 490-9436

Region 3
Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Tom Dowler
(859) 403-0499

Region 4
Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Arkansas, Oklahoma

Jenifer Barry
(913) 754-6264

Region 5
Texas, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming

Theresa Daviet
(575) 524-9206

Tommy Baril, Member at Large
(469) 682-2745

Region 6
California, Hawaii, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Alaska

Albert Cordero
(209) 814-0499