Rev. Howard Gray, S.J., Vice President for Mission and Ministry 

Father Gray S.J., Ph.D., possesses a licentiate in philosophy and licentiate in sacred theology from Loyola University of Chicago, and a doctorate in English from the University of Wisconsin. He serves as Interim Vice President for Mission and Ministry. Immediately prior to this appointment Fr. Gray served as Special Assistant to President DeGioia. Before coming to Georgetown in 2007, Fr. Gray held many leadership and administrative positions in higher education and the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits), among them service to Weston School of Theology as Rector and then Dean, before being called to serve the Society as Provincial of the Detroit Province. Fr. Gray is the author of over 60 articles and essays including An Experience of Ignatian Government from Studies in the Spirituality of the Jesuits. 

Mr. Aaron Johnson, Managing Director

Aaron Johnson, M.Div., a 2012 graduate of the McDonough School of Business (MBA), joined the Office of Mission and Ministry in 2007. Mr. Johnson oversees campus ministry activities on the main campus and directs the business functions of the department. 


Ms. Michelle Siemietkowski, Director of Graduate and Undergraduate Student Formation

Michelle Siemietkowski, M.A. Pastoral Studies, a graduate of the College (B.A., 1992); and the School of Continuing Studies (M.A. Liberal Studies, 1998) joined the Office of Mission and Ministry in 2008. Ms. Siemietkowski oversees campus ministry at the Medical Center, the Law Center, and in the residence halls on the main campus. In addition, Ms. Siemietkowski serves as a Chaplain-in-Residence for undergraduate students who live off-campus in theGeorgetown neighborhood. 



Rev. Jerry Hayes S.J., Director of Ignatian Programs

Jerry Hayes, S.J., M.Div., joined the Office of Mission and Ministry in 2016. 




Ms. Kate Cullen, Assistant Director for Administration

Kate Cullen, joined the Office of Mission and Ministry in 2010. Ms. Cullen manages the operations of the Vice President’s Office and the production of programs including Jesuit Heritage Week, Ignatian Tradition Seminar, and ecumenical Advent and Lent devotional projects.

Mr. Kevin C Molloy, Assistant Director, Ignatian Programs and Retreats

Kevin C Molloy, M.A. Systematic Theology, a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross, Union Theological Seminary, and a Former Jesuit Volunteer, joined the Office of Mission and Ministry in 2016. Mr. Molloy manages the production of student retreats and adult formation programs based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, and facilitates the expansion of Ignatian programming to the staff on main campus.  In addition, Mr. Molloy manages Georgetown’s Calcagnini Contemplative Center.