Yvonne Wenger Named as New Director of Community Affairs

For Immediate Release
December 10, 2021

BALTIMORE, MD – The Archdiocese of Baltimore has appointed Yvonne Wenger as the new Director of Community Affairs to replace Mary Ellen Russell, who is retiring on December 31, 2021.

Most recently, she served as the Director of Communications for Council President Nick Mosby, Ms. Wenger has nearly 20 years of experience as a journalist, including the Baltimore Sun. Her in-depth research and reporting on poverty and the root causes of challenges in Baltimore City often led to greater scrutiny of existing problems and improvements in policies and structural practices. Her award-winning