On November 16th, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops announced the election results for their committee chairmen. On day 1 of the assembly, Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio, age 70, was elected as President-Elect of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops over Archbishop William E. Lori. Archbishop Lori, age 71, was elected as Vice-President Elect.
Both assume office immediately following the Fall Plenary. Today, the bishops elected as Conference secretary and chairman of the in a 130-104 vote over Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, CSsR, of Newark. Archbishop Coakley fills the vacancy that is left as Archbishop Broglio who has been serving as USCCB secretary since 2019, assumes the Conference presidency.