Episcopal Moderator

Bishop Joseph Jude Tyson has been the Bishop of Yakima Diocese since 2011 and serves as a member of the USCCB’s committee for Cultural Diversity and is Chair of the USCCB’s Pastoral Care for Migrants, Refugees and Travelers. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1989 and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Washington, a Master’s in International Relations from the University of Washington, a Master of Divinity from the Catholic University of America and an honorary Doctorate of Letters from St. Martin’s University in Lacy, Washington.