Dr. Karen M. Ristau's service as NCEA president has been extended for an additional three years. The new term extends through July 2011. The Most Rev. Donald W. Wuerl, archbishop of Washington and chairman of NCEA's board of directors, made the announcement Nov. 30 following the meeting of the NCEA board of directors. He also noted NCEA's appreciation of Dr. Ristau's dedication and commitment to NCEA's goals and of her energetic leadership over the past three years.