Phyllis Vos Wezeman is a nationally recognized and widely published leader in the fields of religious education and faith formation. She has served as director of Christian nurture at First Presbyterian Church in South Bend, Indiana, executive director of the Parish Resource Center of Michiana, president of Active Learning Associates, and program coordinator for ecumenical and interfaith organizations in both Indiana and Michigan. As founder of the not-for-profit Malawi Matters, she develops and directs HIV and AIDS education programs with thousands of volunteers in about two hundred villages in Malawi, Africa.
In addition, Wezeman has been an adjunct faculty member in the education department at Indiana University South Bend and in the theology department at the University of Notre Dame. She is an honorary professor of the Saint Petersburg (Russia) State University of Pedagogical Art and was a guest lecturer at the Shanghai Teachers College in China.
Wezeman has served as a consultant or board member for numerous organizations, incouding the American Bible Society, Church World Service, and the Peace Child Foundation. She is the recipient of three distinguished alumni awards and the Aggiornamento Award from the Catholic Library Association.