Deacon Erik Wilkinson
Deacon Erik Wilkinson was ordained in 2017 in the Archdiocese of Atlanta. He is assigned as a permanent deacon to Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Atlanta. He currently leads the Archdiocesan group Georgia Catholics Against the Death Penalty, is a former board member of Georgians For Alternatives to the Death Penalty, and has been active in efforts to end capital punishment for the past 25 years. In his secular work, Erik is a Vice President with the data analytics firm Spartan Technologies. He and his wife Nancy have been married for 18 years.
Sister Mary Francis Power
Sr. Mary Francis Power is a Catholic Sister of the Eudist Servants of the Eleventh Hour. Her primary responsibility is prison ministry. Sister is also a member of the Board of Directors for St. Vincent de Paul Society-Georgia, as the Spiritual Advisor. She helps to feed the homeless, and accompanies Vincentian caseworkers on home visits, as needed. She is a member of Georgia Catholics Against the Death Penalty, and is a pen pal with two Death Row inmates, one of which she visits in-person. Like many of her fellow Sisters who were called late in life, she is a mother and grandmother.
Jayna Hoffacker, M.A. is the Associate Director of Justice and Peace Ministries for the Archdiocese of Atlanta. Her issue areas include racism, restorative justice and the death penalty, advocacy initiatives, and Catholic Relief Services programming. Jayna holds Masters degrees in History from Georgia State University and in Theology from Loyola University Chicago. She is a parishioner at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Atlanta.
Bill Moon is a board member of Georgians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (GFADP), and has been involved in death penalty abolition work since 1981 in France, in Texas and in Georgia. Bill is a retired school teacher and principal. He was a founder of the International Community School for refugee and American families. He and his wife Mary have been married for 54 years and are members of the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic community.