Ed Mechmann is married with three children. He is a graduate of Columbia College, Harvard Law School, and the St. Joseph’s Seminary Institute of Religious Studies. He works with the Archdiocesan Family Life/Respect Life Office on public policy issues, and is the Director of the Safe Environment Program of the Archdiocese. He is a Fourth Degree member of the Knights of Columbus. Ed and his wife teach marriage preparation and natural family planning, and volunteer in the Church and community.