Stacy A. Trasancos, PhD is the Executive Director of St. Philip Institute of Catechesis and Evangelization in the Diocese of Tyler. She is responsible for directing the team to fulfill the vision that Bishop Strickland set forth in his Constitution on Teaching the Catholic Faith. She has a PhD in Chemistry from Penn State University and a MA in Dogmatic Theology from Holy Apostles College and Seminary. Dr. Trasancos is author of three books on faith and science, has written numerous articles for Catholic journals and magazines, and has appeared across the nation on Catholic radio and television. She has seven children and five grandchildren and makes a home with her husband, Jose, in Hideaway, TX.