Fr. J. Thomas McClain, SJ, general treasurer of the Society of Jesus at the Jesuit Curia in Rome, is a delegate for the Society of Jesus' General Congregation 36. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Detroit Mercy; a Master of Divinity from the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University; and a master's degree in German language and literature from the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to his current appointment, Fr. McClain served as the pastor of St. Mary’s Student Parish and director of Catholic campus ministry at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor from 2005 to 2009, and as president of Regis High School in New York City from 1996 to 2004. He was treasurer of the Detroit Province of the Society of Jesus from 1992 to 1996.