ASEC Board of Directors
The African Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit approved in 2006. We have a 2-level governance model for our Board of Directors:
"Charter Members" : There are eight Charter Members of the ASEC Board of Directors--
- the President/Leader of each of the four religious communitiethat began ASEC
- the President/Leader of each of the four universities that began ASEC
"Directors": All other board members are considered "Directors"
Associate Members promote and further the mission of ASEC, make a financial contribution, and, if desired, participate in ASEC activities.
Charter MembersSr. Kathryn Dougherty, OSF (Board Chair)
at Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia Aston, PA Sharon L. Hirsh, Ph.D. (Board Vice-Chair)
at Rosemont College Rosemont, PA Chris Domes, Ed.D.
at Neumann University Aston, PA Sr. Carroll Juliano, SHCJ
at Society of the Holy Child Jesus (SHCJ) Rosemont, PA Sr. Ellen Maroney, IHM, MA
at Sisters of IHM Scranton, PA Sr. Anne Myers, SSJ, Ph.D.
at Sisters of St. Joseph of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA Sr. Mary Persico, IHM, Ed.D.
at Marywood University Scranton, PA Sr. Carol Jean Vale, SSJ, Ph.D.
at Chestnut Hill College Philadelphia, PA
DirectorsBrighid Blake, MA
Philadelphia, PA Sr. Draru Mary Cecilia, LSMIG, Ph.D.
African Sisters Education Collaborative Jane Farr, Ph.D.
Retired Professor, Marywood University
Clarks Green, PA Sr. Margaret Gannon, IHM, Ph.D.
at Marywood University Scranton, PA Sr. Florence Hee, OSF, Ph.D.
Charism Coordinator / Facilitator
at Sisters of St Francis of Philadelphia Aston, PA Sr. Marijane Hresko, OSF, MA
Risk Manager Specialist
at Neumann University Aston, PA Sr. Carol Ann Knight, SHCJ, MA
at Rosemont College Rosemont, PA Sr. Kathryn Miller, SSJ, Ph.D.
Assistant to the President for Administration and Board Secretary
at Chestnut Hill College Philadelphia, PA Sr. Florence Nwaonuma, SSH
at Nigeria Conference of Women Religious (NCWR) Sr. Anna Mary Henrietta Nyangoma, MCESM
at Missionary Congregation of the Evangelizing Sisters of Mary Mbagathi, Nairobi, Kenya Pius D. Ojara, Ph.D.
at Concern Worldwide (Juba, South Sudan) Liverpool, UK Marcia Sichol, Ph.D.
Philadelphia, PA Barbara Spears, SNJM
Education Professional (Retired)
Silver Spring, MD
Associate MembersA. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D.
at DePaul University Chicago, IL Sr. Mary Anne Heenan, CSJ
at Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, Albany Latham, NY Sr. Louise Lears, S.C.
at Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati Mount St. Joseph, OH Jeffrey D. Senese, Ph.D.
at St. Leo University Saint Leo, FL