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.

Learn about Associate Membership

Charter Members

Sr. Carol Jean Vale, SSJ, Ph.D. (Board Vice Chair) Sr. Carol Jean Vale, SSJ, Ph.D. (Board Vice Chair)
Chestnut Hill College
Philadelphia, PA
Jayson Boyers, Ed.D. Jayson Boyers, Ed.D.
Rosemont College
Rosemont, PA
Chris Domes, Ed.D. Chris Domes, Ed.D.
Neumann University
Aston, PA
Sr. Kathy Dougherty, OSF Sr. Kathy Dougherty, OSF
Sisters of St. Francis
Aston, PA
Sr. Maureen G. Erdlen, SSJ Sr. Maureen G. Erdlen, SSJ
Sisters of St. Joseph
Philadelphia, PA
Sr. Carroll Juliano, SHCJ Sr. Carroll Juliano, SHCJ
Society of the Holy Child Jesus
Rosemont, PA
Sr. Ellen Maroney, IHM, MA Sr. Ellen Maroney, IHM, MA
Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
Scranton, PA
Sr. Mary Persico, IHM, Ed.D. Sr. Mary Persico, IHM, Ed.D.
Marywood University
Scranton, PA

Associate Members

A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D. A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D.
DePaul University
Chicago, IL
Sr. Mary Anne Heenan, CSJ Sr. Mary Anne Heenan, CSJ
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet
Latham, NY
Sr. Marge Kloos, SC, D.Min. Sr. Marge Kloos, SC, D.Min.
Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati
Mount St. Joseph, OH
Sr. Ellen Marvel, CSR Sr. Ellen Marvel, CSR
Sisters of the Redeemer
Meadowbrook, PA
Board Rep for Associate Members
Jeffrey D. Senese, Ph.D. Jeffrey D. Senese, Ph.D.
Saint Leo University
Saint Leo, FL
Board Rep for Associate Members

Directors

Brighid Blake, MA, LL.D. (Board Chair) Brighid Blake, MA, LL.D. (Board Chair)
Philadelphia, PA
Sr. Florence Hee, OSF, Ph.D. (Board Secretary) Sr. Florence Hee, OSF, Ph.D. (Board Secretary)
Aston, PA
Sr. Kathleen Lunsmann, IHM (Board Treasurer) Sr. Kathleen Lunsmann, IHM (Board Treasurer)
Washington, D.C.
Sr. Hellen Anthony Bandiho, STH, Ph.D. Sr. Hellen Anthony Bandiho, STH, Ph.D.
Association of Consecrated Women in Eastern and Central Africa (ACWECA)
Nairobi, Kenya
Jane Farr, Ph.D. Jane Farr, Ph.D.
Clarks Green, PA
Sr. Margaret Gannon, IHM, Ph.D. Sr. Margaret Gannon, IHM, Ph.D.
Scranton, PA
Mary L. Gautier, Ph.D. Mary L. Gautier, Ph.D.
Mobile, AL
Sr. Kathryn Miller, SSJ, Ph.D. Sr. Kathryn Miller, SSJ, Ph.D.
Philadelphia, PA
Pius D. Ojara, Ph.D. Pius D. Ojara, Ph.D.
Juba, South Sudan
Sr. Regina M. O'Neill, OSF Sr. Regina M. O'Neill, OSF
Philadelphia, PA
Jacqueline C. Reich, Ph.D. Jacqueline C. Reich, Ph.D.
Springfield, PA
Marcia Sichol, SHCJ, Ph.D. Marcia Sichol, SHCJ, Ph.D.
Rosemont, PA
Barbara Spears, SNJM Barbara Spears, SNJM
Silver Springs, MD
Sr. Regina Zoot, SHCJ Sr. Regina Zoot, SHCJ
Bryn Mawr, PA
Sr. Draru Mary Cecilia, LSMIG, Ph.D. Sr. Draru Mary Cecilia, LSMIG, Ph.D.
African Sisters Education Collaborative
Scranton, PA

Thank you for your service

Our past Board Members include:

  • Lorraine Aurely
  • Mary Ann Buckley, SHCJ
  • Anita Cattafesta, OSF
  • Sr. Jacquelyn Ernster, OSB, Ph.D.
  • Ann R. Henry, Ph.D.
  • Sharon L. Hirsh, Ph.D.
  • Rosalie M. Mirenda, Ph.D.
  • Sr. Anne Munley, IHM, Ph.D.
  • Sr. Anne Myers, SSJ, Ph.D.
  • Sr. Therese O'Rourke, IHM
  • Sr. Mary Paul Wamatu, CPS
  • Sr. Brigid Andoh, SSL
  • Sr. Marijane Hresko, OSF, MA
  • Sr. Carol Ann Knight, SHCJ, MA
  • Sr. Kate McCarron, OSF
  • Marie T. McCormick, MBA, Ph.D.
  • Helen McDonald, SHCJ
  • Sr. Ann McNamara, OSF
  • Sr. Florence Nwaonuma, SSH
  • Sr. Anna Mary Henrietta Nyangoma, MCESM
  • Nora Sweeney, SHCJ
  • Sr. Jane Wakahiu, LSOSF, Ph.D.
  • Sr. Anne Marie Haas, CSR
  • Sr. Louise Lears, SC
  • Dr. William J. Lennox, Jr.
  • Terri Peters, Ph.D.