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:

"Members" : There are eight 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

"Other Directors": All other board members are considered "Other 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

Members

Sr. Carol Jean Vale, SSJ, Ph.D. (Board Chair) Sr. Carol Jean Vale, SSJ, Ph.D. (Board Chair)
President
at Chestnut Hill College Philadelphia, PA
Mary Ann Buckley, SHCJ Mary Ann Buckley, SHCJ
Province Leader
at Society of the Holy Child Jesus Rosemont, PA
Sr. Kathryn Dougherty, OSF Sr. Kathryn Dougherty, OSF
Congregational Minister
at Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia Aston, PA
Sharon Hirsh, Ph.D. (Board Vice-Chair) Sharon Hirsh, Ph.D. (Board Vice-Chair)
President
at Rosemont College Rosemont, PA
Sr. Ellen Maroney, IHM Sr. Ellen Maroney, IHM
President
at Sisters of IHM Scranton, PA
Rosalie M. Mirenda, Ph.D. Rosalie M. Mirenda, Ph.D.
President
at Neumann University Aston, PA
Sr. Anne Myers, SSJ, Ph.D. Sr. Anne Myers, SSJ, Ph.D.
Congregational President
at Sisters of St. Joseph of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA
Sr. Mary Persico, IHM Sr. Mary Persico, IHM
President
at Marywood University Scranton, PA

Other Directors

Brighid Blake, MA, H.Dip. Ed. Brighid Blake, MA, H.Dip. Ed.
Philadelphia, PA
Jane Farr, Ph.D. Jane Farr, Ph.D.
Retired college professor
Clarks Green, PA
Sr. Margaret Gannon, IHM Sr. Margaret Gannon, IHM
Professor Emerita
at Marywood University Scranton, PA
Sr. Florence Hee, OSF Sr. Florence Hee, OSF
Charism Coordinator / Facilitator
at Sisters of St Francis of Philadelphia Aston, PA
Sr. Mary Anne Heenan, CSJ<br/>Associate Members Board Representative Sr. Mary Anne Heenan, CSJ
Associate Members Board Representative

Province Director
at Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, Albany Latham, NY
Sr. Marijane Hresko, OSF Sr. Marijane Hresko, OSF
Risk Manager Specialist
at Neumann University Aston, PA
Sr. Carol Ann Knight, SHCJ Sr. Carol Ann Knight, SHCJ
Academic Counselor
at Rosemont College Rosemont, PA
Marie T. McCormick, MBA, Ph.D. Marie T. McCormick, MBA, Ph.D.
Partner, Insyte Partners
Villanova, PA
Sr. Kathryn Miller, SSJ Sr. Kathryn Miller, SSJ
Assistant to the President for Administration and Special Projects
at Chestnut Hill College Philadelphia, PA
Sr. Florence Nwaonuma, SSH Sr. Florence Nwaonuma, SSH
National President
at Nigeria Conference of Women Religious (NCWR)
Sr. Anna Mary Henrietta Nyangoma, ESM Sr. Anna Mary Henrietta Nyangoma, ESM
Superior General
at Missionary Congregation of the Evangelizing Sisters of Mary (MCESM or ESM) Mbagathi, Nairobi, Kenya
Pius Ojara, Ph.D. Pius Ojara, Ph.D.
Director, NGO Secretariat NGO Forum
Liverpool, UK
Barbara Spears, SNJM Barbara Spears, SNJM
Silver Spring, MD

Associate Members

Sr. Mary Anne Heenan, CSJ Sr. Mary Anne Heenan, CSJ
Province Director
at Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, Albany Latham, NY
Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M. Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M.
President
at DePaul University Chicago, IL
Sr. Louise Lears, S.C. Sr. Louise Lears, S.C.
Executive Councilor
at Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati Mount St. Joseph, OH
Dr. William J. Lennox, Jr. Dr. William J. Lennox, Jr.
President
at St. Leo University Saint Leo, FL