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.
MembersSr. Carol Jean Vale, SSJ, Ph.D. (Board Chair)
at Chestnut Hill College Philadelphia, PA Mary Ann Buckley, SHCJ
at Society of the Holy Child Jesus Rosemont, PA Sr. Kathryn Dougherty, OSF
at Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia Aston, PA Sharon Hirsh, Ph.D. (Board Vice-Chair)
at Rosemont College Rosemont, PA Sr. Ellen Maroney, IHM
at Sisters of IHM Scranton, PA Rosalie M. Mirenda, Ph.D.
at Neumann University Aston, PA Sr. Anne Myers, SSJ, Ph.D.
at Sisters of St. Joseph of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA Sr. Mary Persico, IHM
at Marywood University Scranton, PA
Other DirectorsBrighid Blake, MA, H.Dip. Ed.
Philadelphia, PA Jane Farr, Ph.D.
Retired college professor
Clarks Green, PA Sr. Margaret Gannon, IHM
at Marywood University Scranton, PA Sr. Florence Hee, OSF
Charism Coordinator / Facilitator
at Sisters of St Francis of Philadelphia Aston, PA Sr. Mary Anne Heenan, CSJ
Associate Members Board Representative
at Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, Albany Latham, NY Sr. Marijane Hresko, OSF
Risk Manager Specialist
at Neumann University Aston, PA Sr. Carol Ann Knight, SHCJ
at Rosemont College Rosemont, PA Marie T. McCormick, MBA, Ph.D.
Partner, Insyte Partners
Villanova, PA Sr. Kathryn Miller, SSJ
Assistant to the President for Administration and Special Projects
at Chestnut Hill College Philadelphia, PA Sr. Florence Nwaonuma, SSH
at Nigeria Conference of Women Religious (NCWR) Sr. Anna Mary Henrietta Nyangoma, ESM
at Missionary Congregation of the Evangelizing Sisters of Mary (MCESM or ESM) Mbagathi, Nairobi, Kenya Pius Ojara, Ph.D.
Director, NGO Secretariat South Sudan
Liverpool, UK Barbara Spears, SNJM
Education Professional (Retired)
Silver Spring, MD
Associate MembersSr. Mary Anne Heenan, CSJ
at Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, Albany Latham, NY Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., Ed.D.
Executive Vice President and COO
at Ascension Health Chicago, IL Sr. Louise Lears, S.C.
at Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati Mount St. Joseph, OH Dr. William J. Lennox, Jr.
at St. Leo University Saint Leo, FL