Leadership

Board of Directors (2017-2018)

Chairperson- Mother Mary McGreevy, RSM
Superior General, Religious Sisters of Mercy

Assistant Chairperson- Sister Mary Elizabeth Wusinich, SV
Vicar General, Sisters of Life

Secretary- Sister Mary Bernadette Mertens, IHM
Vicar General, Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Wichita

Treasurer- Sister Mary Angela Highfield, OP
Vicaress General, Dominicans Sisters of St. Cecilia

Mother Mary of the Immaculate Conception Ambrogio, SSVM
Provincial Superior, Servants of the Lord and the Virgin of Matara

Sister Judith Ann Duval, OSF
Major Superior, Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis

Mother Mary Francis Lepore, OP
Superior General, Dominican Sisters, Congregation of St. Rose of Lima

Sister Margaret Mary Mitchel, OSF
Provincial Vicar, Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration

Sister Cecilia Ann Rezac, MS
Superior General, Marion Sisters of the Diocese of Lincoln

Mother Miriam Seiferman, FSE
Vicar General, Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist

Sister Robert Francis Marie Tait, lsp
Provincial Vicar, Baltimore Province, Little Sisters of the Poor

Sister Megan Mary Thibodeau, SOLT
General Sister Servant, Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity

Advisors to the Board

Mother Mary Ann Kessler, TOR
Reverend Mother, Franciscan Sisters Third Order Regular of Penance of the Sorrowful Mother

Sister Clare Matthiass, CFR
Community Vicar, Community of the Franciscan Sisters of the Renewal

Mother Mary Clare Roufs, ACJ
Mother General, Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus

 

Founding Board Members

Sister Christine Born, OP
Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia

Sister Vincent Marie Finnegan, OCD
Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles

Sister Mary Bernard Nettle, lsp
Little Sisters of the Poor – Baltimore Province

Mother Mary Quentin Sheridan, RSM
Religious Sisters of Mercy of Alma, Michigan

 

Episcopal Liaison


His Eminence Justin Cardinal Rigali
Cardinal Archbishop Emeritus of Philadelphia
Episcopal Liaison for CMSWR

Advisory Council (2016-2017)

The CMSWR Advisory Council is assembled to advise the Board of Directors of the Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious in the advancement of its mission, bringing professional experience, ecclesial wisdom, and best practices to bear on the furthering of religious life in the Church in America.

Clark Baker
Retired Chief Executive Officer, YMCA

William Burleigh
Retired President and Chief Executive Officer, The E.W. Scripps Company

Mary Devlin Capizzi
Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP

Most Rev. Andrew Cozzens
Auxiliary Bishop of St. Paul/ Minneapolis

Most Rev. William E. Lori
Archbishop of Baltimore

Dawn Miller
Director of Consulting, Fund Development Services, Zielinski Companies

His Eminence Justin Cardinal Rigali
Cardinal Archbishop Emeritus of Philadelphia and Episcopal Liaison for CMSWR

Msgr. Peter Vaccari
Rector, St. Joseph Seminary

Honorary Advisory Council Members

Most Rev. Charles J. Chaput, OFM Cap
Archbishop of Philadelphia

His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan
Cardinal Archbishop of New York


Contact

PO Box 4467
Washington, DC 20017-0467
202-832-2575

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