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Providence Associates Advisory Board

You’d be amazed at all the Providence Associate Advisory Board does to support, promote and provide vision for the Providence Associate relationship. This working board, made up of the Sisters of Providence and Providence Associates below, meets three times a year under the direction of the Providence Associate co-directors Debbie Dillow, PA, and Sister Sue Paweski, SP, and our General Officer Liaison from the Sisters of Providence, Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp. Each advisory board member belongs to a committee that leads efforts in areas such as spirituality, strategic planning, advancing the mission, Providence Circles and more. Each board member serves four years and may choose to renew for a second four-year term. A board member rotates off the board after one or two four-year terms. The board then recommends a sister or an associate to replace them based on how the person’s gifts fit the placement being filled. First consideration is given to those who have expressed interest in serving on the board.

Are you interested in serving on the Providence Associate advisory board in the future? Email PAOffice@spsmw.org to let us know your interest.

Jennifer Drake, PA

Underwriting team lead at American Mortgage Service Company
Hamilton, Ohio
Advancing the Mission Together (Finance) Committee

Li-Chih (Maria) Wang Fan, PA

retired from University of Texas in Arlington
Arlington, Texas
Advancing the Mission Together (Finance) Committee

Jane M. Fischer, PA

retired, volunteer
PA Circles Committee

Sister Terri GrassoSister Terri Grasso, SP

Hospice chaplain and bereavement coordinator
Elmwood Park, Illinois
Annual Meeting Committee

Monica HaydenMonica Hayden, PA

retired, volunteer
Black Mountain, North Carolina
Visioning and Planning Committee

Eugene F. Majewski (Gene)

Theology teacher, campus minister and service mentor at Guerin College Prep High School in River Grove, Illinois
Wood Dale, Illinois
Committee: to be determined

Sister Mary Montgomery, SP

Internship Program Coordinator & Retreat/Spiritual Director
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana
Communications & Marketing Committee

Diann NeuDiann L. Neu, PA

Cofounder and Codirector of WATER (The Women’s Alliance for Theology, Ethics and Ritual) www.waterwomensalliance.org
Silver Spring, Maryland
Spirituality Committee

MarilynRausch-webMarilyn Rausch, PA

retired physician and full-time Grammy and volunteer
Spirituality Committee

Connie SchnapfConnie Schnapf, PA

retired from more than 20 years in parish ministry, spiritual director
Newburgh, Indiana
Visioning and Planning Committee

Mel Marino WolffMel Marino Wolff, PA

retired art and drama teacher in Chicago Catholic Schools, drama club director, volunteer
Chicago, Illinois
Annual Meeting Committee

Support members

Bev McGuire, PA

advisory board secretary

Amy MirandaAmy Miranda, PA

marketing manager
Communications & Marketing Committee

Shawn Shamsaie, PA

director of information technology

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