Sean Bannon is the Chief Financial Officer at Felician Sisters of North America. Sean has been with the Felician Sisters of North America since 2010. Sean is a proud graduate of Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA). Additionally, Sean attended Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School, a Felician-Sponsored Ministry in Coraopolis, PA. Recently, he was inducted into their Athletics Hall of Fame.
Sister M. Barbara Ann Bosch, CSSF, has served as CEO of Felician Services, Inc., since August 2013. Her relationship with Felician Services is longstanding since she was on the Provincial Council that established Felician Services in 1989.
Before joining Felician Services, SM Barbara Ann served in Rome, Italy, as Minister General of the Congregation of Felician Sisters for six years. Previous to that she was the Provincial Minister of the former Chicago Province for twelve years. Her contributions to the life of the Felician Congregation have included service on numerous Congregational and Provincial commissions, committees, and task forces. SM Barbara Ann was also involved in the establishment of Our Lady of Hope Province in North America.
With her background in education, SM Barbara Ann ministered as a teacher and as an administrator in Felician-staffed schools in Illinois and Minnesota.
SM Barbara Ann received her BA from Mundelein College, Chicago; MA in Theology from St. Francis University, Joliet; M.Ed. in Administration from Loyola University, Chicago. She was awarded two honorary degrees: Doctor of Humanities from Madonna University, Livonia, Michigan, and Doctor of Humane Letters from Felician University, Lodi, New Jersey.
Jack is an attorney partner with Salutz & Salutz, LLP, in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. His areas of concentration are in Estate Planning, Probate, Trust Termination and Elder Law. He is a former attorney with legal services programs providing civil legal services to low income persons. He has had extensive involvement in local non-profit community organizations and boards including United Way, St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Roncalli High School, Domestic Violence Center and St. Mary’s/Felician Village. He is married to Dr. Mary A. Govier and they have three adult children and three grandchildren.
Mike is a senior business executive with significant international experience who excels at leading transformational change by leveraging the strength of people and teams. Mike’s executive level career in high technology spanned the globe and included senior positions with NCR, AT&T GIS and Cisco Systems where he led several large and diverse services, sales, strategy and operations teams in Canada, Europe and the United States. Mike has also established a Toronto based consulting and strategy business to offer early stage funding, strategic planning, operational execution, and executive coaching services to high technology, services, education, and non-profit organizations. He recently helped found, launch, and guide an all-girls private Catholic school in Mississauga is actively involved at the board level and as a volunteer in the non-profit sector. Mike currently resides with his family in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
Sr. Elizabeth Imler entered the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred heart in 1982. Her educational background began at St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame University with majors in Physics/Chemistry/Secondary Education. She continued her Master’s Program at Indiana-Purdue University at Fort Wayne. She completed another Master’s Degree at the International Institute at Bonaventure University in New York. Currently, she serves as the University of St. Francis Vice President of Mission Integration and University Ministry. Sr. Elizabeth joined the Felician Services Board in 2020.
Sister Anne Marie is a Felician sister with experience as an administrator, a project manager, a certified psychologist, an educator, a consultant, a facilitator and National Board Certified counselor. She is experienced in human relations and project design, written and oral communication, staff training and assessment along with leadership in attaining organizational goals. Sister is the Former Director and Clinical Supervisor for the Diocesan Counseling Center for Church Ministers, Buffalo, NY. She is a former member of the Provincial Council of Immaculate Heart of Mary Province, Buffalo, NY. Sister is an instructor in Clinical Pastoral Education Program at Catholic Health System, Buffalo NY. She is the Former Director of Counseling Services at Villa Maria Academy, Buffalo NY and Director of Field Education at Villa Maria College.
As provincial minister of the Felician Sisters’ Our Lady of Hope Province, Sister Christopher is the leader of the more than 600 Felician Sisters in North America. Sister Christopher had previously served in a number of leadership roles at the former Felician province in Coraopolis, PA, including provincial minister, provincial secretary, and council member. Over the course of three decades, Sister Christopher served as teacher and administrator in a number of Catholic schools. Her classroom career began in elementary school classrooms as a teacher of science, religion, and language arts. Sister Christopher went on to become the English Department Chair at Quigley High School in Baden, PA, followed by an 18-year tenure as Principal of Felician-sponsored Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School in Coraopolis, PA. One of the pioneers of green building in the Pittsburgh area, Sister Christopher was a member of the six-person team that led the 155,000-square-foot green renovation of the Felician Sisters’ Coraopolis, PA provincial house which won the designation of the first Gold LEED-certified buildings (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) within the Pittsburgh area. Sister Christopher holds a B.A. degree from La Roche College, and a M.Ed. from the University of Pittsburgh.
Sister Geralyn is the former Principal of Mount Carmel Academy in Chicago IL and the former Principal of Our Lady of Ransom School, Niles, IL. Numerous positions she has held include Assistant Principal and Parish Council member at St. Casimir School in St Paul , MN. Sister Geralyn has been the Secretary for the Chicago Archdiocesan Principals Council. She has served as the Midwest Congress Facilitator and with the Archdiocese Sisters Council St. Paul, MN. More recently, she has served with the Felician Provincial Steering Committee and Provincial Implementation Committee in 2000. Since 2009, she has been a Councilor on the Province Leadership Team, Our Lady of Hope Province.
Mindy Nora has recently retired from private practice as an internal medicine primary care physician with numerous staff affiliations at hospitals in the Chicagoland area. Concurrently, she served as the medical director at St. Mary’s Nursing Home, sponsored by the Little Sisters of the Poor – Chicago. She belongs to the American College of Physicians, the Chicago Medical Society, and the Illinois Medical Society.
Bill Rudolphsen is a Senior Financial executive experienced in the retail and healthcare industries. He has a proven record of significant contributions in strategic financial planning, capital management, risk management, treasury, acquisition analysis and healthcare benefit plan design. Rudolphsen directed highly motivated and dedicated teams that improved profitability, cash flow, risk assessment and financial controls. He is the Former Chief Financial Officer, Chief Risk Officer and Senior Vice President for Walgreens. Currently, he is the cofounder and Chief Financial Officer of KMR PHARMACY ADVISORS LLC.
Dennis Walczyk has most recently served as the Chief Executive Officer of Catholic Charities of Buffalo, NY. His primary responsibility and authority included the overall operational, fiscal, fundraising, programmatic, and administrative functions of this multi-service organization serving eight counties of Western New York. Dennis serves on multiple Boards, including the Foundation of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo and the Executive Committee of the Council of Diocesan Directors of Catholic Charities USA.
A native of Erie, Pennsylvania, Sister entered the Felician Congregation in July of 1958. She received an M.S.ED in Student Personnel Services from the State University College, Buffalo, NY and a B.A. in English, Medaille College, Buffalo, NY. SM Ambrose began her ministry as a teacher in elementary education and then was called to administration in higher education. She served as the Director of Admissions at Villa Maria College, Buffalo, NY and then the Vice-President for Student Affairs. Sister served two terms as Provincial Vicar and one term as Provincial Minister for the former Immaculate Heart of Mary Province before being elected to the General Administration of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Felix of Cantalice in Rome, Italy as a General Councilor/Secretary General. SM Ambrose has been involved with numerous Felician community service committees and professional service projects throughout the years. Currently, SM Ambrose is the Administrative Assistant to the Provincial Minister and the Provincial Coordinator of the Cause of Blessed Mary Angela. She also serves on several committees and the Felician Services Board.