S Janet Marie Adamczyk has served as a member of the provincial council for the past six years. She serves as Provincial Vicar/1st Councilor. She holds a bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry and a master’s degree in business administration from Madonna College.
Prior to her service on the provincial council, Sr. Janet spent 42 years in ministry at St. Mary Mercy Hospital in Livonia, Michigan, as a medical technologist, assistant director of purchasing, director of supply chain and vice president of mission integration, supply chain and ancillary departments.
She has served on the board of directors for Madonna University as the chair of the planning and mission committee and on the board of directors for Marywood Nursing Care Center as chair of the governance committee.
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.
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 four grandchildren.
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.
Sister Judith Marie Kubicki (OLHP Provincial Minister), originally from Buffalo, New York, is an Associate Professor Emerita at Fordham University, where she recently retired after 19 years as a professor in the Department of Theology. Prior to that, she was the Academic Dean at Christ the King Seminary. She holds a B.A. in music from Daemen College, M.A. in English from Canisius College, and M.A. in liturgical music and Ph.D. in liturgical studies from Catholic University of America . She is a member of the North American Academy of Liturgy, Catholic Theological Society of America, North American Academy of Liturgy, Societas Liturgica, Universa Laus, and National Association of Pastoral Musicians.
Between 2009 to 2021, SM Geralyn served as a Councilor on the Province Leadership Team, Our Lady of Hope Province. In that role, she served two terms and served as the Provincial Councilor responsible for Ministry. She also served as the liaison to Felician Services. In 2000, SM Geralyn served the Felician Provincial Steering Committee and Provincial Implementation Committee which collaborated to establish the Our Lady of Hope Province in 2009.
Additionally, SM Geralyn served as the former Principal of Mount Carmel Academy in Chicago and the former Principal of Our Lady of Ransom School, Niles, Illinois. Numerous positions she has held include Assistant Principal and Parish Council member at St. Casimir School in St Paul, Minnesota. SM Geralyn has also been the Secretary for the Chicago Archdiocesan Principals Council and she has also served as the Midwest Congress Facilitator and with the Archdiocese Sisters Council St. Paul, Minnesota.
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.
Sister Mary Catherine Ryzewicz, CSSF, has been a Felician Sister for 37 years. Sister Catherine received a Bachelor of Science in business (1989) and a Master of Business Administration (1997) from Madonna University. Sister has served in the Office of the Treasurer for the Felician Sisters in Livonia, Michigan; been the administrator of St. Joseph Home for Children in Jackson, Michigan; worked as an administrative assistant and business manager at St. Adalbert Elementary School in South Bend, lndiana; and most recently was the co-director and business & plant manager for Maryville Retreat Center in Holly, Michigan.
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.