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Chapter Elects Leaders

Mary Frances Charsky Is Regional Minister

Mary Frances Charsky, SFO, of Binghamton was elected to a second three-year term as minister of Bl. Kateri Tekakwitha Region during a Chapter of Elections held Friday afternoon, April 16, at Stella Maris Retreat Center, Skaneateles, NY.

2010 Regional Chapter

Other newly elected officers are:

-- Vice Minister Kim Marks, SFO, of Cheektowaga, NY. This is her second three-year term.

-- Secretary Joanne Lockwood, SFO, of Barneveld, NY. This is her first term.

-- Treasurer John Sanborn, SFO, of Grand Island, NY. His first term as regional treasurer, John is former national treasurer.

-- Formation Director Donna Roberti, SFO, of Warren, PA. This is her first term as formation director; she just finished two terms as treasurer.

-- Western Area Councilor Marie Meyer, SFO, of Cheektowaga. Her first term as councilor, Marie was secretary for the past three years.

-- Central Area Councilor Cathy Feheley, SFO, of Binghamton. This is her first term.

-- Eastern Area Councilor Catherine Koscinski, SFO, of Utica, re-elected to a second term.

National Treasurer Dennis Ross, SFO, presided over the elections, and National Spiritual Assistant Richard Trezza, OFM, served as witness for the Order and church.

From left: Fr. Richard Trezza, Donna Roberti, Joanne Lockwood, Marie Meyer, Catherine Koscinski, Kim Marks, Mary Frances Charsky, Cathy Feheley. Photo Gallery of Chapter.