SFO Profession is of equal importance as religious profession, Fr. Richard Trezza, OFM, tells Chapter.
Mary Frances Charsky, SFO, gives State of the Region.
Ed Czapla, SFO, receives Peace Award, and he and his wife, Rosemary, are named Family of the Year.
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.
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.