53 Mill Street, Westfield, MA 01085 • 413.562.3627

Board of Trustees, Staff and Volunteers

Board of Trustees

Kevin O'Connor, Chair

Meghan Hibner, Secretary

Brian Richards, Treasurer

Lourdes Alvarez-Ortiz, Ph.D.

Sr. Julie Crane, SP

Sr. Maureen Griffin, SSJ

Sr. Elizabeth Oleksak, SP

Leonard “Lenny” Pansa

Sr. Kathleen Popko, SP

Ann “Ami” Weber

Anne Chapdelaine, Staff

Staff

  • Anne Chapdelaine, Interim Executive Director
  • Sr. Elizabeth Oleksak, SP, Foundress, Gardener, Sabbatical Team, Spiritual Director

 Administrative Team

  • JoAnn Bourquard, Retreat Coordinator and Spiritual Director
  • Cindy Lees, Financial Services
  • Donna O'Connor, Administrative Assistant
  • Melissa Manion, Administrative Assistant
  • Philip Catalanotto, Intern

Operations Team

  • Jeremy Adamczyk, Facilities Manager
  • Jennifer Moynihan, Head Chef
  • Nancy Hughes, Part-time Cook
  • Daniel O'Connor, Assistant to Facilities Manager
  • Dulce Pimentel, Head Housekeeper

Earth Caretakers

  • Kathleen Kitka, Arboretum Consultant
  • Mary Haberstroh, Gardener

Program Committee

  • Yvonne Boudreau, ASP
  • Jo Ann Bourquard
  • Ann McGaharn, ASP
  • Sr. Ruth McGoldrick, SP
  • Sr. Elizabeth Oleksak, SP
  • The Rt Rev. Gordon Scruton
  • Anne Chapdelaine, Interim Executive Director

Spiritual Direction

  • Jo Ann Bourquard
  • Sr. Ruth McGoldrick, SP
  • Donna O’Connor
  • Sr. Elizabeth Oleksak, SP 
The Earth is a communion of subjects, not a collection of objects.
- Thomas Berry