53 Mill Street, Westfield, MA 01085 • 413.562.3627

Staff

  • Elizabeth Walz, ASP, Executive Director
  • Sr. Elizabeth Oleksak, SP, Foundress, Gardener, Sabbatical Team, Spiritual Director

 Administrative Team

  • Jo Ann Bourquard, Retreat Coordinator and Spiritual Director
  • Annette Lally, Administrative Coordinator
  • Cindy Lees, Financial Services
  • Deb Ondo, Program and Marketing Manager
  • Trisha Riga, Registrar and Hosted Groups Coordinator

Operations Team

  • Wayne Cumberlander, Plant Manager
  • Jennifer Moynihan, Chef
  • Daniel O'Connor, Assistant to Plant Manager
  • Dulce Pimentel, Head Housekeeper

Earth Caretakers

  • Kathleen Kitka, Arboretum Consultant
  • Janet Kondrat, Herb Gardener
  • Aaron Begin, Gardener
  • Mary Haberstroh, Gardener

Program Committee

  • Yvonne Boudreau, ASP, Consultant
  • Jo Ann Bourquard, Consultant
  • Ann McGaharn, ASP, Consultant
  • Sr. Ruth McGoldrick, SP, Consultant
  • Deb Ondo, Program and Marketing Manager
  • Liz Walz, ASP

Spiritual Direction

  • Jo Ann Bourquard
  • Christina Leaño
  • Ruth McGoldrick, SP
  • Donna O’Connor
  • Elizabeth Oleksak, SP 
  • Liz Walz, ASP
Truly, it is in the darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us.
- Meister Eckhart