New Members and Officers Elected to Marywood University's Board of Trustees

Published on Fri, December 17, 2010

Sister Anne Munley, IHM, Ph.D., Marywood University President, recently announced that four new members have been elected to Marywood's Board of Trustees. In addition, a new slate of officers was elected for the 2010-2011 year. Board officers for 2010-2011 include Joan Banick Brooks, Chair; Marion Munley, Vice Chair; Antonia M. Schierling, Secretary; and Richard P. Kane, Treasurer. Newly elected trustees are Peter J. Danchak; Mary Kay Rotert; Sister Suzanne Delaney, IHM; and Sister Jean Louise Bachetti, IHM.


Peter J. Danchak


Mr. Danchak is the president of the Northeast Pennsylvania region of PNC Bank, a member of the The PNC Financial Services Group. Active in the community, Mr. Danchak serves as co-chair of the Pennsylvania Early Learning Investment Commission and is a member of the Executive Leadership Council of Pre-K Counts in Pennsylvania. He sits on the board of directors at a number of organizations. In 2009, he was granted the Goodwill Award of Appreciation from Goodwill Industries of Northeast PA. Mr. Danchak holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Scranton.


Mary Kay Rotert


Ms. Rotert is a retired oncology nurse practitioner. During her career, she specialized in hospice and home care. She has served for 30 years as a contributing manuscript editor of Cancer Nursing: An International Journal for Cancer Care. Ms. Rotert's current community activities include service as the immediate past president of the board for the Indian Creek Yacht & Country Club, as well as holding director posts and trusteeships on several community boards. She is a volunteer nurse practitioner for the Northern Neck Free Health Clinic, Kilmarnock, Virginia, which provides free medical care to uninsured and underinsured patients. A Registered Nurse, Ms. Rotert earned a Master of Science in Oncology Nursing from the University of Virginia and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Wilkes University.


Sister Suzanne Delaney, IHM


Sister Suzanne serves as Program Assistant for the Pastoral Counseling Department at Loyola University Maryland Graduate Center, Columbia, Maryland, a position she has held since 2008. Prior to this, she was the Program Director of Bon Secours Spiritual Center in Marriottsville, Maryland. Sister Suzanne also worked for many years as the Executive Assistant/Office Manager for the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. She began her career in secondary education as a teacher of English, religion, and art, eventually moving to the realm of higher education. She has served on a number of committees and boards. Sister Suzanne holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Arts degree in English, both earned at Marywood University. She has pursued continuing education at Howard University and attained certification for non-profit management from Loyola Sellinger School of Business. She also participated in an educational program at Redemptorist International Pastoral Centre in Shrewsbury, England.


Sister Jean Louise Bachetti, IHM


Sister Jean Louise is Director of the IHM Associate Relationship, a program she helped to establish. She has held this position within the Congregation since 2004. She previously worked in Maryland, New Jersey, and New York as a principal and educator in Catholic elementary schools. Sister Jean Louise has also taught in Lima, Peru. During her lifetime career as an educator, she has directed and coordinated staff development, facilitated retreats, and organized educational workshops. In keeping with her interest in the arts, spirituality, embossing, and painting, she established a permanent collection of children's art at St. John the Evangelist School in Maryland. Sister Jean Louise holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education/ Spanish from Immaculata University, a Master of Science degree in School Leadership from Marywood University, and a Master of Arts degree in Spiritual and Pastoral Care from Loyola University.