New Leadership Team
We are pleased to announce the appointment of our new leadership team: Sister Elisa Ryan, provincial; Sister Jean Hopman, councilor; and Sister Peggy Moore, councilor.
Sister Elisa Ryan is a graduate of Ursuline Academy, St. Louis. Her Ursuline ministry has included high school education, as a teacher and principal. She previously served in leadership for the Ursulines, first in Central Province USA and then on their international leadership team in Rome. Most recently, she has been vocation director for the Ursulines of the United States provinces.
Sister Jean Hopman grew up in San Francisco and entered the Ursulines of the Western Province in Santa Rosa, California. Fluent in Spanish, she ministered with the Spanish-speaking in various settings for 20 years. She later was missioned to Chicago and eventually found her way to the Central Province. She served as co-director of vocation ministry for the USA Provinces until she was called to full-time Province leadership, where she has served the last three years with Sister Rita Ann Bregenhorn.
Sister Peggy Moore is a graduate of Ursuline Academy, Springfield, Illinois. She has served as a high school science, math and theology teacher as well as in high school campus ministry. In addition to teaching, she has served the Central Province in leadership as a local prioress and on the provincial council. She returns to ministry in the province after 10 years as a theology teacher at Ursuline Academy in St. Louis.
The new leadership team will be missioned on June 9 and serve for five years.