Staff

The staff at SOAR! run the national office in Washington, D.C. while they implement the goals and objectives of the board on a day-to-day basis.

sr-kathleen-lunsmann-2Sister Kathleen Lunsmann, IHM
President | Email

Sister Kathleen has served as President of SOAR! since 2010. Prior to this, she served for 11 years as the director of development of her own congregation, the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Read more.

 

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Eddie Bauer
Regional Representative | Email

Eddie is the regional representative for the Midwest and West. Read more.

 

 

maggie-headshotsMaggie Cerise
Special Events Coordinator | Email

Maggie is responsible for all aspects of planning, coordination and execution of of the fundraising events at SOAR! including our annual awards galas. Read more.

 

soar_staff_egmakowskiElizabeth Góral-Makowski
Director of Development | Email

Elizabeth joined the SOAR! office in September 2013 after five years co-leading the advancement office for the Redemptorist Fathers of the Baltimore Province. Read more.

 

eleanor-la-pradeEleanor La Prade
Communications Coordinator | Email

As the communications coordinator for SOAR!, Eleanor is responsible the development and implementation of SOAR!’s communications strategy. Read more.

 

Sister Joan Rychalsky, IHM
Development Association | Email

Sister Joan works with the director of development on donor engagement. Read more.

 

 

sister-peggy-scarano-1-copySister Peggy Scarano, OP
Regional Representative | Email

Sister Peggy is the regional representative for the East Coast. Read more. 

 

 

paul-wilsonPaul Wilson
Donor Database Coordinator | Email

Paul maintains the donor database, ensures all incoming and outgoing data is accurate and promptly delivered, and streamlines communication between SOAR! and its donors. Read more. 

 

kristenKristen Wise
Executive Assistant | Email

Kristen provides the national office with administrative support and organizes the grants SOAR! awards to congregations of religious Sisters, Brothers, and Priests. Read more.

 

loughneycarol-249x300Sister Carol Loughney, IHM
Donor Relations Assistant

 

 

 

Tashma Green
Bookkeeper