Dismas Ministry New Board Members

Check out the newest issue of our newsletter, This Day – Summer 2013.

Feature Article: We are happy to share that Dismas Ministry’s board of directors added three new members as of January 9, 2013.

Dismas Ministry New Board MembersSister Ruth Poochigian, OP, is a member of the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa, Wisconsin. She holds an M.A in Systematic Theology from the Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, Missouri, and a PhD in Education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has had a career in teaching, spiritual direction, chaplaincy and for the past four years has been serving in correctional ministry.

Schauneille Allen, is currently the director of the Outreach Ministries at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Milwaukee. She holds a Masters of Science in Religious Studies from Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, with Certification in Urban Ministry. She has years of involvement in Clinical Pastoral Education, chaplaincy and social ministry including correctional ministry. She is a member of the American Catholic Correctional Chaplains Association.

Rev. George Williams, SJ, is currently a candidate at Northeastern University, Boston, MA toward a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice Policy. He holds an MDiv and an MA in Spiritual Direction from Weston Jesuit School of Theology- Cambridge, and dual degree-M.A./MSW in Pastoral Counseling and Clinical Forensic Social Work from Boston College. He is a member of the Order of Malta–American Association and served their prison outreach as spiritual director. He serves as theology instructor and chaplain at San Quentin Prison, California.

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