Directors

Introducing the Directors of the MIA Board

Sheila Carney rsm (US)

Sheila Carney is a member of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas. She brings extensive experience of the life and activities of Mercy in the Americas. She has led several pilgrimages of Youth and partners- in-Ministry to MIC and is very familiar with the priorities and expectations of these groups.

 

Denise Fox rsm (ANZ)

Chair of the Board
Denise Fox is a member of Nga Whaea Atawhai o Aotearoa Sisters of Mercy New Zealand. She brings extensive experience of the life and activities of Mercy in New Zealand and is currently CEO of McAuley Ministries in Sydney, Australia. She has held leadership roles in her Congregation and in education and has extensive governance experience, having served as a member of boards of healthcare, finance, education, communication, and housing ministries.

Margaret Casey rsm

Margaret Casey rsm is Congregational Leader of the Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy.
She brings extensive experience of life and activities of Mercy in Ireland. She has served in Leadership and Governance roles in congregation, education and social services. She also has skills and experience in financial management.


 

Susan Clarke (British)

Susan brings the experience of working as a lay woman in a Mercy ministry in England. As well as her skills in School Leadership and Management, she brings the experience of formation work with Staff and Students in Mercy ethos. In this role she has led adults and young people to programmes run by MIA.

Scholasticah Nganda rsm

Scholasticah Nganda is a member of the Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy. She brings extensive experience of life and activities of Mercy in Africa. She has Congregation and education leadership experience and brings skills and experience in multiculturalism.

Colette Cronin rsm (British)

Colette is Institute Leader of the Institute of Our Lady of Mercy (GB) She brings extensive experience of life and activities of Mercy in Great Britain. She has served in Leadership and Governance roles in a variety of organisations and has experience in administrative and financial matters..

Ron Ashworth (US)

Ron is currently serving as Chair of the U.S. Fundraising Committee for MIA. He previously served as the President/CEO of Mercy Health System based in St. Louis, Missouri and also subsequently served as Chair of the Health System Board of Directors. He spent the majority of his professional career serving in the health care industry which included approximately ten years of service as the national health care director of KPMG.

Mary Moorhead

Born in Tanzania, brought up in the Lebanon Mary Moorhead, Chief Executive of the Mater Foundation, Dublin (Fundraising).
Trained in marketing, she has experience in the not-for-profit sector in England and experience of NGO work in Africa. Mary has worked across Africa from Somalia to Swaziland, Kenya, Tanzania andSouth Africa.
She brings the experience and skills acquired in these roles and in particular her experience and skills in fundraising.
 

Kevin Hoy

Kevin Hoy is the executive Chair of Mason Hayes &Curran, (MHC). Previously, Kevin was Head of the Real Estate department and before that he founded and led the Financial Services department in MHC. As well as qualifications in Irish law, Kevin also has a degree in canon law.
His skills and experience as a civil and canon lawyer and his understanding of the Charity Sector in Ireland enable him to make a major contribution to the work of the Association.

Board Contact:
Mary Reynolds rsm
Company Secretary