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Press Release: NETWORK Welcomes New Board Members

FOR RELEASE: April 30, 2014

CONTACT: Stephanie Niedringhaus, 202-347-9797 x224,

Washington DC: NETWORK is pleased to welcome seven new Board Members. Each brings unique and valuable gifts that will contribute greatly to our work for social and economic justice. We are grateful for their presence.

NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby

Alice Kitchen, Kansas City, MO; Co-member, Sisters of Loretto; Adjunct Professor, University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Social Work; LSCSW Licensed Social Worker (retired)

Betsy McDougall, Waubun, MN; American Indian/Alaskan Natives Head Start Training & Technical Assistance Project Manager,  Family Health International/FHI 360, Washington, DC

Terry Moran, Convent Station, NJ; Director, Office of Peace, Justice and Ecological Integrity, Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth

NETWORK Education Program

Delia Garcia, Washington, DC; Senior Liaison, Office of Minority Community Organizing & Partnerships, National Education Association

Rudy Lopez, East Chicago, IL; Organizer, Center for Community Change

Melba Rodriguez, Chicago, IL; Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Northeastern Illinois University; and Executive Director of the Northeastern Illinois University Foundation

Judy Sharpe, St. Augustine, FL; Associate of the Sisters of Saint Joseph; Retired

NETWORK—a Catholic leader in the global movement for justice and peace—educates, organizes and lobbies for economic and social transformation. Founded in 1971 by 47 Catholic sisters, NETWORK is supported by thousands of groups and individua