Leadership Structure: Sisters of the Notre Dame deNamur. Click here for full description
Outline of the Associate Leadership of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur: The Associate Community is led by an Associate Coordinating Circle made up of seven Associates (volunteers) representing the geographic regions within the U.S. East-West Province. Within the regions, there is an Associate Board made up of SNDs and Associates.
What are the responsibilities of the Associate Coordinating Circle Members? Circle members produce the Province Associate Budget, design Associate formation topics and materials, develop local Associate plans, and Province-wide ministry and fund-raising plans.
Financial Responsibility: The Sisters have financially supported Association from its beginning in 1969. The SNDs continue to support Association, although an annual request is made to all Associates for free-will contributions to help defray Associate expenses.
Which of these positions are elected and which appointed? The larger Associate Coordinating Circle appoints the new Circle member from the names surfaced by the regional Associate group.
How is the Associate Community involved in Leadership of the Associates? All Associate leaders are selected from names surfaced by the Associate Community.