2024 LCWR Outstanding Leadership Award Recipient

We are pleased to share that Nancy Schreck, OSF has been selected by the LCWR members as the recipient of the 2024 LCWR Outstanding Leadership Award.

Nancy, a Sister of St. Francis of Dubuque, Iowa, is currently the program director of Excel Inc., a community service organization located in Okolona Mississippi.

Nancy previously served in leadership and formation ministry in her congregation, as well as in the LCWR presidency and as a US delegate to the International Union of Superiors General (UISG). She also served for eight years as a member of the council of the Franciscan Handmaids located in New York. Her contributions to LCWR over the years -- including keynote presentations at LCWR assemblies, facilitation of the Leading from Within Retreat and New Leader Workshop, articles, and more – have significantly influenced leaders and members of religious institutes nationally and globally. She is a sought-after presenter and facilitator for many religious groups throughout the United States and beyond.

LCWR looks forward to learning more about Nancy and the leadership she has exercised in many contexts throughout her lifetime when she is presented with the award at the 2024 assembly in Orlando in August.

Special thanks to the committee members who oversaw the selection process: Anna Marie Espinosa, IWBS; Rosemarie Jasinski, CBS; Vicky Larson, PBVM; Anne Munley, IHM; Constance Phelps, SCL; Sharlet Wagner, CSC; and Carol Zinn, SSJ.

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