Sister Joan-Marie Lopez has been elected Province Leader for the next six years during the Singapore/Malaysia Chapter, held from March 11-14, 2010, Prior to her election, Joan was the acting Province Leader replacing Susan Marie Chia who was elected to the Congregational Leadership Team in 2009. Joan was born in Malaysia on February 5, 1960, and made her perpetual profession in Good Shepherd on September 28, 1997. Joan has been involved in a number of different ministries in her province, including a crisis centre in Ipoh, a teenage home in Kuala Lumpur, and directress of the hostel for teenage girls in Sabah. Over the years, she served on the province leadership team; she has been a local community animator; and ministered as the formation directress for candidates, novices and temporary professed as well as being involved in vocations promotion.
Joan has advanced education in the areas of pastoral leadership and theology, and certificate training in clinical pastoral education, catechesis, spiritual accompaniment and secretarial services.
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