Meet the Development & Communications Staff

monica-cropMonica May, Development Director

Monica, a former Sister of Notre Dame, has continued being an integral part of the Sisters’ lives by heading up the development and communications efforts for the Sisters in California for over 20 years. She can be reached at: 650-486-2177 or send email to: Monica May.

Leigh HoweLeigh Howell, Associate Development Director

Staff newcomer Leigh is an attorney whose responsibilities include visiting donors and writing grant proposals. When not at work, Leigh enjoys spending time in Santa Cruz visiting nieces and nephews and relaxing at the beach. She can be reached at: 650-551-6402 or send email to: Leigh Howell.

Sr. June Canoles, Development Volunteerjunecanoles-130

Though officially retired, Sr. June has taken on the job of calling to thank long-time donors and friends. Sr. June loves making these connections. A handwriting expert, she still uses her graphology knowledge from time to time.

JeanetteSr. Jeanette Braun, Development Services

It is not unusual to see Sr. Jeanette setting up photo shoots to help the development office manage its photography projects. Her main love is co-coordinating our Associate program.

RhodaRhoda Williams, Donation Assistant

Newcomer Rhoda processes the donations and makes sure our donor records are kept up to date.  Rhoda also runs her own graphic design business.

SR-Badalamente_AnnCarmel_headshot1Sr. Ann Carmel Badalamente, Development Volunteer

With big or small mailings, Sister Ann Carmel’s volunteer help is invaluable. Nature photography is one of her passions.