|Saint Cloud Diocesan Council of Catholic Women||
Our Board of Directors
Maribeth Stewart Blogoslawski (President)
Maribeth is the NCCW representative to the WUCWO Board (2010-2018) and serves as WUCWO Vice President General (2014-2018). She was NCCW’s Province Director for the Archdiocese of Hartford and served on the International Commission and the Finance Committee. She has served as the Hartford ACCW President and Treasurer. She has served as the New Haven CCW President, Treasurer, and publisher of quarterly newsletter for members. She is a catechist, sacristan, extraordinary minister for communion, and Caregiver coordinator for her parish and is a Dame of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.
Teresa Sarzynski (Secretary)
For 32 years Teresa has worked through all levels of Council to Support, Empower and Educate all Women. A native of the Texas Panhandle, Teresa observed the dedication of the women in her large extended family in working at “Church” from dusting pews to serving funeral dinners. Teresa has served on the National levels of council as Province of San Antonio director, and on the nominating, resolution, Our Lady of Good Council and service committees. She and her husband Mike have three adult daughters. She enjoys quilting, travelling and all things Aggie (Texas A & M University).
Rose Martinet (Treasurer)
Rose Martinet has been a member of the Council of Catholic Women for more than 35 years. She has served on CCW boards in many capacities, including as President, and has attended every national convention and assembly since 1998. She has been President of Friends of NCCW for WUCWO since 2011 and is currently a member of the NCCW Service Commission. Rose and her husband, Joe, have three grown children and three grandchildren. She also has a BA with a minor in Speech Communications. Sheila Hopkins (Past President)
For nearly 40 years, Sheila has participated in the various rings of Council and has worked for the Church for over 25 years. After more than a decade as the Director of Social Concerns/Respect Life for the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops, Sheila recently retired. In 2014 she was awarded the “People of Life” Award by the USCCB Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities for years of dedicated service to the Church and to upholding the dignity of life. Sheila and her husband, Maury, have been married 45 years and are parents of three children, two of whom are married, with three grandchildren. They are avid sports fans, cheering for their alma mater, Florida State University.
Jean Kelly (President-elect)
Jean is married, with two grown sons. She began attending Council meetings as a child with her mother, selling donuts after Mass to aid the missions. As an adult Jean helped found the St. Mary’s Christian Women’s group at the request of her pastor and served as President. Jean was Milwaukee Province Director and ACCW Treasurer. She serves on the Pastoral Council, organizes food and volunteers for the monthly parish Community Meal Program, is a small group facilitator for a weekly Bible Study and teaches confirmation classes. She loves to garden, play golf and travel.