Mary Anne has been a leader of Mission and Formation for Providence St. Joseph Health for over 25 years. She has designed and implemented comprehensive formation programs serving the ministry’s executive leaders and caregivers. Mary Anne has also worked with the Ministry Leadership Center in Sacramento, CA which provided ministry leadership formation for five Catholic health systems, including Providence St. Joseph Health.
Mary Anne was born and raised in Anaconda, MT and graduated from the University of Providence with a BA in Sociology/Psychology. After working for several years with developmentally disabled adults, Mary Anne pursued a Master’s degree in Theology and Personal Spirituality from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA. She worked for many years as a Pastoral Associate in the Diocese of Great Falls/Billings, MT in the areas of leadership development, adult and teen faith formation, liturgy, spiritual direction/counseling and administration. In addition, Mary Anne served as a member of the religious studies faculty at the University of Providence. In her various roles within Providence St. Joseph Health, Mary Anne has worked with leaders, physicians and all caregivers on personal, spiritual and professional development in connecting the dots between personal mission and the organization’s Mission.
Mary Anne and her husband Reggie enjoy the great outdoors and the big sky of Montana. Cross country skiing, hiking, golfing and gardening with great intensity are favorite activities.