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Companions in Leadership 1833–2020
001 MF Clarke

1833–1887

Mary Frances Clarke
mother general
Born: Dublin, Ireland
Entered: Nov. 1, 1833, from
Philadelphia, PA

002 Gertrude Regan Large

1887–1894 | 1900–1906

Mary Gertrude Regan
mother general
Born: Co. Cork, Ireland
Entered: Sept. 24, 1841 from
Philadelphia, PA

003 Cecilia Dougherty Large

1894–1900 | 1906–1912 | 1915–1919

Cecelia Dougherty
mother general
Born: Boston, MA
Entered: Feb. 2, 1856, from
Garryowen, IA

004 Ascension Lilly Large

1912–1915

Ascension Lilly
president and mother general
Born: Lancaster, OH
Entered: Dec. 13, 1867, from
Burlington, IA

005 Isabella Kane Large

1919–1931

Isabella Kane
mother general
Born: Co. Clare, Ireland
Entered: May 25, 1870, from
Sacred Heart Parish,
Chicago, IL

006 Gervase Tuffy Large

1931–1943

Gervase Tuffy
mother general
Born: Chicago, IL
Entered: May 24, 1887, from
Annunciation Parish,
Chicago, IL

007 Josita Bashnagel Large

1943–1955

Josita Baschnagel
mother general
Born: Iowa City, IA
Entered: May 24, 1905, from
St. Mary Parish,
Iowa City, IA

008 Consolatrice Wright

1955–1967

Helen Wright (Consolatrice)
president and mother general
Born: Junction City, KS
Entered: July 21, 1921, from
Holy Trinity Parish,
Okarache, OK

009 RobertaKuhn

1967–1972

Roberta Kuhn
president
Born: Chicago, IL
Entered: Sept. 8, 1925, from
St. Vincent Parish,
Chicago, IL

010 JoanDoyle_president

1972–1980

Joan Keleher Doyle
president
Born: Norfolk, NE
Entered: Sept. 8, 1940, from
St. Tarcissus Parish,
Chicago, IL

011 MFShafer_president

1980–1984

Mary Frances Shafer
president
Born: Kansas City, MO
Entered: Sept. 8, 1943, from
Annunciation Parish,
Kansas City, MO

012 HelenGarvey_President

1984–1992

Helen Maher Garvey
president
Born: Hempstead, NY
Entered: Sept. 8, 1952, from
St. Martha Parish,
Uniondale, NY

013 DoloresMcHugh_president

1992–2000

Dolores Marie McHugh
president
Born: Ambridge, PA
Entered: Sept. 8, 1949, from
St. Matthew Parish,
Phoenix, AZ

014 JoellenMcCarthy_president

2000–2008

Joellen McCarthy
president
Born: Butte, MT
Entered: July 31, 1961, from
Immaculate Conception Parish,
Butte, MT

015 ZollmannMaryAnn

2008–2012

Mary Ann Zollmann
president
Born: St. Louis, MO
Entered: Aug. 2, 1959, from
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish,
St. Louis, MO

016 HadroTeri

2012–Current

Teri Hadro
president
Born: St. Paul, MN
Entered: July 31, 1965, from
St. Luke Parish,
St. Paul, MN

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