Board of Directors

Our organization is only as strong as the governing body that ensures we run the most effective programs to serve our mission, while raising funds according to the highest standards.

Sister Maria Cho

Sister Maria

Superior General, Sisters of Mary
Chair of the Board, WVC

Sister Maria was elected Superior General in 2011, succeeding Sister Michaela Kim as head of the congregation and charity programs.

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Sister Elena Belarmino

Sister Elena Belarmino

Board Member and Secretary

Her incredible path took her from the Philippines to Mexico and the slums of Guatemala City. Sister Elena has been with the Sisters of Mary for over 30 years and is a very active member of our board of directors.

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Sister Margie Cheong

Sister Margie Cheong

Board Member and Treasurer

Sister Margie Cheong has devoted herself to providing the best opportunities for education to the poor children of our world. Born on 1963 in Milyang-si, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea, she found her vocation at an early age and eventually joined the Sisters of Mary when she was 22 years old. In 1991, Sr. Margie served as the local superior to our Girlstown in Chalco, Mexico for 17 years. In 2008, she became the director of the Sisters of Mary schools in...

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Steve Peroutka

Steve Peroutka

Board Member

Steve Peroutka is a Maryland lawyer who attended Loyola College and the University of Baltimore Law School. He founded the Law Firm of Peroutka and Peroutka, P.A. in 1991 and is currently its Managing Partner. For several years, he hosted a variety of local and national radio programs dealing with pro-life and faith based issues. He has served on many Boards including The Thomas More College of Liberal Arts, The Women’s Care Center and the Maryland March for Life. He...

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Tom Sullivan

Tom Sullivan

Board Member

A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Tom Sullivan earned his Doctor of Law from Catholic University of America in 1967. After service in the U.S. Army, he led a distinguished career in the environmental law field. In 1973, he founded Government Institutes and served as President and Chairman of the Board until his retirement in 1998. Since his retirement, Mr. Sullivan has devoted his time to Catholic charitable and educational works as Chairman of the Tom and Glory Sullivan Foundation....

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