CWR’s 2020 online conference was keynoted by Teresa Maya, CCVI and also saw the inaugural CWR awards presentations and recognition of member milestones.

Sr. Teresa spoke on the challenges facing women religious and communicators during a September 30 mini-conference, which also saw presentations from Spalding Hurst (Repurposing Content Across Platforms) and a trio of speakers – Jenny Beatrice; Eileen McNerny, CSJ; and Siobhan O’Neill Meluso – who addressed Spirituality of Communications.

During the October 1 Annual CWR Business Meeting, awards were presented to CWR members for achievement in e-media, integrated campaign and print during:

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN ELECTRONIC MEDIA
Creativity Of Love
Lisa Tabachnick
Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN INTEGRATED CAMPAIGN
Felician Mission: Haiti
Deena Swank & Marcia Wallander
Felician Sisters of North America – Our Lady of Hope Province
Beaver Falls, PA

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN PRINT MEDIA
imagineONE
Elizabeth Powers & Gina Sullivan
Congregation of St. Joseph
Cleveland, OH

In addition, members celebrating their 5th, 10th, 15th and 20th anniversaries with CWR were recognized:

20 YEARS AS A CWR MEMBER
Stephanie Hall

15 YEARS AS CWR MEMBER
Teri Bockstahler
Robert Cogswell
Eunice Cudzewicz, MMS
Toni Vitrano
Diane Weidenbenner

10 YEARS AS A CWR MEMBER
Sarah Baker
Renae Bauer
Alice Black
Cecilia Brizuela
Jane Buse-Miller
Eileen Dickerson
Elizabeth Dodds, RSC
Patricia Lenihan, RSC
Jan Linley
Jennifer Murphy
Stephanie Nash
Valerie Oltmanns

5 YEARS AS A CWR MEMBER
Jennifer Brandlon
Marie-Claire Dugas
Susan Francois
Susan Kidd, CND
Maureen Masterson Carr
Elizabeth Murphy
Tessa Newton
Tara Rogers
Linda Romey, OSB
Sam Strike
Lisa Tabachnick
Kim Westerman

The conference concluded with a look ahead to CWR Conference 2021, which will be held in Memphis from October 5-8 at the Guesthouse at Graceland.