Board and Staff Members

Board Members



Sister Anneliese Sinnott, OP
Chairperson of the Board






Sister Jo Gaugier, OP
Online Learning





Sister Barbara Kelley, OP
Writer, Editor






Sister Mary Sue Kennedy, OP
Spiritual Director






Sister Cheryl Liske, OP
Community Organizer






The Rev. Maryjane Peck
Episcopal Priest





Faith Offman, Associate
Spiritual Director






Sister Mary Lou Putrow, OP






Sister Nancyann Turner, OP



Staff Members

Adrienne Schaffer, OP
Director of the Center.

Adrienne is pleased to serve as Director and brings with her a deep respect for the accomplishments of the Dominican Center for Religious Development.  Her skills from years in administration, education, and development are welcomed as the Center continues to offer programs that serve the needs of those seeking spirituality.

Adrienne can be reached at the office on Tuesday. Wednesday, and Thursday 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM, with phone messages retrieved daily. Office: 248-536-3142 or e-mail:


Karen Rossman, OP

Program Director

Karen is enthusiastic about the range of possibilities in program development.  Drawing on her expertise as both a spiritual director and a psychologist brings a wealth of expertise to this role.

Karen can be reached by phone: 517-920-1955 or by email: