Leadership Team

Sister Antoinette Gutzler, President

Sister Antoinette Gutzler, President

Born in Brooklyn, NY, and raised in Queens, Sister Antoinette is a 2001 graduate of Fordham University, Bronx, NY, with a Ph.D. in systematic theology. She has taught in both Tanzania and Taiwan during her 50 years with Maryknoll. Her recent publications include: “Internalization and Globalization of Women’s Homelessness: A Taiwan Perspective” (2010) and “Navigating the Tradition: A Christian Feminist Perspective on the Power of Creedal Language to Shape the Lives of Women” (2008). She is a member of the Catholic Theological Society of America (CTSA), The American Academy of Religion (AAR), and consultant to the Ecclesia of Women in Asia (EWA).

Sister Numeriana Mojado, Vice-President

Sister Numeriana Mojado, Vice-President

Born in the Philippines, Sister Numeriana is a 1998 graduate of Fordham University, Bronx, NY, with an M.S. in Religious Studies and an R.N. from Marian School of Nursing, Manila. During her nearly 40 years with Maryknoll Sisters she has ministered among the urban poor in Korea and migrant workers. She is a member of the Maryknoll Sisters Contemplative Community.

Sister Anastasia Lott, General Secretary

Sister Anastasia Lott, General Secretary

Sister Anastasia holds a B.A. in chemistry from the University of San Diego (1979) and an M. A. in African Studies from the Maryknoll Institute for African Studies of St. Mary’s University. She has done pastoral leadership development and health work in Venezuela, Tanzania and Namibia. For the past 11 years, she has served in the congregation’s Development Department, first as Director of Planned Giving from 2003-2010, then as Director of Development from 2010-2014.

Sister Teruko Ito, Member

Sister Teruko Ito, Member

Sister Teruko, a native of Japan, is a 1995 graduate of Fordham University, Bronx, NY, with an M.A. in Religion and Religious Education. She has served in Tanzania, where she taught high school mathematics, and in Japan, where she did social work for alcoholism-related programs from 1978-1988. She served as a member of the Congregational Orientation Program in Newburgh, NY, from 1989-1994. She was also involved in the Ministry of the Promotion of Women for the Diocese of San Marcos from 1995-2004.