The Board of Directors consists of an appointed member from each of the six religious communities and dedicated men and women who believe in the mission of Mother Seton Academy.

Sister Mary Frances Hildenberger, DC is currently a member of the Advancement Team at Elizabeth Seton High School in Bladensburg, MD. Previously Sister Mary Frances taught mathematics and served as an administrator at the high school level in the Archdioceses of Baltimore and Washington, DC.  She also ministered with the Daughters of Charity in initial formation and in the Finance Office. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from St. Joseph College (closed in 1973) and a Masters of Arts in Mathematics from University of Detroit (now University of Detroit Mercy).

Eric graduated from University of Delaware, where he earned a dual BS degree in Finance and Marketing. Mr. Bland later earned his MBA in Finance at Wilmington University.  Eric is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) charter holder, a member of The CFA Institute, and the Baltimore CFA Society.

Christine Burnett is currently Head of Credit Strategy for PNC Capital Advisors, LLC, a fixed income asset management firm devoted to helping solve the investment needs of institutional clients.  She previously worked as Team Lead for the Global Financial Sector and as a Senior Credit Analyst for Aegon USA Investment Management, LLC, a division of Aegon, N.V.  She is a graduate of the University of Louisville with an MBA in Finance from Bellarmine University.  Christine also serves on the Board of the Downtown Sailing Center in Baltimore.

Elizabeth Góral-Makowski currently serves as the director of development at SOAR! (Support Our Aging Religious) in Washington, DC. Elizabeth directs, manages, and executes the development strategies of the organization. She works closely with the president to ensure the success of the mission. 

Prior to joining SOAR! in 2013, Elizabeth was director of development for the Redemptorists of the Baltimore Province. Before becoming a development professional, Elizabeth worked in higher education and student affairs administration at the Johns Hopkins University for almost 20 years. 

Born and bred in Baltimore, she received a bachelor of fine arts degree from Towson State University and holds a master’s degree in Church Ministry from St. Mary’s Seminary and University’s Ecumenical Institute of Theology. Elizabeth serves as a lector and as a corporator for her parish. Additionally, she is part of her pastorate’s collaborative committee. 

Sr. Ann Patrice earned her Bachelor of Art degree from Neumann University and her Master of Science degree from St. Bonaventure University. She is also a proud graduate of Catholic High. She currently works as Director of Mission at The Catholic High School of Baltimore and serve as Associate Director of the Sisters of St. Francis Foundation. In her years of ministry she has worked in both education and healthcare. At each Mother Seton Board Meeting she especially enjoys hearing the accomplishments of the students and talking with the students is an added bonus.

Benjamin is the Formation Director for Xaverian Brothers sponsored schools.

John serves as a Senior Accountant in Financial Reporting at CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield. John graduated from Towson University where he earned a degree in Accounting and is currently enrolled in the MBA program with a focus on Corporate Finance and Accounting at the University of Baltimore. John began his career in Public Accounting with Ellin & Tucker, where he got to build a close relationship with the Academy. John’s has gained years of experience with Not-For-Profits through various audits and charitable work

Ernesto Rivera is a retired OB/gyn doctor from University Hospital and Mercy Medical Center. He is also retired from the teaching faculty of Franklin Square Hospital. Ernesto is active in his parish (Immaculate Conception, Towson) with the Catholic Men’s Fellowship of Maryland, as Deputy Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus Council, in the contemporary music ministry of the parish and on the Editorial Board of the University of Maryland Medical Alumni Association Bulletin.

Mark Sucoloski serves as RCM&D’s Chief Business Development Officer, spearheading all of RCM&D’s corporate sales efforts. A seasoned industry veteran with vast insurance knowledge, Mark is highly skilled at strategic and tactical planning, using these skills to develop tailored solutions for RCM&D and all of Unison Risk Advisors’ clients and sales teams.

With over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, Mark brings a varied background of service, sales and management to the RCM&D team. Before joining RCM&D, Mark held roles as Vice President and District Manager for Aetna, Director of Sales for National Capitol PPO, Chief Operating Officer for StrategicHire, and Managing Director of Blakefield Insurance Group.

Mark has served on the Advisory Committee for the State of Maryland Exchange Board, the state’s insurance exchange created as a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Mark received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Dickinson College, where he was a Nisbet Scholar and a member of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), a national leadership honor society. Mark attended Villanova University for graduate studies.  Mark is licensed in Property and Casualty and Life and Health in multiple states.

Sister Josephann Wagoner is a School Sister of Notre Dame who was professed in 1965. A BS degree in Elementary Education from Notre Dame of Maryland University and a Master’s Degree from Villanova University in Administration. I taught primary grades for about 10 years before being principal for 35 years. My last years as principal was at the School of the Cathedral (2002 t0 2011). I served as Provincial Councilor from (2011-2014). I have had opportunities in Cross Cultural living and studying in Honduras and Guatemala. I am presently the Local Leader for our sisters in Maria Health Care assistant living. I have served on the Mother Seton Academy Board for numerous years as a representative for the School Sisters of Notre Dame.

“MSA reflects the excellence it expects from its students.”