The Board of the Religious Education Association is happy to announce that Mary Ellen Durante has accepted the position of Networking Coordinator. This new part-time position will strengthen member interactions, build relationships with other groups and organizations, and increase the visibility of REA in our larger contexts – utilizing social media, blogs, webinars, and other technological applications.
Mary Ellen is a doctoral candidate at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education where she is currently finishing her dissertation. Mary Ellen also holds degrees in education, art, and music. Her career in the performing arts as a musician provided many opportunities to understand the value of networking as well as marketing, promotions, fundraising, and grant writing.
As the new Networking Coordinator, Mary Ellen looks forward to getting to know our members, their interests and needs, as well as advancing the presence and value of the Religious Education Association internationally. We are thrilled to have Mary Ellen attending to these important dimensions of our Association!
You can contact Mary Ellen at firstname.lastname@example.org .