Jesus House Board and Associates

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Susan Booker : Mrs. Booker is the Board Secretary and Development Manager for SmartDrive.  More recently, Mrs. Booker served as Director of Development for St. Paul’s Church and School in Wilmington, and as Campus Minister at Ursuline Academy.  Currently, Mrs. Booker is acting President and member of the Board of Directors for the Mass for the Homeless/Music With A Mission, a Centennial Committee Member of the Music School of Delaware, Treasurer of the Richard’s Alley Homeowners Association, a member of the Capital Campaign and Advancement Committees of Ursuline Academy, and a member of the Ursuline Associates.

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Jose Burgos, Board Secretary: Operations Mgr. @ Everfast Inc. Jesus House Board Member for 10 yrs. including cooking for Jesus House retreats and managing the key facilities projects.  Married to Pam. 3 children, 5 grandchildren.

 

Patricia N. Debski, Board Vice President: A Jesus House Volunteer and Retreatant for 20+ years. Passionate about making spirit-inspired connections, e.g. working with women in recovery, as part of Jesus House's Days of Hope ministry. Currently, a strategy and marketing consultant who likes to create the big picture and connect the small details. Former DuPont business, marketing and strategic planning manager (25+ years); Graduate of Bucknell University, BA Physics. Previous board member - Sojourner's Place (2013-2016); Steering Committee member and Marketing leader for Career Insights for Teens (2008 - 2013); Strategic planning for Resurrection Parish (2010 - 2013). Married to Dave and has 2 children.

Jim Delaney: Technical Manager for BASF/Ciba; Volunteered at Jesus House, Delaware Food Bank, Richey School, Emmanuel Dining Room; Resurrection Parish member; Masters degree in Chemistry; Married to Anita and have 2 sons. 

Anthony Duszak: Structural Design Supervisor, KBR Engineers; Active parishioner at St. Mary's of the Assumption; Diocesan Building and Maintenance Committee. Previous Volunteer Projects: Cornerstone Men's Retreat at St. Mary's; Building and Maintenance Committee - St. Hedwig's; Pro-life Committee; CCD Teacher, Lector, Special Minister of the Eucharist; RCIA team member/sponsor; Married to Andrea and have 2 daughters. Interests include: faith, family, and friends, architecture and building, HS yearbooks, old movies, reading and railroads. 

Marie Ferrier: Facility Director and Assistant to the President for 40 years at Ursuline Academy; Core Team member; Safety and Security Committee Member; former Board Member for St. Paul's School; parishioner of St. Anthony's Catholic Church; Graduate of Wilmington University; Managing Member CFC Builders, LLC; Facilities/Marketing Committee Member Jesus House.  

Joan Costanzo Fortugno: Retired founder and teacher of the English as a Second Language program Unionville-Chadds Ford, PA School District including Spanish Language teacher, Foreign Language Department Chair and Mentor; Volunteer at St. Mary of the Assumption Parish including co-administrator for the Lenten Series and long-term revitalization program. Previous Volunteer positions: Eucharistic Minister, Lector, Parish Council, CCD Board President, CCD teacher, choir member, cantor, organist, member of Charismatic Prayer Group. Interests include music and decorating. 

Bill Ganc: Owner of Ganc Commercial Realty Company, LLC; Commercial Real Estate Broker for 16 years. Bill looks forward to giving some time and talent back to a non-profit like Jesus House that provides a very much needed service to the community. Married to Cyndie and has 3 daughters. 

Cyndie Ganc: Cyndie Ganc, has been privileged to be a Registered nurse for over 40 years. Having held various leadership positions throughout her career, she has been highly regarded as a thought leader and change agent bringing innovative solutions to complex healthcare delivery issues. She is equally recognized for her ability to foster appropriate direction while cultivating strong collaborative relationships.  Cyndie has been a passionate supporter of the sacred mission of Jesus House and continues to serve the women in the Days of Hope ministry. Cyndie recently retired from the Aetna Corporation and looks forward to support the advancement of the mission of Jesus House. 

Steve Grise: Chemical Engineer, Chemours Company. Volunteer at Resurrection Parish as Music Minister, Youth Coordinator. Previous Volunteer Positions: Resurrection Parish Liturgy Committee Chair, Pastoral Council. 

Chris Malmgren, Jr.: Volunteer at B+ Foundation. Long-time volunteer at Jesus House. Married to Yolanda. 

 

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Angela Malmgren, Board President: BS in Education,West Chester University; MS in Pastoral Care, Certification in Spiritual Direction; Neumann University; Co­Founder of Jesus House; Director of Jesus House for 37 years.

James (Jim) H Murray III: Retired. Former owner/operator Stanton Exxon; prior to holding a number of marketing and administration with Exxon Mobil for 23 years. Alumnus of Loyola University Baltimore MD. Member Parrish of the Resurrection for 20 plus years. Past member of Parish Council. Current member of Parrish Finance Committee. Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion. Active with Churchman's Village Eucharistic Ministry; Meals on Wheels; RES Community Garden; and, Team Leader Offertory donation reconciliation (count $). Jesus House Board Member past 18 months. Active member of Development Committee and Finance Committee. Spouse Christine; three children; and, four grand children.

Pamela Nash: is a certified Spiritual Director with her Masters in Pastoral Care and Counseling from Neumann University. Previously Pamela worked for the DuPont Co. for 32 years in various managerial positions and retired to pursue her spiritual ministry.  She has worked in a variety of ministries for the past twenty years and is the team leader of RCIA at Holy Family Parish. She is also on the Diocesan Liturgy Committee as Coordinator of RCIA. Most recently Pamela continues to conduct retreat programs and Group Spiritual Direction from her home, as well as one-on-one Spiritual Direction.

Anita Wood: Spiritual Director and Retreat Leader for Gloria Dei. Anita has been doing spiritual direction, retreats, and facilitation of small faith groups for 13 years. She has spiritual direction certificates from Shalem institute and the Jesuit Center in Wernersville, PA. Anita is currently training to be a supervisor of spiritual directors at Neumann University. Anita has a Masters in Religious Education from Boston College and was a Director of Religious Education in several Catholic parishes over the years.