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CSJ Institute

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Meet the Staff

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Shannon Green

In January 2016, the CSJ Institute appointed Shannon Green as its first director. Shannon brings  20 years of experience to the Institute, including  positions leading university religious, spiritual and pastoral outreach and volunteer programs.

Prior to coming to the Mount, Shannon was director of campus ministry at Marymount California University in Rancho Palos Verdes, and at Dominican University in River Forest, IL. She holds a Master of Divinity from Loyola University Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts in sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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Meredith Lynch

Meredith Lynch

Meredith Lynch joined the CSJ Institute as Assistant Director in fall 2020. In her role, Meredith works to increase the presence of the Institute both within the Mount and the greater CSJ community in the Los Angeles province. With a background in marketing and events, Meredith manages our social media channels and oversees many of our event offerings.

Meredith was educated by the Sisters of St. Joseph in high school and graduated from Regis College, a CSJ university outside of Boston. She considers it an honor to be able to share and amplify the work of our sisters with the Mount community and beyond.

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Sandra Williams

Sister Sandra Williams, CSJ

Sister Sandra Williams has served as volunteer assistant to the CSJ Institute since the fall of 2019. She has been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 55 years. Prior to her ministry with the Institute, Sister Sandra served in a variety of capacities: in elementary education; in ministry in religious education for adults and children in the Diocese of Orange; as Director of Religious Education and Christian Life Ministries at St. Joseph Parish in Santa Ana; and as a member of the Province Leadership Team for the Los Angeles Province of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. Sister Sandra holds a Master of Arts degree in Religious Studies/Religious Education from La Salle University in Philadelphia and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from Mount Saint Mary’s University.