4455 Woodson Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63134-3797
Sr. Mary Haddad, RSM, a Sister of Mercy of the South Central Community, is vice president, sponsorship and mission services for the Catholic Health Association of the United States. Prior to her appointment in 2016, she was senior director of sponsor services since 2009.
Sr. Mary oversees critical areas of sponsorship, mission, ethics, leadership formation and learning integration for CHA, including development of diverse educational programs, resources and initiatives for association members. She consults with sponsors, CEOs, board members, ministry leaders and church officials to advance the mission of Catholic health care in the U.S. and collaborates on strategic planning and advocacy for the association. She initiated and leads CHA's Sponsor Formation Program for Catholic Health Care that prepares current and prospective members of ministerial juridic persons to carry out their responsibilities as stewards of the health ministry of the Catholic Church.
Prior to joining CHA in 2009, Sr. Mary was administrative fellow at Saint Anthony's Health System in Alton, Ill. She previously served on the regional leadership team of the Sisters of Mercy, St. Louis and has held various positions in ministries of health care, social services and education, including service in Belize and Trinidad.
Sr. Mary received her master's degree in business administration in health care from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn. and a master's degree in social work from Saint Louis University. She has a bachelor's degree in education from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Ill. Sr. Mary is a member of Alpha Sigma Nu, the Honor Society of Jesuit Institutions of Higher Education.
Sr. Mary is a member of the CHRISTUS Health Mission Committee. She is a member of the board of Mercy Housing.