Pax Christi Florida’s annual assembly will take place on October 15 and 16 at the Life Enrichment Center in Leesburg, FL. Our facilitator will be Jean Sammon of NETWORK – a National Catholic Social Justice Lobby. Jean is the Field Coordinator and Acting NETWORK Education Program Coordinator. Jean has been NETWORK’s Field Coordinator since March 2001. She was an Associate Lobbyist with NETWORK from 1998-2000. Jean coordinates grassroots legislative advocacy for NETWORK and facilitates workshops on political involvement for parishes, colleges, and community groups. Jean has a Master of Arts in Humanities and a Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Science.
Prior to joining NETWORK, Jean was a Systems Engineer for the IBM Corporation and a volunteer social justice advocate. She was a board member of the social action agency of the diocese of Cleveland and the founding chair of the social concerns commission at St. Basil parish in Cleveland. Jean is now an active member of the Justice and Service committee of St. Aloysius parish in Washington, D.C.