The Sisters, Faithful Companions of Jesus, are pleased to announce the following appointment at the FCJ Christian Life Centre
Whitney Nagasan has been appointed as the new Executive Director
Whitney is an experienced administrative professional in the field of higher education as well as a licensed professional teacher. Originally from the Philippines, she came to Canada in 2019. Whitney holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan. After graduation she joined Jesuit Volunteers and served for a year in an under-resourced and remote school. She was involved in fundraising, initiating social outreach programs and facilitating retreats and leadership training camps.
For 8 years, she worked for her alma mater as Student Ethics Head, Faculty Program Officer, and Assistant to the Vice President of Mission and Ministry. She has been involved with numerous committees, facilitated students’ Ignatian retreats, drafted policy papers, organized needs-based programming for student leaders as well as employees, organized university events, led outreach programs and moderated and mentored students.
Whitney is attuned to the needs of others and loves to work with people of various cultural backgrounds. She is the current coordinator of communities for the BC and Rockies region of the Christian Life Community Canada. Christian Life Community is a worldwide association of small groups of lay people (6 – 10 people) who are striving for a deeper spirituality in the Ignatian tradition that helps them seek and find God in all things.
In the three months since Whitney has been working at the FCJ Centre, first as Associate Director and for the last month as acting Executive Director, she has demonstrated gifts of intelligence, dedication, deep faith, spirituality, leadership ability and great courage and confidence!
Whitney will take up her role as Executive Director on August 1, 2022.
We make this appointment joyfully and with confidence.
AMDG To the greater glory of God