2009 Recipients of the Anselm Moons Award

About the Award


Husband and wife Russell and Megeen White Testa have been supporters of FMS for many years. Megeen was in FMS’ first lay mission class, serving in Zimbabwe and Zambia from 1990-93. She was the Associate Director of US Catholic Mission Association for several years, before serving as FMS Co-Director from 2001-2008. She is currently a member of the FMS Board of Directors. Russell is the founding Executive Director of the Franciscan Action Network (FAN), a U.S. based Franciscan institutional effort to lend an effective voice to advocacy efforts for inclusive social transformation; he currently serves as an ex officio member of the organization’s Board of Directors. He is also director of the Office for Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) of the Holy Name Province of the Order of Friars Minor. Megeen and Russ presently live in Wheaton, Maryland with their dog, Clare.

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