Judith Royer, CSJ, PhD

Tel: 310.568.6696

Email: judith.royer@lmu.edu

Sr. Judith is the Director for LMU's CSJ Center for Reconciliation and Justice and Professor Emerita of Theatre at LMU where she is producer/director for the Playwrights Center Stage new plays series. She has worked as a producer, director and dramaturg with new play development programs sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, Playwrights Theatre, The Mark Taper Forum, Southern Repertory Theatre, Theatre Gallery in Los Angeles, of which she was founder and former artistic director, and a series of Oral Histories/Documentary Theatre projects with seniors, cancer survivors, veterans and other community-based groups. Judith is a founding member of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE); former chair of that organizations Playwrights Program and its current New Plays Production Coordinator; Past-Chair for the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival's Region VII Playwrights Program; recipient of the 2008 ATHE Outstanding Teacher of Theatre in Higher Education, Kennedy Center Gold Medallion for contributions to new plays and playwrights and the 2012 Milan Stitt Award for her work as a playwriting mentor and teacher.

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MaryAnne Huepper, CSJ, MA

Tel: 310.568.6695

Email: maryann.huepper@lmu.edu  

Sr. MaryAnne is Assistant Director at LMU's CSJ Center for Reconciliation and Justice and a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange. She has served in the field of education in diverse roles: as an elementary teacher, principal, high school teacher, college administrator, adjunct instructor for Marymount College and the University of San Francisco. MaryAnne served the Diocese of Orange as an instructor for the Pastoral Ministry Institute and the Deaconate Program and as a member of the Commission for Ecumenical and Interfaith Affairs. Before coming to LMU she was Director of the Center for Spiritual Development* in Orange. MaryAnne also served at St. Joseph Health (now Providence St. Joseph Health**), as a trustee in two hospitals and as a board member of a hospital foundation. MaryAnne continues to provide presentations for programs of ministry formation namely, the Art of Spiritual Direction (CSD*) program. She serves currently on the LMU Board of Trustees. MaryAnne has undergraduate degrees in Art History and Religious Studies from Loyola Marymount University and a master's degree in Sacred Theology and Religious Studies from Katholieke Universiteit (Leuven, Belgium).

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Stefani Mejia, MPA

Tel: 310.568.6694

Email: stefani.mejia@lmu.edu 

Stefani is the Assistant Director of Operation and Programming for LMU’s CSJ Center for Reconciliation and Justice. Stefani manages all operations and sponsored programming for the Center. Her operational efforts focus on program collaborations across campus disciplines and centers. As staff, she is part of the Latinx Staff and Faculty at LMU, Companions in Mission Cohort and serves on the Latinx Alumni Association Scholarship Reading Committee. As a current graduate student in the School of Education's Higher Education Administration program, she serves on the Mission and Identity Board of Trustee's Subcommittee. You can catch her attending a multitude of events sponsored by the diverse disciplines and departments on campus. Previously, Stefani worked for the Future of California Elections where she managed a collaboration of election administration officials and advocates in the effort to improve Californians' access to voter registration, enhance the voting experience and streamline election administration processes. Stefani received her master’s degree in public policy and administration from California State University, Long Beach and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Loyola Marymount University.