Sr. Beverly Heitke, SDS began her term as Provincial Leader in 2015 after serving since 1997 as Sponsorship Coordinator for our SDS institutions: Divine Savior Holy Angels High School, Hadley Terrace Senior Apartments, and St. Anne’s Salvatorian Campus in Milwaukee; and Divine Savior Healthcare in Portage, Wis. As Sponsorship Coordinator, she collaborated with institution lay administrators and board members.
Sr. Beverly also previously served on our international leadership team in Rome, helping to oversee the ministries of our sisters in 20 countries. Before leaving for Rome, Sr. Beverly practiced dentistry and served as Assistant Dean for Clinics at Marquette University Dental School in Milwaukee. She earned her Doctor of Dentistry in 1966 after becoming a registered nurse at our Salvator Mundi Hospital School of Nursing in Rome. Thirty years later, Sr. Beverly earned her certificate in Pastoral Education and for a short time, ministered as a chaplain at Divine Savior Hospital – now Divine Savior Healthcare.