Sisters of IHM Tech Consultants

Consulting Services and Custom Programming

We have extensive experience applying technology to solve all sorts of problems. Do you have an election coming up and want to use an electronic process? Do you need to find a way to collaborate online? Do you have a complex process that needs to be streamlined? Do you need to rethink an old database? Do you want to publish congregation documents or members' writing?

Talk to us, we can help.

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Election Services

Let us manage the mechanics of your elections.

Artwork, Music, and Crafts

Music downloads, greeting cards, crafts, and other goods marketed on major online retailers.

Collaborative Technologies

Technologies that help us work together in real time and on varied schedules.

Custom Web-Based Forms & Programming

Interactive, customized solutions to streamline your complex processes.

Technical Questions

Ask us your perplexing questions about information technology.


E- books
Audio books
Print on demand

Conference Registration Services

A customizable system for collecting and managing attendee information


About Us


Kathleen Burns, IHM, EdD

Kathleen has been teaching workshops and courses in various uses of technology for more than twenty years. Her skills include collaborative technologies, database design, cfml programming and website planning, architecture and management. She is especially skilled at explaining technology to non-technical people. She holds a doctorate in Instructional Design and Communications from Teachers College, Columbia University. She has served as Director of Web Development at Marywood University, Scranton, PA; as an instructor and technical advisor to the African Sisters Education Collaborative; and as a database expert for the Sisters of IHM Development Office.

Grace Surdovel, IHM, EdD

Grace currently serves as Councilor on the IHM Congregation Leadership Team. She has served as the Director of Master's Programs at Wilkes University. Her skills include the design and implementation of online course design using a variety of course management systems and collaborative technologies. She has taught classroom technology to teachers and students in both K-12 and higher education settings. She holds a doctorate in Educational Leadership with a concentration in Educational Technology from Wilkes University.

Kathleen and Grace are joined by other IHM technical area consultants.


Kathleen Burns, IHM