The Association of Our Lady of Faith is a legal body in terms of civil law. It has an administrative council and an Annual General Meeting. The Council of the Association is elected each year at the AGM, which is held in the first quarter of the year.
If you’d like to put yourself forward as a future Council member please send an email ahead of the next AGM to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pam joined Our Lady of Faith in 1999 when she moved to Switzerland from the UK, having spent ten years in HK and one in Australia. She is married, has a teenage daughter and lives in Grandvaux. Secretary of the Council, Pam co-ordinates our Catechism Programme and takes care of administrative matters for the Mission.
Andrea lived in Switzerland for 12 years. She is a British citizen, is married with two teenage children. A UK qualified accountant, Andrea has been our Treasurer since December 2013. She is not a member of the Council.
Oliver moved to Switzerland from Cameroon in 2001 and joined OLOF in 2002. He moved from Lausanne to Lugano for studies in 2006 after which he lived in Bern and Murten. Oliver came back to Lausanne (Cugy) in 2013 and made an obvious dive for OLOF. He is married to Rita and they have three young children. Oliver joined the Council in 2018.
George has been a member of the Mission since 2002, when he moved from India on a "short" mission. He is currently residing in Chavannes-pres-Renens with his wife, Shiny, and their three children - Marianne, Michael and Mathieu.
Colette has been a member of our Mission since 1987. She lives in Epalinges, has three grown-up married daughters and six grandchildren. Elected to Council in 2016, voted Vice President of the Council for 2017-18 and President for 2018-22, Colette previously served from 1996-98.
Margaret is Irish and lives in Vevey. She moved to Switzerland with her husband and two sons in 1999 (for a 3 year stay!) and has been a member of our Mission ever since. Margaret previously taught Catechism and ran the programme, and was a member of the Council from 2000 to 2018, serving as Vice-President and President.
Kathy is an American who moved to Switzerland in 1992 for work at Nestle. She and her husband, Chris, joined the mission at that time. In 2000, they left Switzerland for a period for Germany and Belgium before returning to Switzerland in 2008. Kathy has been active teaching in the Catechism program. She and her husband have 3 grown children.
Maximilian moved to Lausanne in 2018 after living and working in Detroit and before that in London. He studied at Edinburgh University and the Royal Academy of Music, after which he pursued a career in arts management. A German national, Maximilian is married to Christine and together they have two young boys, Michael and Daniel. He joins the Council in 2021.