The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse
La Crosse, WI, USA
Field: Administration and Library Management
Always interested in seeking new information, Therese A. Boisvert found her niche in the field of computers. After working in a medical library, she was able to hone her skills in computer systems and apply them to her position as an administrative assistant for the moderator of the curia/vicar general for The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. Utilizing her extensive organizational skills, Ms. Boisvert is charged with assisting the vicar general and bishop with their daily communications, and aiding the vicar of clergy with priests who face immigration issues.
In 1982, Ms. Boisvert earned a Bachelor of Science in Pre-Law Studies and Political Science, with a minor in sociology, from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Three years later she earned a Master of Science in Education and Library Sciences from the same institution. Prior to her position with The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse, Ms. Boisvert worked at Gundersen Lutheran, where she scheduled appointments, entered data into the medical software system, and worked closely with companies throughout the U.S. regarding physical examinations. With 26 years of experience, the highlight of her career was starting her new position with The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse, and being able to utilize all of her skills. In her current position, she also oversees two libraries; plans to set up a third library are underway. Ms. Boisvert intends to establish consistency in the church’s library system.
Ms. Boisvert is a member of the National Association of Professional Women, Stanford Who’s Who and Presidential Who’s Who. She also serves as a chairperson of the Aquinas Education Commission, and is a member of The Cathedral of St. Joseph the Workman’s Education Committee. Looking toward the future, she aspires to continue to work with the Diocese and make a difference. Continue reading