The Directors

Carol A. D'Angelo

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 Born and raised in Williamsville, New York, college studies took her to Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida. She graduated in 1986 top of her nursing class with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). Working as a registered nurse from 1986 until 1997, she specialized in cardiac care.

In 1989, she married Michael E. D’Angelo. From 1990 to the present, both have been working in the financial services industry. With her husband Michael, they founded Treasure Coast Financial Corporation in 1994. In November of 2000, Carol completed the course work and exam required to become a Certified Financial Planner.

Although she continues to work fulltime, Carol is one of the founding members of the Tanzanian Cardiac Hospital Foundation, Inc. Charitable works have always been very important to Carol. She was an active parishioner at St. Lucie Catholic Church. Her duties included Minister of Hospitality, Extraordinary Minister of the Holy Eucharist to the homebound and adult altar server. She is a past member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society and co-chairperson of the St. Lucie Catholic Church dinner dance fund raiser. Today she is a parishioner at St. Andrew Catholic Church, Stuart, Fl.

Favorite quote: “One must do all one can for everybody, expecting no return, save from God only” St. John Vianney 

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MIchael E. D'Angelo

 

Michael E. D’Angelo was born in 1956 and graduated from Burrillville Jr.-Sr. High School in Rhode Island. Enlisting in the United States Air Force, Michael completed his four years of active duty in 1984 and received an Honorable Discharge along with the Air Force Good Conduct Medal. While in the U.S.A.F., Michael received training as a medical laboratory technician and accumulated over 100 college credits.  

In 1989 he married Carol A. Matheis. From 1990 to the present both have been working in the financial services industry. With his wife, Carol, they founded Treasure Coast Financial Corporation in 1994. Michael completed all the requirements and held registrations for Series 7, 24, and 65 licenses. He also holds a Life with Variable Annuity license from the state of Florida.  

In the spirit of creating a better world, Michael joined the Tanzanian Cardiac Hospital Foundation, Inc. as a founding member and currently serves as treasurer. He also holds a seat on the board of directors. Michael is a Third Degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus. He continues to give back to the community. At St. Lucie Catholic Church, he volunteered in many ministries, including Minister of Hospitality and Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion to the homebound. Michael also was a member of the parish council, parish finance council and chairman of the St. Lucie Catholic Church golf tournament. Currently, he is a parishioner at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Stuart, FL.

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Nicholina Oswiecinski

 

A Florida native, Nicholina was born and raised in Hollywood, Florida. She went to Hollywood Hills High School graduating in 2003. She then moved to Port St. Lucie in August of 2006. In 2015, she graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelors degree. Her emphasis in college was early education.

She is a convert to the Catholic Church, being baptized at St. Lucie Catholic Church in 2009. Nicholina has served in many ministries at St. Lucie parish as a volunteer. She was recently hired as part time sacristan. A welcoming presence at mass she is willing to assist whenever needed.

She has been involved with the Tanzanian Cardiac Hospital Foundation, Inc. for the last 8 years. Among other things, she has handled the mailing of newsletters and packing medical supplies for shipping. As the newest board member, she will be the liaison for the website and keep our facebook page up to date. Nicholina brings a new energy to our board.

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Father Mark Mlay

 

Rev. Fr. Mark Mlay is a member of a newly African based congregation known as The Apostolic Life Community Priests. He was born on September 9th 1956 in TANZANIA in EAST AFRICA. He was born and raised as a child on the slopes of Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa whose peak is always covered with snow, although it is right at the Equator. He is among 12 surviving children of his father Michael and his mother Agnes. Three of his sisters are nuns.

Fr. Mark joined his congregation in 1975 immediately after high school and college. He studied Philosophy and Theology in Peramiho Major Seminary in Southern Tanzania where he graduates with BA degrees in Philosophy and Theology. He was then ordained a priest on June 27th 1984 by late bishop Adrian Mkoba of Morogoro Diocese in Tanzania.

After his ordination, Fr. Mark worked as secretary and vice superior to his congregation, then as financial administrator and vice superior. He then worked as an in-service teacher in Biblical Theology in Segerea Major Seminary in Dar-es-Salaam, the capital city of Tanzania before he was sent for further studies in Rome. He specialized in Philosophy at the Pontifical University of Urbaniana. He graduated with Summa cum Laude in Licentiate degree in Philosophy in 1997.

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Father John Minde

  

Father John was born July 15, 1973, in Sambarai, Moshi, Tanzania. John Baptist Minde attended Catholic nursery, primary and seminary secondary schools. He studied philosophy in Nairobi, Kenya and finished theology in Tanzania and was ordained to the priesthood July 9, 2005. 

He served in parishes in Tanzania as an Assistant Parish Priest and then in Kenya, at Saints Thomas More and John Fisher Parish, Isibamia, as Pastor. While there he founded and established St. Angela Merici Secondary Girls School which is staffed by the Ursuline Sisters from Ireland. 

Although Father John is adjusting to the radical culture change of the U.S. he has "thrown" himself into life here and especially at St. Jude Catholic Church, Tequesta, FL. He is continuously delighting the people of the parish with his warm loving sermons and spiritual joy and great sense of humor.

Jack Antedomenico

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 Jack Antedomenico has been an active parishioner of St Jude Catholic Church in Tequesta, Florida for the last 28 years. He serves his parish as a Eucharistic Minister, Lector, Choir Member, a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus, and a Parish Council Member. Recently retired, Jack worked as a Medical Sonographer for 35 years, the last 20 years at Martin Memorial Hospital in Stuart in the Cardiology Department doing echocardiograms and vascular studies. Currently he uses his ultrasound training at Lifeline Birthline Crisis Pregnancy Center, part of the Catholic Charities network of the Diocese of Palm Beach.

He has been married to Norma Iris Morales for almost 40 years. They have three adult children all serving in the Unites States Military and all having achieved the rank of Major. They have five grandchildren.

In September 2010 Jack traveled to Tanzania where he spent three months working at the clinic supported by TCHF. His experience in the medical field, as well as his newly acquired knowledge of Tanzania and the area where we are developing our hospital make him an ideal member of the Board.
 

Norma Antedomenico

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 Norma M. Antedomenico is the wife of Jack Antedomenico, who is also on the board of directors.She and Jack have been parishioners of St. Jude Church in Tequesta for thirty three years.

Norma graduated from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut with a major in accounting in 1970. She worked for the Internal Revenue Service as a Revenue Agent. She stayed home to raise their three children, Jack, Elena and Noemi.
She has decided to join forces since she has recently retired after fourteen years as Administrator of Elder Affairs at Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach.

She came to the U.S. when she was nine years old from Puerto Rico and is bilingual. From her life in Puerto Rico as one of ten children, she knows the needs of the poor and responds to God's call to help those in need.