Springfield Dominicans Sister serving on international Nobel nominating committee

Sister Sharon Zayac, OP (Springfield), executive director of Jubilee Farm, is serving on an international committee organized to promote the candidacy of President Anote Ton of Kiribati for the Nobel Peace Prize. President Tong is serving his third and final term as leader of Kiribati, one of many small island nations imminently threatened by the effects of global climate change. During his tenure, President Tong has led efforts to draw international attention to global climate change and to convey the urgent need for action. For more information about President Tong and the Nobel Peace Prize campaign, visit www.tongnpp.info.