Judith Frikker, RSM serves as a councilor on the Institute Leadership Team. Sister Judith Frikker entered the Sisters of Mercy in 1967 in Farmington Hills, Michigan. After receiving her bachelors at Mercy College of Detroit, she attended medical school at Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine. She ministered as a physician in Michigan before spending 12 years in Chile as a physician and pastoral worker. Sister Judith has spent 21 years ministering in leadership with the Sisters of Mercy; she was in leadership with the former West Midwest Community before being elected to Institute leadership in 2017.