Board of trustees

President of SIHMA Board

Gerado Garcia

Gerado is a missionary of the Scalabrinian Congregation (Missionaries of San Charles) and one of the founding trustees of the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town. He's in charge of the Chaplaincies Group of the Archdiocese of Cape Town. He is the President of the Board of Trustees of SIHMA.

Gerado Garcia

Board member

Dulce Pereira

Dulce retired from Standard Bank in 1999 and started working with the Scalabrini Fathers on a volunteer basis. She later became the full-time Financial Administrator. Dulce is one of the founding trustees of the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town.

Dulce Pereira

Board member

Elaine Maane

Elaine works for Steps Southern Africa, a Regional project using films to communicate social issues. She is the Regional Trainer Officer at STEPS responsible for coordinating the local and regional activities with all the STEPS partners and affiliates in the Southern and East African region. Elaine conducts training of facilitators workshops to impart facilitation skills in the use of film as a tool to create community dialogue.

Elaine Maane

Board member

Jorge Guerra

Jorge is a missionary of the Scalabrinian Congregation (Missionaries of San Charles Borromeo). He worked with seafarers with Apostleship of the Sea in the Port of Cape Town. He's currently Parish priest in St.Patrick LA Rochelle, one of the most interesting multicultural communities of Johannesburg.

Jorge Guerra

Board member

Peter-John Pearson

Peter-John is a priest of the Archdiocese of Cape Town and Director of the Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office (CPLO).

Peter-John Pearson

Board member

Filippo Ferraro

Filippo is a Missionary of St.Charles. Originally from Italy, he completed his Bachelor Degree at the Theological Institute of Northern Italy (Milan) and obtained a Diploma in Pastoral Theology of Migration from SIMI (Scalabrini International Migration Institute - Pontifical Urban University in Rome). After ministering as Chaplain of the French speaking refugees community at the Archdiocese of Cape Town he is currently the Executive Director of SIHMA and Coordinator of all social projects of the Scalabrinian Congregation in Africa.

Filippo Ferraro