The staff of the Foundation includes:
Cristina Duranti, Director, who is responsible to report to the Board and the CLT about the activities and the results achieved by the Foundation annually, develop the partnership with the Sisters in the target countries, with the potential and existing donors, supervise the grant management, prepare application for funding.
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Andrea Curreri, Resource Coordinator for Women Projects, who is responsible to coordinate the multi-country project Networking our Way out of Poverty in Thailand, Kenya, Philippines, until the end of 2013 and to support the sisters of Angola, Mozambique, Kenya in assessing their needs, planning new projects and managing the grants received.
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Sr. Yolanda Borbon, Treasurer, is responsible for the Administration and Financial Management of the Foundation;
Sr. Gemma Dinglasan, Assistant to the Treasurer, is responsible for the accounting;
Sr. Elaine Basinger, President of the Foundation’s Board.
The GSIF also collaborates closely with Sr. Margaret Lynch who is the Link Officer with Misean Cara (www.miseancara.ie) the Irish agency which supports Irish missionary projects in the developing countries.
In 2010 the Province of Lebanon-Syria began to develop a local MDO in Lebanon which works in collaboration with the MDO in Rome and is coordinated by Sr. Antoinette Assaff. Thanks to the support offered by the Australian Volunteers Association, which provided a professional volunteer for 2 years the office has been established and is now supporting the sisters in Lebanon and Syria to fundraise for their programs with national and international partners.
In 2013, the MDO began to work with the Province of Bolivia-Chile and the Provincial leaders of REAL to develop an MDO Latin America , based in Bolivia, supporting the projects of the sisters in the region.
In 2016, an MDO was established in Asia Pacific. Ms Theresa Symons is the Regional Manager., based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Office mirrors the services offered by GSIF Rome such as capacity building, organizational development, resource mobilization and monitoring and evaluation.
In 2018, after collaborating over the years with the Good Shepherd sisters in their work in human trafficking prevention and child protection in Nepal, the GSIF established a local branch based in Kathmandu. GSIF Nepal will strengthen the Good Shepherd mission in Nepal, by offering more effective support to the programs through capacity building and organizational development activities.