|Helene Pierson, Executive Director|
Helene was named Executive Director
in 2016. Her background includes extensive experience in not-for-profit and corporate management, and she is equally comfortable driving a van as chairing a major event.
|Cindy Ryan, Director of Development|
Cindy started as an outside contractor in 2001 and joined the staff as SCI Accountant in 2019, She was recently named Development Director in addition to her financial responsibilities,
|Nikki Green, Communications Volunteer|
Nikki divides her time between Florida and her home on the Philadelphia waterfront. She works for SCI year-round, responsible for updates to our electronic communications and coordination of the Ditty Bag program.
SHIP VISITORS/HOST TRANSPORTERS
|Jasper DelCarlino, Operations Manager|
Jasper is a former deckhand for Reinauer Tugs and knows the maritime world very well. He has management and operations experience as a former manager of the El Bar in Philadelphia. Jasper joined us as a part time ship visitor and was promoted to Operations Manager in 2019.
|Steve Anderson, Operations Supervisor|
|Jerome Green, Ship Visitor|
|Al Griffiths, Volunteer Ship Visitor|
Al works in the Fairless Hills area and
volunteers on our behalf at some of the
northern-most terminals, which are a
long drive for our Philadelphia-based staff. Al’s interest in serving seafarers began with Chaplain David Reid, who talked enthusiastically about SCI , and Al calls it an “easy decision” to volunteer.
|Denis Lee, Ship Visitor|
Denis is a retired USPS letter carrier who spends two days a week working with SCI. He sees his job as a great chance to meet people from other countries and learn about them, and he observes that seafarers do a very tough job under difficult circumstances.
|Roy Lucchese, Volunteer Ship Visitor|
Roy’s maritime experience includes working for Reinauer Transportation, and he volunteers with SCI when he is off rotation from his tugboat job.
Tony Mazella, Ship Visitor
|Jennifer Roach-Dixon, Volunteer Ship Visitor |
Jen is a pastry chef and cake decorator by trade and loves anything to do with boats and water. She enjoys whitewater rafting and kayaking as well as paddling on a women’s dragon boating team.
|Annie Thomas, Volunteer Ship Visitor|
Annie grew up helping seafarer missions
in Glasgow, Scotland and has worked with
us for many years. She is a former surgical nurse and an experienced sailor.
|Martin Wade, Ship Visitor|
Nick Warmouth, Volunteer Ship Visitor