BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Mr. Peter Vumisa
Executive Director
Peter has been a missionary serving as Director of Research and mission mobilisation at the Institute for Strategic Services (INSERV) since 1998. Peter is also an author and editor. His latest book “Evangelical Christian Missions: an African Perspective” was published in 2012. In the Movement for African National Initiatives (MANI), he is the regional coordinator for Southern Africa.
Dr. Stanley Gichia
Chairperson of the Board of Directors
Stanley is a registered architect and sustainability researcher with over thirty years experience in project management and academia in Kenya, Zimbabwe, Botswana and South Africa. Aside from his professional pursuit, he is passionate about Christian ministry, especially missions.
Dr. Pieter Labuschagne
Director of Finance and Support Raising
Pieter has been a missionary with Serving in Mission (SIM) since 1996 and is currently the Manager of the Masters and PhD programme as well as the French programmes at the South African Theological Seminary (SATS). Pieter is pastoring a church in Pretoria.
Mr. Patrick Nyonganyi
Director for Prayer and Spiritual Development
Patrick is an engineer and project manager by training and profession. He became a believer of the Lord Jesus Christ in July 1986 and served in Church Leadership for many years. He also trained as a biblical counselor in 2011 with Grace Bible Church.
Prof. Matshepo Matoane
Director for Research and Development
Matshepo is a registered Clinical Psychologist and an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of South Africa. She currently holds the position of Director: Instructional Support and Services at the Department of Tuition Support and Facilitation of Learning at the University of South Africa. She has accumulated 20 years’ experience of working in a higher education environment, which includes focus on teaching, research, community engagement and management.
Mr. Johan Grobler
Director for Programme
Johan is a believer in Jesus Christ and is passionate about reaching the lost. He is active in his local church's missions and has been heading Megavoice Southern Africa since 2011. As an electronic engineer he lectured and designed hand-held communication systems early in his career. Later he was chief systems engineer of a very large multidisciplinary systems. Johan has been married for 36 years and is a grandfather of 8 and counting...
Dr. Connie Makgabo
Director for Public Relations and Partnerships and Secretary to the Board of Directors
Connie is a lecturer at the University of Pretoria in the Faculty of Education, Humanities Department. She has more than 25 years teaching experience both at the high school and tertiary institutions and is currently involved with both the undergraduate and postgraduate students in "Teaching methodology in African languages". Connie has a lot of passion for African culture and languages and she speaks a number of them. She is also involved with the Independent Examination Board (IEB) in various categories. Connie loves the Lord and is so passionate about global missions. She is currently a member of Pretoria Central Baptist Church where she is actively serving the Lord in the Internationals Ministry (an Outreach Ministry to foreign students, diplomats, business people, refugees and others).