Board and Staff

Our sincerest gratitude goes out to the Board of Directors and to all of the volunteers that have supported Abrigo Centre’s work during the past year. To our staff team, thank you for the professionalism, care and dedication that you give each and every day.

Board of Directors:

  • Humberto Carolo, Chair
  • Lisa Melo, Vice Chair
  • Claire de Oliveira
  • Diana Da Silva
  • Ilda Januario
  • Matthew Correia
  • Patricia Harper
  • Paula Medeiros
  • Paula Oliveira
  • Ruth Fernandes
  • Sandra Gamboias


  • Ana Machado, PAR Program Counsellor
  • Ana Marques, Manager of Finance
  • Anderson Salvador, PAR Program Counsellor
  • Ashley de Souza Bannon, Counsellor
  • Cidalia Pereira, Supervisor, Counselling Services
  • Diana da Costa Correia, Counsellor
  • Ed Graça, Executive Director
  • Gerry Luciano, Manager, Fundraising and Communications
  • Hugo Mestre, Counsellor
  • Liliana da Cunha, Counsellor
  • Marília dos Santos, Counsellor
  • Marisa Gomes Marques, Counsellor
  • Rosane Fernandes, Receptionist
  • Teresa Emmanuel, TAG-V Program Facilitator
  • Valéria Sales, Supervisor, Client Service Assessments & Coordinator of Volunteers
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