THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2016-17, AS LISTED BELOW:
Mr. Mario Ronald Ferreira was appointed our Director in March 2012. He is a founding member and founding director of our AA. An alumnus of the 1976 batch; he graduated from Mumbai University and soon after joined India’s largest consumer magazine group – Magna Publishing Co. Ltd. that publishes 8 magazines under the Magna umbrella — Stardust of course being the flagship magazine and largest selling film magazine in India.
Mario has been working with the Magna group for over three decades. He has been the Authorized Signatory for the group, and has been appointed Director with Magna Graphics India Ltd which prints over 20 magazines and a vast number of annual reports, in addition to printing calendars, house journals and diaries.
Mario has also been working for the Magna group in their associate offices in London and New York for ten years where the international edition of Stardust is published out of London and distributed worldwide.
Mario has been actively involved with Magna’s events such as the Annual Stardust Awards, Society Achievers Awards, Society Interiors Design Competition, Savvy Honors and the Citadel Extravaganza in Pune which organizes the Mr.& Ms. Citadel Pune pageants.
Mr. Glen Mascarenhas is our alumnus of the 1976 batch, is one of the founding members of the SXVPAA and was appointed director in March 2012 . He Graduated in Chemistry from Mumbai University 1982 from Bhavans collage .He was a keen sportsman and has won a number of awards at school, college and district level. He was the Record holder in Hammer Throw at the Mumbai District Level.
He had been with a firm for more than three decades and held many positions at different levels. At the onset after training in manufacture of cameras in Hong Kong set up the factory in Maharashtra. Later was appointed as Director in 1988 and Managing Director in 2012.
Whilst with the Camera Industry took keen interest in the leather goods manufacture and as the company moved on from the manufacture of cameras was able to move to Gifts and Promotional Industry, Local & Export for leather goods. During this time he has travelled on a number of occasions to; Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai & China to enhance and garner business. He is well known in the Gifts and Promotional Trade.
At present is involved with a very interesting start up for Gifts & Promotions and is also well connected with the Professional Audio Industry along with his brother.
He an active member of Dimensions and the backbone of our SXVPAA.
CA Mr.Narayan Ramgopal Pasari is our alumnus of the 1977 batch; he too is a founding member and he was elected Director of our SXVPAA in September of 2013. He is a Commerce Graduate of 1982 from NM College and passed his Chartered Accountancy Exams in 1986. He was admitted as an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and became a Fellow Member in 1991.
During his 3 decade long professional career he has advised many companies as management consultant in the areas of Public Issues, Corporate Advisory, Business Re-engineering among others. CA Narayan Pasari is also an Independent Director on the Board of Nutraplus India Limited a BSE listed company. He also strategically advises few listed companies.
CA Narayan Pasari has been actively associated with the Institute of Chartered Accountancy of India and has been nominated on the Editorial Board of Western Region on a number of occasions between 1997 and 2016. Currently he is also a member of the Financial Preview Reporting Board of ICAI-Delhi and has contributed to the WIRC Reference Manual since the past few years.
CA Narayan Pasari is actively associated with Bombay Chartered Accountants Society (BCAS), a voluntary organization of Chartered Accountants with more than 11,000 members and presently serves as its Vice President for the year 2016-17.
He is presently a promoter director of Meet Management Consultancy Services Private Limited and a start-up Meet & Greet Gifts Private Limited. Besides CA Narayan Pasari is pursuing a PHD and also mentors various start-ups and SME professional firms in their growth plans.
Mr. Prashanth Dominic Pereira is our alumnus of the 1985 batch and was elected Director of our SXVPAA in September 2013. He completed his graduation from Mumbai University (Mithibai College), and thereafter did a 2 year Diploma in Computer Management.
Prashanth’s career of over 25 years spans primarily in the BFSI segment, with specialization in setting up and managing operations of Banking, Mutual Fund, Insurance, Securities & Records Management & with proven ability to maximize efficiency in operations by process re-engineering thru Quality Management and Automation techniques.
During the course of his journey he did his Quality training of Six Sigma, Lean Management and Five S, He is accredited of ensuring ISO certification both on Quality and Information Security for 3 of the organizations that he has worked with.
Over the years he has held various roles of Head Operations, Head – Investor Relations, Head – Client Relationship, Head – Quality Initiatives, Head -Business Solutions Group, Head- Information Security and Chief Operating Officer with several Banking and Non-banking Financial Services companies. He is presently the CEO of Apex Business Services Pvt. Ltd.
He has won various awards during his career, one of which is the HSBC Partnership Award 2006 – Best Institutional Solution – received from Smt. Naina Lal Kidwai – MD HSBC Bank & Shri. Kamal Nath th Hon. Minister of Commerce 2006.
On the social front he has been involved with Volunteer for Mumbai Mobile Crèches at EdelGive Foundation 2008 – Mumbai Mobile Crèches – the only Mumbai organization providing basic services to the children of migrant construction workers. He is also founder of SOUL (Save our Land) a group formed to take on the BMC unauthorized seizure of land from churches and financial institution. Also Co-founder of CatNet – the Catholic Networking site on Face Book.
Ms. Vera Stephen Fernandes is an alumna of St. Theresa High School in Santacruz of the 1975 batch. She is the present Head Mistress of our Secondary School & Junior College. She completed her B.Sc. in Chemistry from Mumbai University 1982. In 1984 she went on to complete her B.Ed. in Math and Science and thereafter earned her M.Ed. in Psychology and Philosophy in 1993 while she was a Teacher in our School.
She did not stop educating herself and in 1998 completer her Diploma in School Management from YCMOU and thereafter completed several other courses till 2007 continuing to better herself every year to serve our School in the best way she could. The other courses she has completed are, Computer Science from APTECH in 2013, MSC. I.T from Govt. of India 2014, Diploma in New Mathematics in 1986, Courses on Teaching Skills, Counseling, Learning Disabilities, Family Enrichment & Sex Education.
Vera was appointed Director on nomination of our SXVPAA in July of 2013 to serve on our board as a representative from the School. Education is her passion and she is passionate about educating future generations. She believes each child deserves quality education. A beacon of light, a Mentor and a Role Model to both her staff & students.
Vera has been serving our school for the last 34 years 11 of them as the Principal. She continues to teach classes till this day. Her dedication to the institution is well known and her able guidance & vision has helped our school & college to sail through heights. One can truly say that Ms. Vera Fernandes is one of our most educated Principals so far.