Sister Licia Mazzia, SFP Congregational Minister Sister Licia holds a doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Bari. She trained in Vocational Formation with the Department of Educational Sciences at the Pontifical Salesian University in Rome and she is licensed in the Theology of Consecrated Life by the Pontifical Lateran University in Rome. She served as director of Membership Development for the Temporarily Professed Sisters in the Italian area. She also worked for the welfare of immigrant women, particularly victims of human trafficking, and led activities for young people. Sister Licia served as Second Councilor, Congregational Treasurer, and Foundation Treasurer. She has also been a member of the Board of Directors of Franciscans International, the Franciscan NGO to the United Nations. She is a member of the UISG (International Union of Superiors General) and IFC–TOR (International Franciscan Conference of the Sisters and Brothers of the Third Order Regular of Saint Francis). She has served as Congregational Minister of the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor since 2013.
Sister Marvi Delrivo, SFP First Councilor Sr. Marvi has a BA in Psychology from the University of Padua (Italy); she holds a diploma in Religious Studies and a diploma from the Higher Institute for Formation at the Gregorian Pontifical University in Rome. She has served in the Youth and Vocational Ministry, in the formation ministry for the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor in Italy and Senegal and has taught psychology within the formation to inter-congregational Religious Life in Italy and Senegal. Sr. Marvi has also ministered to people affected by AIDS.
Sister Giannica Selmo, SFP Second Councilor Sr. Giannica holds a degree in Communication Sciences from the Pontifical Salesian University in Rome. She served as Director of Communication for the Italian Area and a director of the webpage and Communication Committee for the UISG (International Union of Superiors General-women) and the USG (Union of Superiors General-men). She has also worked with engaged couples and family ministry. Since 2013 she served as General Councilor, Congregational Secretary and Foundation Secretary.
Sister Marilyn Trowbridge, SFP Congregational Councilor for the United States Serving the Congregation for the past ten years in Leadership, Sr. Marilyn strives to use her background and gifts in nursing, wellness and spirituality to offer wholistic life and healing to all those she encounters day to day. She aspires to the words of Mother Frances: "Everything depends on how well you use your lifetime."
Sr. Wilma Molinari, SFP Congregational Councilor for Italy Sr. Wilma Molinari earned a degree in Social Work in Sociology, University In Trento. She also studied Religious Science at the Institute for Religious Studies in Padova. Sr. Wilma worked in the Youth Pastoral and helped in several ministries with the poor. She was in charge of Project Miriam which helps the victims of human trafficking in Padova for several years. She also worked with Caritas of Assisi's Diocese as a Social Worker and as Vice-Director in charge of the program for refugees in Assisi and coordinating welcoming houses for poor women and their families.
Sr. Lécia José da Sliva, SFP Congregational Councilor for Brazil Sr. Lécia holds a bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy from PUC (Pontifical Catholic University) Goiás, Brazil; she has a certificate of participation from a National Seminar of Vatican Council II the Franciscan Family and Certificate of the Franciscan Summer Course, with a workload of 528 hours, carried out in a period of 4 years. She served in the Ministry of Youth, was president of the Home and Nursery San Francisco. Sr. Lécia served in Azilo São Vicente de Paula in the city of Ipameri, helping the elderly of this entity.
Sister Marie Augustine Ndione, SFP Congregational Councilor for Senegal Sr. Marie Augustine earned a degree in Psychopedagogy and a diploma as Health Operator in Rome, Italy. She has taken courses in Franciscan Spirituality at the Antonianum Pontifical Athenaeum and courses in Missiology from the Pontifical Urbaniana University of Rome. In Senegal, she has worked in the field of education as Instructional Director and has managed construction projects for the building of schools. She has been part of the Franciscan International Congregational Committee on Justice and Peace between Senegal and Guinea Bissau.