Tessa Rouverol Callejo
FAITHS Program and Civic Engagement Officer
Tessa Rouverol Callejo is the FAITHS Program and Civic Engagement Officer at The San Francisco Foundation (TSFF). She brings decades of expertise in the fields of community organizing, policy advocacy, immigrant integration, and affordable housing. Tessa directs our civic engagement and capacity building program serving hundreds of faith-based and community organizations in the Bay Area, manages TSFF’s Immigrant Integration grantmaking, and provides leadership on civic engagement and policy initiatives. Prior to TSFF, Tessa founded and later served on the board of the California Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights. Tessa served has also served as the Director of the Catholic Charities San Francisco’s Central American Refugee Project, Executive Director of National Sanctuary Defense Fund, and Director of St. Peter’s Housing Committee. She is a founding member and current representative on the advisory committee of AAPIP’s (Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy) Civic Engagement Fund for Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim, and South Asian Communities, and holds a degree from University of California at Berkeley.