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. Ms. Callejo 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. She is also 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. Prior to coming to TSFF, she 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 founded and later served on the board of the California Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights. Ms. Callejo is originally from the Bay Area, lives in San Francisco, and is a graduate of University of California at Berkeley.