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Harvey J. Sindima, Cert., M.Phil, M.Div., Ph.D. Founder and Chancellor

Gertrude Sindima, RN, CNM, Dip. AAS., BS.N., MS.N, (Ph.D.). Co-Founder and Secretary of the Board

Silas Ncozana, Dip. Theo., Dip. Admin. M.Th, Ph.D. Vice-Chancellor

Augustine Musopole, B.A., B.D., M.A., M.Phil, STM., Ph.D.

Harvey Kwiyani, B.A, B.D., MA, Ph.D.

Linda Sindima, Manager and Treasurer

Andrew Mitchembo, Projects Officer






Harvey J. Sindima, Cert., M.Div., Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy and Religion, and Presidential (distinguished) Scholar at Colgate University. He trained at the Presbyterian Theological College in Malawi, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, Interdenominational Theological Centre, and Princeton Theological Seminary, U.S.A. He graduated with distinction at all the institutions. He has been a professor for twenty-seven years. He is a distinguished teacher and scholar, an author of more than a dozen books and numerous articles in academic journals. Professor Sindima is also the Founder and Executive Editor of Transformed: A Malawian Theological Journal.

Professor Sindima is Founder and Executive Director of Blantyre North Relief Project (BNRP), a government recognised NGO and a member of Council for Non-Governmental Organisations in Malawi (CUGOMA). BNRP is the parent organisation of Sindima Memorial Institute. The mission of BNRP is to provide humanitarian assistance to children and youth orphaned by HIV/AIDS and TB patients, women, the elderly, the physically challenged, and the chronically ill. BNRP also focuses on health. The organisation runs a nutritional feeding centre with 180 children. BNRP is also currently engaged in a malaria eradication project that has fifty malaria monitors and seven support staff covering the areas of Chiefs Chigaru and Lundu, and some villages of Zomba West. Read more at www.bnrp.org

Professor Sindima is an ordained Presbyterian clergyman who served in Malawi and also churches in Presbyterian Church, USA, becoming Moderator of Cayuga-Syracuse Presbytery, Chairman of Presbytery Council, and Chairman of International Partnership with South Korea. He has travelled several countries in Asia, Europe, South America, and provinces of Canada.



Gertrude M. Sindima. RN., CNM., Dip., AAS, BSN., MSN, (Ph.D.).

Registered Nurse and Midwife, Gertrude Sindima, are also the Cofounder and secretary of Sindima Memorial Institute as well as Blantyre North Relied Project. She has been a nurse for more than 40 years. Having initially trained at Holy Family Hospital School of Nurse-Midwifery, Phalombe, Malawi, she earned her high academic achievements in nursing at five institutions of higher learning in nursing in the United States of America: Helen Fuld School of Nursing, Mercer Community College, Syracuse University, South University, and New Mexico State University, Las Cruses. Her area of doctoral specialisation is women's health, but she has wide experience in nursing as a mobile clinic nurse, floor nurse, operating theatre nurse, charge-nurse in maternity and delivery, supervisor medical-surgical, and as an instructor.

Silas Ncozana, Dip. Theo., Dip. Admin. M.Th, Ph.D.
chancellorsoffice@sindimainstitute.ac.mw

Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Church History is the Executive Administrator and Chief Academic Officer of Sindima Memorial Institute. He has diplomas in theology from Malawi, Zimbabwe, Kenya, and University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. He earned his Masters degrees from USA and Canada, and a Ph.D. from University of Aberdeen, Scotland. He is the former General Secretary Blantyre Synod, Moderator of C. C. A. P. General Assembly, Youth Director for the Synod of Blantyre of the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian, and travelling General Secretary of the Student Christian Organization of Malawi. He was a member of the Central Executive of All Africa Conference of Churches and also a member of World Alliance of Reformed Churches and World Council of Churches. He taught at the legendary Fort Hare University in South Africa. Dr. Ncozana was at Zomba Theological College, where he taught and served as an interim Principal. He is an accomplished scholar with several books and articles, and on the editorial of Transformed: A Malawian Theological Journal.

Dr. Ncozana was a leader of the Public Affairs Committee, He was appointed Ambassador to Tanzania and later to Germany, Austria, the Vatican, and World Trade Organisation in Switzerland. He chaired the board of TVMalawi. Recently, he was appointed to a government commission on establishing six public universities where he chairs the commission's subcommittee on infrastructure. He has set up small village polytechnics, safe water projects, village youth development programmes, working with orphans, and he has led in building a local village health clinic, a green energy clinic where solar provides energy for everything, lights, water, and equipment. Ambassador Ncozana is a builder; everywhere he has been and in every position he taken, he has spearheaded a construction project. Ambassador Professor Ncozana, is a clergyman, community organiser and developer, a statesman, diplomat, teacher and scholar.


Augustine Musopole, B.A., B.D., M.A., M.Phil, STM., Ph.D.

Associate Professor Musopole is a Board Member of Sindima Memorial Institute of Arts and Technology. He is currently an Associate Professor of Religion at Chang Jung Christian University, in Taiwan. Professor Musopole is a theologian who earned his degrees from Chancellor College, University of London, and Union Theological Seminary in New York. Dr. Musopole served as Travelling General Secretary of Student Christian Organisation of Malawi, Headmaster of Robert Laws Secondary School, Assistant Regional Educational Officer, General Manager of Christian Literature Association of Malawi. He served as Assistant Chaplain and Professor of Religion at Colgate University, New York, USA. He is an accomplished author of several books and articles. He is on the editorial of Transformed and is an Assistant Editor of Theologies and Cultures. In 2007 he was recognised as one of the outstanding professors at Chang Jung Christian University.


Harvey Kwiyani, B.A, B.D., MA, Ph.D.

Harvey Kwiyani is a Board member of Sindima Memorial Institute of Arts and Technology. He is a graduate of Chancellor College with a degree in mathematics. He taught at Malosa Secondary School and was Roaming Manager at Celtel, Malawi. He taught leadership and church planting in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, France, Poland, before pursuing higher theological education in missions in London and Birmingham, United Kingdom, and St. Paulís Minnesota, U.S.A. He has contributed chapters to two books and has more works in five different publications.


Linda Sindima, Manager and Treasurer

Miss Sindima assumed the dual positions of Manager and Treasurer in 2009. She has seen the development of Sindima Memorial Institute of Arts and Technology right from the very beginning. Miss Sindima studied accounting. She oversees all the operations, finances, as well as payroll management and purchasing of the parent organisation of Sindima Memorial Institute of Arts and Technology, Blantyre North Relief Project.


Andrew Mitchembo,

Projects Officer Mr. Michembo has been associated with developments of Sindima Memorial Institute of Arts and Technology, beginning with the making the bricks to the construction of the buildings on the Campus. Mr. Michembo was a development officer in World Vision where he was for 24 years prior to his present position.



THE VICE-CHANCELLOR

Silas Ncozana, Dip. Theo., Dip. Admin. M.Th, Ph.D.

Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Church History is the Executive Administrator and Chief Academic Officer of Sindima Memorial Institute. He has diplomas in theology from Malawi, Zimbabwe, Kenya, and University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. He earned his Masters degrees from USA and Canada, and a Ph.D. from University of Aberdeen, Scotland. He is the former General Secretary Blantyre Synod, Moderator of C. C. A. P. General Assembly, Youth Director for the Synod of Blantyre of the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian, and travelling General Secretary of the Student Christian Organization of Malawi. He was a member of the Central Executive of All Africa Conference of Churches and also a member of World Alliance of Reformed Churches and World Council of Churches. He taught at the legendary Fort Hare University in South Africa. Dr. Ncozana was at Zomba Theological College, where he taught and served as an interim Principal. He is an accomplished scholar with several books and articles, and on the editorial of Transformed: A Malawian Theological Journal.

Dr. Ncozana was a leader of the Public Affairs Committee, He was appointed Ambassador to Tanzania and later to Germany, Austria, the Vatican, and World Trade Organisation in Switzerland. He chaired the board of TVMalawi. Recently, he was appointed to a government commission on establishing six public universities where he chairs the commission's subcommittee on infrastructure. He has set up small village polytechnics, safe water projects, village youth development programmes, working with orphans, and he has led in building a local village health clinic, a green energy clinic where solar provides energy for everything, lights, water, and equipment. Ambassador Ncozana is a builder; everywhere he has been and in every position he taken, he has spearheaded a construction project. Ambassador Professor Ncozana, is a clergyman, community organiser and developer, a statesman, diplomat, teacher and scholar.




Instructional Staff: 96% have doctorates in their field of specialisation.

Secondary School Instructors: All have Masters degrees



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