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STAFF

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SIMON WALLEY

Executive Director

Simon Walley, BA, MCPM, has been employed with MaterCare International since 2000, beginning as Public Engagement Coordinator responsible for promoting MaterCare and its projects related to maternal health in developing countries. Over the years, his responsibilities included fundraising, public awareness, volunteer coordination, initiating, editing and producing resource material, organizing international conferences and preparing national and international proposals and budgets.

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DR. ELVIS I ŠEMAN

Medical Director

Elvis trained in obstetrics and gynaecology in Australia and the United Kingdom (1984-1990) and furthered his studies in France (1990) and USA (2016). In 2023 he became medical director of MaterCare International after retiring as medical lead in urogynaecology at Flinders Medical Centre, South Australia. Elvis is Adjunct Associate Professor at the College of Medicine and Public Health at Flinders University, and actively involved in MaterCare Australia and the Catholic Medical Association of Australia. He also has an interest in restorative reproductive medicine and gained a PhD evaluating laparoscopic pelvic floor repair. Elvis is married to Marija. They have adult children and one grandchild.

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WANDA WHITE

Business Manager

I started working at MaterCare in September 2003 as administrative assistant to the Executive Director.  Since 2009 I have been responsible for all aspects of the accounting department at MaterCare processing donations, ensuring charitable tax receipts are issued according to CRA regulations as well as receiving, transferring and overseeing funds for our projects.

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NORMAND PELADEAU

Project Manager

Normand and his partner Sheila began working in a Kenya Mission in 2006. In November of 2009, Normand started serving as MaterCare's Project Manager in Kenya. 

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