Board Members
Mr. Velankanniraj Mahimairaj

    This is Velankanniraj Mahimairaj and I completed my MCA at SJC, Trichy during 1992-1995 batch. I currently live in Downingtown, PA with my wife and two daughters. I have been associated with our Alumni Association ever since the beginning, more than a decade ago. It is always a pleasure to be part of this elite group of people who are always willing to stand for what is good and what is truth in the world. I am always grateful to our College which is the prime reason of my presence in the USA. Let us all unite as Josephites and continue to build a strong network in North America, help each other here and give back to our College. Thank you!!


    Mr. John Britto Peter
    Joint Secretary

      John Britto Peter earned his MCA in 1993 from St. Joseph’s College, Trichy. He is employed as a Director, IT at Kaiser Permanente, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit healthcare organizations. Britto is also serving in Atlanta Tamil Catholic Association community as one of the founding members.
      Britto is married to Indra and have a son, who works for Microsoft and a daughter who is a pre-med and a Fulbright scholar would be doing research in India for 9 months through USIEF (US-India Educational Foundation) affiliated through SJC, Trichy.
      Father & Son earned their master’s degrees together in the same graduation ceremony – Jey in computer science and John Britto in the Executive MBA program in Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.

      Mr. Sakthivel Pichaimani
      Vice - President

        Sakthivel Pichaimani, graduated from St. Joseph’s College, Trichy with MCA degree in 1991. Obtained MBA degree from Southern New Hampshire University, USA. Married to Meenakshi and blessed with two sons Kavin & Navin. Currently working as a Senior Technical Project Manager in KPMG LLP, USA. Sakthi has been part of this elite group since the inception of our SJC Alumni USA Chapter. He is currently volunteering as a Tamil Teacher & Event Manager at Thiruvalluvar Tamil School, Edison, New Jersey. He is also volunteering as a General Council Member in New Jersey Tamil Peravai. Sakthi feels proud and immense pleasure to serve our community and our alma mater!


        Mr. Edward Jayaraj

          Edward Jayaraj received his Bachelor’s degree in Physics in 1991 and earned his Master’s degree in Computer Applications in the year 1994. He is currently employed at Oracle, as a Senior Director of the pre-sales division for Strategic Accounts.

          Edward is strongly influenced by John F. Kennedy’s famous quote on how “the success of any Institution can be measured by the contribution the alumni made to our national life”, and he fervently believes that Josephites should stay united and work together towards serving the betterment of the community and helping the alma mater to excel in educating the needful.

          Mr. Agathiyan John Benedict

            I am Agathiyan John Benedict completed Msc Computer Science 1993-95 and currently living in Washington DC metro area.




            Board of

            Hon. Mr. Nepoleon

              Hon. Mr. Nepoleon, is an Indian film actor, politician and the founder and chairman of the Jeevan Technologies and Jeevan Foundation. He was the Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment in Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s Cabinet.

              Mr. Valentine Paulraj

                Was the last batch of PUC
                Graduated in 1977
                Stayed at New Hostel and survived the worst floods of Trichirapalli
                Was the first batch under an Autonomous SJC and graduated in BSc Physics in 1981

                Prof. Francis Xavier (FFX)

                  Originally from Tirunelveli district, Mr.Francis Xavier completed his M.Phil Mathematics and PGDCA at St. Joseph’s College and started his career there as Assistant Professor of computer science from 1987. Until his immigration into USA in the year of 1998, he was a beloved professor teaching MCA, MSc & BSc Computer Science and PGDCA. With a large group of his former students became best friends, Prof.FFX is living with his family in the state of New Jersey. Prof.FFX wants to extend his love and wishes to all SJC USA reunion participants!

                  Mr. Johnson Sabariar

                    Distinguished Alumni of SJC (1993 MCA) and living in the US for the past 27 years.

                    Accomplished entrepreneur, co-founder and lead volunteer of CATCA, MTA and SJCTAUSAC.

                    Believe in science, support activities to empower humanity and make this earth a wonderful place to live.

                    Prof. Clement Antonisamy

                      Born and brought up from Trichy, Completed studies in 1988 at St. Joseph’s College, Trichy and worked as a Lecturer in the Dept. of Computer Science from 1988 to 1998 at the same college. Happy to have this network of student friends and feeling excited to meet them in person. My best wishes to all SJC Alumni family members.


                      Mr. Subramanian Thangaiah

                        Dr Subramanian Thangaiah, alumni of St.Joseph’s College received his MSc (Chem) degree in 1992 from SJC, subsequently received his PhD from IIT Mumbai is employed in one of government agencies in USA.   Dr. Subramanian’s life has changed completely with two years campus life and study at SJC, and he is faithful for the same. He shows his gratitude by actively participating in SJC alumni events.



                        Mr. Suresh Chinnappan

                          This is Suresh Chinnappan and I completed my MCA at SJC, Trichy during 2002-2005 batch. I currently live in Chicago, IL.

                          Mr. Barthelom F. Joseph

                            This is Barthelom Francis Chelliah Joseph and I completed my BSC computer science during 1988-1991  and MSC computer science during 1991-1993 from SJC.

                            More than 25 years of experience in IT Strategic Planning & Execution, Privacy & Information Security, IT Security & Compliance, ERP Implementations, Software Research and Development etc.




                            Mr. Antony Rajan

                              Antony Rajan, M.Sc Computer Science – 1989-1991  batch. Married to Agnes Rajan, M.C.A 1992-1995 batch. Working as Global E-Commerce Development Manager for AvantorSciences and living in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. Blessed with a daughter and son.

                              Mr. Benjamin Navis
                              New England

                                 I am Benjamin Navis (also known as Thasnavis or Navis). I completed my BSC in Physics and MCA at SJC from 1988-1994. I currently live in McLean, VA with my wife, two daughters and a son. It is an honor to be part of the esteemed SJC Alumni Association, USA Chapter – an active and engaging network of Josephites across North America. It’s been my privilege to serve the Alumni as a current Board member and I hope to see many of you at the Nashville, TN reunion.


                                Mr. Joseph Lidwin Francis

                                  My name is Joseph Lidwin Francis, and I am proud to be a member of the esteemed SJC Alumni Association, USA Chapter. I completed my BSc and MSc in Computer Science from 1991 to 1996 at SJC. Presently, I reside in Dallas, Texas, with my beloved wife and two wonderful daughters.

                                  Currently, I hold the position of Executive Vice President at Dminds IT firm. In this role, I am responsible for managing Dminds’ valuable resources, ensuring that we achieve our organizational goals, and fulfill our obligations to stakeholders.

                                  I am excited to be part of this community and look forward to engaging with fellow SJC alumni.

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