Tamara Ardeleanu

Director of Volunteer Engagement, Owner at Metromed Advanced Skincare
Volunteer 
With a formal background in Early Childhood Education and Economics, Tamara advocates a proper and affordable education as the key to developing the future of our society.
 
Codrut Birsan

Member 
Founder: Chicago Summer Opera, Founder: Chicago Community Council, RCCC Ambassador
Romanian music will always remind us, Romanians, where we came from and who we are. That's why we need a Romanian Community Center of Chicago. That's why I am an Ambassador of the Romanian Community Center of Chicago. That's why "I'm in!"
 
Dora Bota

Volunteer 
Passionate about community work and improving the lives of people and animals. Currently working in HR, managing a team of goal-oriented people. Previous experience in humanitarian organizations.
Onita Circu

Founding Angel 
Honorary member of ROCO, Gala Fundraising Committee Chair
Volunteer 
Real estate investor with over 15 years experience in accounting and property management. Graduated from Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania with a Bachelor's degree in International Business
 
Mike Dinescu

Founding Angel 
Founding Angel, RUF Ambassador in Irvine, CA
Volunteer  Teacher 
Full stack engineer working at Amazon/Alexa. Not long ago, breaking the cloud at AWS, building web services at scale to solve BigData problems. Mike lives in San Diego and chose to teach Math to be an inspiration for children, including his two daughters.
Diana Gini

Founding Angel 
Diaspora Development Director - RUF
Staff  RUF Ambassador 
World traveler. Boys mom. Life enthusiast. Born in Oradea but lived from Hungary to Austria, Boston to Dallas and now Madrid-Spain. Former Director at Music Schools International Dallas
Andrei Hahn

Data Admin
Volunteer 
Andrei has a Master's Degree in Public Policy from the University of Minnesota.
Cristina Haidau

Member 
Volunteer, ROCO Edu Chapter Lead, Supporter of ROCO
Volunteer 
Veronica Marcu

Volunteer  Teacher 
Vero loves yoga, reading and indoor rock climbing. She adores children and currently studying to become a pediatric nurse. She believed that reading sparks curiosity, develops little minds and connects children with loved ones.
 
Mihaela Livanu

Member 
Community Partners Director
Founding Member  Volunteer 
Mihaela is a social worker and co-founder of Spera Foundation, a nonprofit that provides educational opportunities for underprivileged children in Romania. She is also serving as an Educational Programs Advisor for SPOC Charity.
Irina Nedeljkovic

Member 
RUF Core Team Member, ROCO Events Team Coordinator, "Trips To Romania" Program Manager
Staff 
I've been volunteering for RUF and Via Transilvanica for a long time, and I absolutely love. I am currently organizing the RUF & Via Transilvanica trips to Romania every year.
 
Constantin Raduca

Founding Angel 
Supporter of ROCO, the Romanian Community Center of Chicago
Volunteer 
Adina Sandu

Founding Angel 
Tech Support/Events
Founding Member  Volunteer 
Graduated from UIC, College of Business, with a degree in finance and works as a Digital Manager at Mainland. Fun facts: prefers a camera, unable to make a choice between hiking a mountain or walking in the sand, an incurable optimist.
 
Ioana Savos

Founding Angel 
RUF Founding Angel, Member of the Chicago Community Council, Honorary Member of ROCO, the Romanian Community Center
Volunteer 
Bogdan Solomie

Member 
Ambassador of the Romanian Community Center of Chicago
Volunteer 
Stefania Suciu

Founding Angel 
Supporter of ROCO, the Romanian Community Center
Volunteer 
Paula Telcian

Member 
ROCO Chicago: Community Outreach Liaison
Volunteer 
A dedicated leader that volunteers through her church and Romanian Community in Chicago. Passionate about teaching her culture, traditions, and faith to children and youth, organizes various social, cultural, and religious events in the community.
 
Raluca Topor
LinkedIn + Holistic Career Coach | Gene Keys 🧬 Student | Speaker | Helping coaches, mentors, spiritual entrepreneurs build magnetic personal brands on LinkedIn & scale their businesses organically
 
Diana Ulici

Member 
ROCO Member, ROCO Fun Chapter Lead, Supporter of ROCO, the Romanian Community Cente
Volunteer 
Diana has an extensive background in Sports and Management, and graduated with a Master's in Healthcare Administration from National Louis University in Chicago.
 
Miruna Zamfirescu

Founding Angel 
Founding Member, Reporting Officer, VP of Fundraising
Founding Member  Volunteer 
Originally from Bistrita, Miruna earned her BA in Economics from the University of Illinois at Chicago and has built her career in the financial markets as an algorithmic trader/quantitative analyst.