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RoCo Board

Volunteer positions. Elected annually from the Council and by the Council.

  • Defines the high-level Mission
  • Approves the Director
  • Approves New Council Members
  • Approves the Committees
  • Approves the Annual Program and Annual Budget
  • Works extra hard to promote RoCo in our community
Codrut Birsan

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!"
Nicoleta Roman

Mezzo-Soprano, RUF Ambassador & VP of Donor Relations, RCCC Ambassador
Romanian-American Mezzo-Soprano Nicoleta Roman has been a prominent member of the Romanian community in Chicago for over 23 years. She is fond of her Romanian heritage, constantly promoting her values through her voice.
Alina Cumpan

Founder: Authentic Society, Founding Member of RUF, Founder: Chicago Community Council, Volunteer, Honorary Member of ROCO, the Romanian Community Center
I believe in Unity, in long-lasting programs, and in open doors for the ones that are willing to build bridges to a beautiful tomorrow. Join us today!
 
Adrian Nechiti

Founder: Vox Maris Band, Founder: Chicago Community Council, RCCC Ambassador, Supporter of the Romanian Community Center of Chicago
I always felt that something was missing in our Community, in Chicago, a central point of connection for our people. It was a dream "if somebody would open a Community Center for all of us, that would be nice ..."
 
Mihai Lehene

President and Founding Member of RUF
Mihai is a Founding Member and the President of RUF. Passionate and caring, Mihai’s goal is to inspire all around him to be better and help each other, especially his fellow Romanian Americans.
 
Marian Petruta

Editor In Chief: Lumea Libera; Founder: Chicago Community Council; Honorary Member of ROCO, the Romanian Community Center
De 15 ani activez in presa de limbă romană din Statele Unite, iar despre comunitatea românească din Chicago am scris și am promovat-o frecvent. Consider că este absolut necesar constituirea unui Centru Comunitar care să deservească românii din zonă.
 
Constantin Nicolae

Founder RoActTheatre, Founder Chicago Community Council, RCCC Ambassador
Art is the best way to preserve and promote our origins and traditions. We need a Community Center to keep us together. I believe in the power of culture and I’m sure this center will open many doors for our artists around Chicago. Proud to be part of thi