We have 2 full-time employees and one part-time. As President of the organization, Mihai Lehene is not taking a salary, but he is still engaged full time in building RUF.

Mihai Lehene

Founding Angel 
Board of Directors 
Member 
President and Founding Member of RUF. President of FORA
Founder  Volunteer (full)  Teacher 
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.
 
Cosmina Ungur

Member 
Admin, Supporter of ROCO, the Romanian Community Center
Volunteer 
Cosmina lives in Chicago with her son and husband. She moved from Targu Mures more than a decade ago where she earned her Masters in Economics.
Andreea Rebaltescu

Communications Director, Supporter of ROCO Chicago, the Romanian Community Center
Volunteer 
CEO & Founder of Sun Media Shine Digital Marketing Agency and Cora Phenix Entertainment. Graduated from Gheorghe Dima Music Academy in Cluj, Romania, and studied drama at the University Babes Bolyai in the same city, entertainer and published author.
 
Georgi Merdariu

Founding Angel 
Member 
Founding Member, Marketing Director, Ambassador and Supporter of ROCO, the Romanian Community Center
Founding Member  Volunteer  Teacher 
Georgiana is bringing extensive experience in Communication & Marketing gained from her previous roles as a journalist in the biggest media trust in Romania and coordinator of international campaigns for well-established clients at Ogilvy and Grey G2.
 
Marina Ceclan

Member 
Excellence Center Director, Ottawa/Gatineau
I live in Gatineau with my husband and two children Anna and Luca. I hope one day my kids will look back and think I was a good mom. One of my favorite motto is " We rise by lifting others!"