RUF team is made up of 3 employees and up to 10 core team volunteers. The large RUF team of volunteers is close to 200.

Ariana Drule

Founding Member, Volunteer Coordinator
Since she moved to Chicago, Ariana earned two Master's degrees, International Public Service and Leadership Communication . Thanks to a local NPO, Upwardly Global, she was able to start her career in the US in international higher education.
 
Cristina Costea

Supporter of the Romanian Community Center of Chicago
Liana Sava

Supporter of RoCo
Ana Nedelcu

Community Director
Curious mind and adventurous soul, always trying to become, never to fit in! Inviting you to #ContemplateDifferentPerspective.
Andreea Mottram

Founding Angel, Sacramento, CA, USA
Bogdan Solomie

Ambassador of the Romanian Community Center of Chicago
Paula Cernucan

Supporter of ROCO, the Romanian Community Center
Just me
Florina Eliescu

Volunteer, Supporter of the Romanian Community Center of Chicago
Dragos Hau

President, Romanul Corp.
Natalia Ghilascu

Editor HORA Magazine, Ambassador of RoCo, Supporter of RoCo
Stefania C. Suciu

Supporter of ROCO, the Romanian Community Center
Ioana Laine

Math Teacher Volunteer
Ioana lives in Tampa, Florida with her two kids and her husband. She believes teaching should be fun and engaging and she is super proud to be one of the first RUF Math Teachers.
 
Gabriela Hanta

Supporter of ROCO, the Romanian Community Center
Since she moved to Chicago, Gabi’s Romanian roots became stronger. She believes in community and giving back and wants her children to be proud Romanians. She’s been a passionate teacher of Italian for over 25 years.
 
Tudor Ancas

VP of Fundraising
Tudor Ancas is a legal services professional having focused over 10 years of his career in the legal field of Intellectual Property. Tudor’s expertise is centered around corporate and law firm portfolio management and brand protection.
Marius Stan

RUF Board of Directors
Marius is internationally recognized as one of the founders of computer simulation of complex phenomena. He was Principal Investigator at the Argonne Laboratory and an Associate Professor at the Univ. of Chicago and Northwestern University.
Constantin Wolf

Ambassador of RoCo, Supporter of RoCo
Adrian Popan

Supporter of the Romanian American Community Center of Chicago
Mihai Pop

Supporter of ROCO, the Romanian Community Center
Geneva Pinte

Supporter of ROCO, the Romanian Community Center
Mihai Leva

Supporter of RoCo
Dan Patrascan

Supporter of ROCO, the Romanian Community Center
Liviu Soneriu

ROCO Business Chapter, the Romanian Community Center of Chicago
Ana Ticus

Supporter of ROCO, the Romanian Community Center
Simona Iosif-Payton

Supporter of ROCO, the Romanian Community Center
Mike Dinescu

Founding Angel, RUF Ambassador in Irvine, CA
Diana Ulici

ROCO Member, ROCO Sports & Entertainment Chapter
Supporter of ROCO, the Romanian Community Center Diana has an extensive background in Sports and Management, and graduated with a Master's in Healthcare Administration from National Louis University in Chicago. Her leadership and experience in the health