Full Time & Part-Time Staff


Mihai Lehene

Founder, Romanian United Foundation
Oana Dobrean-Urzica

ROCO Executive Director
Diana Gini

Diaspora Development Director - RUF
Georgiana Merdariu

Chief Engagement Officer
Irina Nedeljkovic

RUF Core Team Member, ROCO Events Team Coordinator, "Trips To Romania" Program Manager
Romina Ionascu

Executive Assistant
marina ceclan

Excellence Center Director, Ottawa (Canada)
Amalia Fret

Human Resources

Project-Based Consultants


Edith Alibec

Digital Marketing Expert
Lavinia Nedelcu

Tech Team/Website & UX
Alina Simpetru

Branding Expert, Strategy Consultant
Oana Sindean

Volunteer, Math Online Coordinator, Ottawa

RUF Core Team


Ligia Apostoaia

Secretary of the Board, CEO of MDL Investments
Tamara Ardeleanu

Director of Volunteer Engagement, Owner at Metromed Advanced Skincare
Mihaela Livanu

Community Partners Director
Adina Sandu

Tech Support/Events
Miruna Zamfirescu

Founding Member, Reporting Officer, VP of Fundraising

Active RUF 2024 Volunteers


Tamara Ardeleanu

Director of Volunteer Engagement, Owner at Metromed Advanced Skincare
Mike Dinescu

Founding Angel, RUF Ambassador in Irvine, CA
Stefania Suciu

Supporter of ROCO, the Romanian Community Center

ROCO Core Team and Volunteers


Onita Circu

Honorary member of ROCO, Gala Fundraising Committee Chair
Oana Dobrean-Urzica

ROCO Executive Director
Cristina Haidau

Volunteer, ROCO Edu Chapter Lead, Supporter of ROCO
Irina Nedeljkovic

RUF Core Team Member, ROCO Events Team Coordinator, "Trips To Romania" Program Manager
Adina Sandu

Tech Support/Events
Paula Telcian

ROCO Chicago: Community Outreach Liaison


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