Executive Team

Marina Kovalyov
Founding President
Director, Arts and Cultural Initiatives
Rina Kirshner
Founding Vice President
Director, BBA Programs in the US and RAF's NSLI-Y Programs in Russia

For additional information about our programs, please e-mail us at info@russianamericanfoundation.org

Program Staff

Regina Shamilov
Director of Community Relations

Phone: 212.687.6118 x 202

Email: rshamilov@russianamericanfoundation.org

Geneva Bernal
Coordinating Director
BBASI NY, BBA Teacher Certification

Phone: 212.687.6118 x 207

Email: gbernal@russianamericanfoundation.org

Victoria Gumennaya
Special Projects & Exhibits

Phone: 212.687.6118 x 203

Email: vgumennaya@russianamericanfoundation.org

Tatiana Dobretsova
Coordinating Director

Phone: 212.687.6118 x 208

Email: tdobretsova@russianamericanfoundation.org

Jade Direnfeld
Coordinating Director
NSLI-Y & Bolshoi PREP Programs

Phone: 212.687.6118 x 201

Email: jdirenfeld@russianamericanfoundation.org

Program details, including featured appearances, are subject to change.

Russian American Foundation, Inc.

1560 Broadway, Suite 500

New York, NY 10036


(212) 687 6118

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