DIRECTORS OF RUSSIAN HERITAGE.  2019-2020.

 

Evguenia Davenport                                                                                                                                                                                                               

 

Evguenia Davenport teaches at the University of South Florida with a special interest in Russian Language and Literature and Spanish Language and Culture   She has been active in Russian Heritage book group, having facilitated the discussion of Russian literary classics.  She has also led student groups to Latin America.

 

 

 

Zina Downen

 

Zina Downen has been a member of Russian Heritage almost from the beginning and has served many terms on the Board of Directors.  She is a successful business woman and has worked with her husband John on numerous projects.  She has been a frequent participant and planner for the Russian Winter Ball.

 

 

 

Sam Mandelbaum

 

Sam Mandelbaum is a successful lawyer with a strong interest in Russian history and culture.  He has represented Russian clients in his      work and has enjoyed being a part of the Russian activities, including the Russian balls for many years.  This is his first time on the Board of Directors.

 

 

 

Julia Radivilov

 

 

Julia Radivilov is from St. Petersburg, Russia and has a strong interest in the two St. Petersburg.  She also has been contributing in a big way to the Russian Heritage Facebook page and working on projects with the two St. Petersburg.  

 

 

 

Inna Ruefle

 

 

Inna Ruefle seems to be remaining incognito in this her first year on the Board of Directors.  We look forward to her enthusiasm and her interest in making a contribution to our organization.

 

 

 

 

Natalia Scarberry

              Nalalia                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Natalia Scarberry works as an event planner for the Imagine Museum.  She is from St. Petersburg, Russia and has been actively promoting two St. Peterburgs programs.  She also has worked as a docent at the Salvador Dali Museum and has been involved in many local art projects.

 

 

Mary Stenov

 

 

Mary Stenov had a long and distinguished career as an art teacher in Saudi Arabia and St. Petersburg, Florida.  She has also been an active participant in Russian Heritage, the Russian American Club, and the St. Petersburg International Folk Fair Society (SPIFFS), serving on the board of all three organizations for many years.  She has strong interests in Russian music and Russian cuisine

 

 

Zhanna Thomas

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Zhanna Thomas is creative designer from Odessa who produces stylish clothing and fancy set designs.  She is well connected to many groups in the Russian American community and has supported many Russian Heritage projects such as the SPIFFS Folk Fair and the Winter Ball.