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Our Leadership

UMD Board

Board of Directors and Officers
A global Board of Directors governs UMD, which manages the business and operations of the organization. The Chairman and Secretary of the Board host monthly conference calls and an annual in-person Board meeting. The UMD President, a full-time employee of the organization, sits on the Board in a non-voting capacity, and undertakes the day-to-day UMD operations together with UMD’s interns out of the Washington, D.C. office.
Aleksandar Mitreski

Aleksandar Mitreski

Vice President and Chair of UMD Advisory Council
Dimitar Nasev

Dimitar Nasev

Director of Economic Development
George Peters

George Peters

Secretary
Kristina Dimitrievski

Kristina Dimitrievski

Generation M Global Co-Chair
Lidija Stojkoska

Lidija Stojkoska

Treasurer
Ordan Andreevski

Ordan Andreevski

Director of Australian Operations
Petar Petrovski

Petar Petrovski

Generation M Global Co-Chair
Stojan Nikolov

Stojan Nikolov

Chairman of the Board
Trajko Papuckoski

Trajko Papuckoski

Director of U.S. Operations

UMD Team

Management & Organisation
UMD’s team of professionals working with our partners across the world to promote our work, network and contribute to Macedonia's global communities.
Alastair Stewart

Alastair Stewart

Senior Communications Advisor

UMD Advisory Council

UMD Advisory Council
UMD’s Advisory Council guide UMD’s policies and priorities. It meets four times each year to explore and discuss major issues facing the Macedonian community.

Global Representatives

UMD representatives from around the world
UMD strongly believes in thinking globally and acting locally, thus the UMD Regional Representatives ensure UMD is involved in each local Macedonian community.
Argie N. Bellio

Argie N. Bellio

UMD Indiana Chair
Deana Janceski

Deana Janceski

UMD Michigan Chair
Dr. Aleksandra Fortier

Dr. Aleksandra Fortier

Dallas, Texas Chair
Gjorgji Gjeorgjievski

Gjorgji Gjeorgjievski

UMD Seattle/Washington State Chair
Gordana Mirkoska

Gordana Mirkoska

UMD Washington, D.C./Maryland/Virginia Chair
Ilija Vlcevski

Ilija Vlcevski

UMD London, UK Chair
Konstantin Nakovski

Konstantin Nakovski

UMD Cleveland/Ohio Chair
Marija Georgievski

Marija Georgievski

UMD Director of National Advocacy
Marija Malinovska

Marija Malinovska

UMD Los Angeles/California Chair
Mishko Josifov

Mishko Josifov

UMD Miami/Florida Chair
Olivera Jankovska

Olivera Jankovska

UMD Houston Texas Chair
Robert Pasquale

Robert Pasquale

UMD Australia Treasurer
Vera Arsova

Vera Arsova

UMD New York City Chair
Zaklina Zulumovska

Zaklina Zulumovska

UMD New Jersey Chair

Generation M

Generation M Board and Regional Representatives
UMD’s young leaders program Generation M has a Board of Directors and Regional Representatives. Generation M’s Global Chairman is a one-year rotating position and serves as a liaison to the UMD Board.
Emilija Dimitrievski

Emilija Dimitrievski

Vice-Chair of Canadian Operations
Filip Simeski

Filip Simeski

Secretary
Kristina Dimitrievski

Kristina Dimitrievski

Generation M Global Co-Chair
Luka Petrusevski

Luka Petrusevski

Chair of Canadian Operations
Natasha Carovska

Natasha Carovska

Chair of US Operations
Petar Petrovski

Petar Petrovski

Generation M Global Co-Chair
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What others are saying

George Voinovich

I am grateful for the support that your organization gave me while I was a member of the United States Senate in our efforts to have Macedonia become a member of NATO and the European Union.

George Voinovich

Former Ohio Senator
Paul D. Wohlers

It is my pleasure to recognize UMD for its decade-long role in helping move Macedonia closer to its goals, including full integration into the Euro-Atlantic Community…I urge all of you, collectively and individually, to remain engaged on Macedonia’s issues and to further Macedonia’s economic and political development by working to advance the democratic ideals and reforms that are needed to move Macedonia forward.

Paul D. Wohlers

United States Ambassador to Macedonia
Martin O’Malley

For ten years now, the United Macedonian Diaspora has worked to promote the interest and needs of Macedonians and Macedonian communities within Maryland and across the world. Through your work, you have brought Macedonians together and strengthened the connections between the Republic of Macedonia and other nations.

Martin O’Malley

Governor of Maryland
Mario Hristovski

With the full support and backing of UMD, Macedonia’s youth can step up and declare that Macedonians not only exist, but are proud to take on the challenge of working for a better Macedonia.

Mario Hristovski

Dragan Gjorgiev

The UMD Bitove scholarship program helps elevate Macedonian individuals to positions of influence by equipping each recipient with the resources to climb the ladder of success.

Dragan Gjorgiev

UMD Bitove Scholarship Recipient

Annual Reports

Please find UMD’s most recent annual and financial reports, reflecting our organization's policy of accountability to our supporters and the public.

2019 Annual Report

2018 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report

2016 Annual Report

2015 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report

2012 Annual Report

2011 Annual Report

What We’ve Accomplished

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