Our Team

Leadership Team

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Nadia Gordynsky
President

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Dina Velychko
Administrastor

Leadership Team Ukraine

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Mila Zarubayko
National Director

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Alla Marivtsan
Chernivtsy Life Center Director

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Elina Brynza
Zaporizhia Life Center Director

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Anya Zhovnir
Lutsk Life Center Director

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Iryna Rozlutska
Odessa Life Center Director

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Natalia Riaba
Khmelnitskiy Life Center Director


Leadership Team Poland


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Lena Timofeeva
Director of “Kobetam na Pomoch” Center, Poland


Save a Life Board of Directors

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Nadia Gordynsky: Chair
Nadia Gordynsky is the founder and president of Save a Life International
Nadia has been a speaker and performer of Christian music for 25 years and has four albums to her credit. During the last years Nadia was actively taking part in the events organized by Ukrainian diaspora in United Nations, New York and Mission to Ukraine at the Ukrainian Embassy in USA. Nadia is married to her husband Volodia and raising three children, Olesya, Luda and Johnny.

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Anelia Ras: Treasurer
Anelia Ras has recently joined the board as the Treasurer. She has been a volunteer at Save a Life International since March 2015. She started out packing donation boxes and soon started helping with the accounting of Save a Life and supporting the annual fundraising banquet.
Anelia loves children and most of her volunteering over the years have been with children or children’s organizations. She truly believes it is our duty to protect the unborn. Anelia is a native of South Africa (based in Pennsylvania) and has business degrees from the University of Pretoria and the University of South Africa. She is married to Pieter and have two children, Lea and Thomas.
In her spare time Anelia likes cooking, traveling and listening to audio books.

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Dr. Stacey Sauchuk : Secretary
Stacey has spent the majority of her career working in a variety of administrative roles in the field of higher education. She currently serves as the Executive Director of Church of the Savior in Wayne, PA. Stacey holds a Bachelor’s degree from Eastern University and a Master’s and Ph.D. in School Psychology from Temple University. She is happily married to Dr. Sergio Sauchuk, Pastor of Grace Ukrainian Baptist Church in Warminster, PA.

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Alex Harbuziuk: Officer of the board
Alex Harbuziuk has served on the board of directors of Save a Life International since its founding.
Born in 1948 in Germany, he was brought to America in 1949 as an infant when his father was called to be pastor of the Ukrainian Baptist Church of Chicago, where Alex has been active for many years serving as a youth leader, choir director and Sunday School superintendent and teacher. He worked as a newspaper reporter and editor after earning a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana in 1971. Alex is married to Luba Kalapuziak. They have a daughter – Christine, a son – David and five grandchildren.

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Volodia Gordynsky: Officer of the board
Volodia Gordynskiy has served on the board of directors of Save a Life International since its founding.
He is web applications developer at one of the schools of Univerisity of Pennsylvania.

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Pastor Ian Ustenko: Officer of the board
Ioann is currently serving as a Senior Pastor of Ukrainian Baptist Church and the Vice President of Ukrainian Baptist Convention in USA. He is married to Olga and they have 5 children.