YMCA-Lviv Team

YMCA-Lviv Team

Youth Board YMCA Lviv

On the May 5th 2018 YMCA Lviv the Steering committee has gathered to create the Youth Board, which consists of future leaders and aimed at implementing projects for young people and make their lives better. As a result of support of our partners KFUM og KFUK i Distrikt Aarhus Lviv youth participated in Social Leadership School, took part in trainings in Aarhus, has established YMCA English speaking club, art club ‘’Something’’ and is going to start the Floorball sport club.

Below are listed goals and duties of each leader:

Volodymyr Berkych
Volodymyr Berkychthe President of the board
founder of the school of media literacy and critical thinking
Solomia Dzhudzhuk
Solomia Dzhudzhukthe Vice President
mental health, sustainable living, gender equity
Valery Fetisova
Valery Fetisova YMCA's English Club
human rights, inclusive society
Marta Nyzhniak
Marta Nyzhniak YMCA's English Club
grant opportunities and strategic partnership
Olga Nikolchuk
Olga Nikolchuk Floorball sports Club
Maryan Hrabovyk
Maryan Hrabovyk Floorball sports Club
Zirka Savka
Zirka SavkaArt Club
Protiah art project
Ivan Soliuk
Ivan Soliuk mental health
social anxiety
Enver Kaneev
Enver Kaneev YMCA's English Club
student exchanges

Steering Committee

Sofiya Burtak
Sofiya BurtakChairlady
PhD in Political Science
Manager of education and gender programs, Cooperation Academy
Filip Hove Kristensen
Filip Hove Kristensen
Chairman International Committee of YMCA Denmark (Copenhagen)
Morten Sorensen
Morten Sorensen
Chairman Local to Local Committee of YMCA-Aarhus
Lutheran pastor in YMCA (Aarhus)

Andriy Bandrovskyi
Andriy Bandrovskyi
Quality Control Lead at SoftServe company (Lviv) (from December 2016)
Roman Ostrovskyy
Roman Ostrovskyy
Vice Rector on education and training at Kyiv Three Saints Spiritual Academy, Bible Theology licensee (Kyiv-Lviv)


Dr Oleksandra Sorokopud
Dr Oleksandra SorokopudCEO
Started organization in 2004.


  • PhD in Political Science, Lviv National University.


  • UNHCR Senior protection assistant (2013 – 2014)
  • Deputy Director at Western region Crimea-SOS network (2014 – 2015).
Dr. Marianna Zhurakovska
Dr. Marianna ZhurakovskaSenior Executive

  • PhD in Business and Economy, Lviv National Polytechnic University.


  • Chairman at Concordi Charity Fund,
  • Program Coordinator at Lviv IT Cluster (2016),
  • founder of volunteer initiative «T-Helpers» (from 2014)
Sevil Kaneeva
Sevil KaneevaHuman Resources Manager

  • Master of Medical Science, postgraduate student in Psychology Master Program, Lviv Ukrainian Catholic University.


  • former UNHCR field assistant
  • experienced volunteer in a social work with IDP
Iryna Vuytsyk
Iryna VuytsykInternational Coordination and Communications

  • MA in International Relations (Lviv National University)
  • MSc in Political Lobbying and Public Affairs (Ulster University, Northern Ireland, UK).


  • Media education manager (Independent Association of Broadcasters, Kyiv, 2011-2013),
  • Press and political officer (Embassy of Japan in Kyiv, 2006-2008)
Yurko Vovkohon
Yurko VovkohonProjects and PR manager

  • MA in Political Science (Lviv National University).


  • Press secretary and project manager of the Art Association “Dzyga” since 2007
  • coordinator of the international festival “Flugery of Lviv”, jazz festival “Jazz Bez”, biennial “The Week of Contemporary Art”

Program Leaders

  • Yaroslav Fedochuk

  • Roman Dzvonkovskyi

  • Mykhailo Balog

  • Oxana Nakonechna

  • Viacheslav Lombrozo

  • Natalka Rybka-Parkhomenko

  • Andriy Vodychev

  • Oleg Stepan

  • Oleg Oneschak

  • Alim Aliev

  • Khalil Khalilov

  • Mykola Pliaskin

  • Taras Beniakh

  • Olexandr Mishchuk

  • Vasyl Kolisnyk

  • Nazar Vytrykush

  • Ulyana Horbachevska

  • Mykola Bereza