Association Board


Christopher Uschnig was an Ambassadorial Scholar (2012-13) from Austria, who studied and conducted research at Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA. He is an educated biochemist (MSc), who is currently finishing his medical doctorate (MD) in Austria. He is also a member of the Rotaract Club Boston.

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board-07Membership Chair:

Sayedul Hassan is from Dhaka, Bangladesh now doing Masters in Business Administration (MBA) at the University of Dhaka. He graduated from American International University – Bangladesh in Business Administration. He is the current President for Rotaract Club of Baridhara, Rotary International District – 3281.

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David Gau was an Ambassadorial Scholar sponsored in 2011 by the Kennett Square Rotary Club in PA, USA. He studied Biophysics at the University of New England, Armidale, Australia. Currently he is a PhD Bioengineering student at the University of Pittsburgh.


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board-09Public Relations Chair:

Caroline Kowalczyk was a Special Initiatives Grant Scholar sponsored in 2012 by the Orange Rotary Club in CT, USA. She studied Global International Relations at Webster University in five different countries, including: Leiden, NL; Geneva, CH; London, UK; Beijing, CN; and Vienna, AT.

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board-06Project Chair:

April Labaro is the Project Chair for RAAGNE. She went to school at the University of Pacific, School of International Studies where she received her bachelor’s degree in International Relations. She currently lives in Washington, D.C. and works at the American Bar Association as a Program Associate.

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Natalie Rothenberger was a member of the 2009 Rotary Youth Leadership Association and current member of the University of Pittsburgh Rotaract. She is currently a pre-medical student studying Politics and Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh.


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Supporting Members:


Klaus Hachfeld

Klaus Hachfeld was District Governor of D-7910 near Boston USA during 2008–09. Klaus has a passion for promoting projects that bring Rotary alumni and Rotarians together to serve the human need.


board-10Ron Goodenow

Ron Goodenow is a Past President in District 7910. He has helped RAAGNE editorially and as a photographer. He has  a long-standing interest in the use of communications technologies to provide medical and educational services, and has participated in many Rotary projects which use them.



Christopher Smerietschnig

Christopher Smerietschnig is from Austria. Currently, he is doing a Master in Philosophy at the University of Klagenfurt (Austria). He supports the association with his graphical skills.



Past Board Members:

Nicky Bell (2013/14) – Public Relations Chair, Chloe Heung (2013/14) – International Service Chair, Daniella Rabino (2014), Patricia Silveyra (2013) – Membership Chair, Joseph Bernardo (2013/14) – Secretary , Amanda Zeidan (2014) – Project Chair