People in VIA
Amb. Adrian Basora, Philadelphia
Clare Brooks, London
Milton Cerny, Washington, DC
Peter Hero, San Jose
Amb. William Luers, New York
Wendy Luers, New York
Jaroslava Moserova, Prague
Lenka Mrázová, Tax Advisor
Dagmar Štěpánková, Prokurista-DMD, v.o.s
Jiří Teichmann, Ernst & Young
Ivan Dvořák, Chairman of the Board, Societas Rudolphina
Ondřej Klofáč, Tax Advisor
Michal Nosek, Chairman of the Board, Plastika, a.s.
Ludmila Nutilová, Economic Consultant
Martin Poláček, Eurokonsult
Danica Siváková JT International, spol. s r.o.
Jan Školník HOBRA – Školník s.r.o.
Václav Šrámek, Tax Advisor
Michal Valenčík, Česká spořitelna, a.s.
As Via's Executive Director, Jiří is responsible mainly for working with
the Board of Directors, Via's financial planning and oversight, communication
with major donors, and strategic program planning. Before joining Via
in 1997, Jiří had worked as a freelance consultant for NGOs and Czech
municipalities. Prior to that, he also worked as a Project Manager and
Management Consultant with a Prague-based consulting firm CS-Project,
Jiří received his Masters degree at the H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. He is a member of several global networks that promote development of community philanthropy. For the past 21 years, Jiri enjoys playing fastpitch softball. Nothing can be better than to hitting a line drive double after a long and stressful work day.
Hana is responsible for the smooth and effective functioning of the program department. She also concentrates on projects supporting nonprofit development including the Non-Governmental Organization Sustainabily Program and the Academy of Social Enterpreneurship. Before joining the VIA Foundation in 2001, she worked as Fundraising Director with an international environmental organization. Her family lives in the countryside where she enjoys gardening. She is especially proud of her herbs and spices garden.
Alexandra has been with Via since its founding in 1997. Originally hired as a financial assistant, she now is the Via Foundation's Financial Director. She was born and raised in Northern Moravia and has participated in numerous training programs focused on NGO financial management.
Alexandra´s hobbies are culture, especially music, sports and traveling.
She is responsible for the planning and implementation of the development program, working with individual donors and foundations since 2011.
Donor Care Specialist
Bára is primarily responsible for realisation of planned fundraising activities and communication with
Tereza is project manager who is working on the VIA BONA Award and The Art of giving magazine.
Markéta is responsible primarily for the T-Mobile Fund as Project Manager.
Ondřej works as a Project Manager. He is responsible mainly for programmes concerning public space improvement.
Alžběta Mattasová has been working as project manager at the Via Foundation since 2006. She is interested in civil society development and personal and organizational development of civil society actors. She always appreciates an international exchange.
Stepan Zelinger is in charge of ViabilityNet, a development program for community leaders. He is also working on a youth philanthropy program (Pomáhej) and a participatory public space transformation program (Místo, kde žijeme). He has an MA degree in International Relations and European Studies from the Central European University.
Kristýna is responsible for the training platform for NGOs called Viadukt as well as the program The Community in Which We Live that supports renovation of public spaces through active participation of local residents.
Office Manager Assistant
Helen Lenda - Community Development and FundraisingTáňa Hlavatá Vít Vohnický