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People in VIA

Via International
Advisory Board

Amb. Adrian Basora, Philadelphia

Clare Brooks, London

Milton Cerny, Washington, DC

Milos Forman, New York

Peter Hero, San Jose

Amb. William Luers, New York

Wendy Luers, New York

Jaroslava Moserova, Prague (1930-2006)



Via Foundation
Supervisory Board

Lenka Mrázová, Tax Advisor

Dagmar Štěpánková, Prokurista-DMD, v.o.s

Jiří Teichmann, Ernst & Young



Via Foundation Board of Directors

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.



Via Foundation Staff

Jiří Bárta

Jiří Bárta

Executive Director

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, Ltd.

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 Vosmíková

Hana Vosmikova

Program Director

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 Václavíková

Alexandra Václavíková

Financial Director

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.

Lucie Vokounová

Lucie Vokounová

Office Manager




Olga Zahorbenská

Olga Zahorbenská

Office Manager




Jana Pacalová

Jana Pacalová

Development Manager

She is responsible for the planning and implementation of the development program, working with individual donors and foundations since 2011.

Eva Smith

Bára Jirsová

Donor Services Specialist

Bára is primarily responsible for realisation of planned fundraising activities and communication with the donors.

Tereza Skálová

Tereza Skálová

Philanthropy Development Manager




Kamila Blažková

Kamila Blažková

Project Manager




Markéta Kunešová

Markéta Kunešová

Project Manager

Markéta is responsible primarily for the T-Mobile Fund as Project Manager.

Ondřej Šindelář

Ondřej Šindelář

Project Manager

Ondřej works as a Project Manager. He is responsible mainly for programmes concerning public space improvement.

Alžběta Mattasová

Alžběta Mattasová

Project Manager

Alžběta is responsible primarily for the T-Mobile Fund as Project Manager. After earning a degree in social science in Prague and Dűsseldorf, she worked as a cultural assistant for the German minority in Czech Republic.

Štěpán Zelinger

Štěpán Zelinger

Project Manager




Lucie Voláková

Lucie Voláková

Project Manager




Kristýna Obdržálková

Kristýna Obdržálková

Project Manager




Veronika Bröcknerová

Veronika Bröcknerová

Project Manager




Petr Košek

Jana Kudělová

Project Coordinator




Kateřina Šínová

Kateřina Šínová

Webmaster





On maternity leave

Kateřina Bláhová

Kateřina Bláhová

Project Manager




Adéla Vojáčková

Adéla Vojáčková

Project Manager




Bára Menclová

Bára Menclová

Project Manager





Via Foundation Consultants

Helen Lenda - Community Development

Táňa Hlavatá

Vít Vohnický
Jana Koubková

Last updated: 07/22/2014
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