Nicky Amore, Local Service Project Director
Sophia Lukatya, International Service Project Director
Sophia Pearl Lukatya is an educator and lifelong learner. Her first interaction with Rotary was when she was 17 as an exchange student with Rotary International in Venezuela. Her experience in Venezuela was formational, from that point forward she focused her studies and career in education and intercultural understanding. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and World History and Literature from Lesley University in Boston, and her Master’s Degree in International Education and Bilingualism from Universidad Camilo José Cela in Madrid.
Dovile Svirupskaite, Social Director
Dovile joined the Rotaract Club of Chicago in April 2018 after graduating from Western Illinois University with her Bachelor's degree in Law Enforcement, Justice Administration and Political Science. She has been a member of Rotaract since 2014, previously serving as the President at Western Illinois University. In her free time, she likes to try new restaurants in the city, go to the beach, and travel.
Donner Kahl, Rotary Relations Director
Donner grew up in Reno, NV and graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a degree in Statistics. He now works as a research analyst for an economic consulting firm, Global Economics Group. He was a Rotary Youth Exchange Student in Los Angeles, Chile in 2010-11, attended the Rotary Youth Leadership Association, and was president of Reno High School’s Interact from 2012-2013. He is excited to be involved with Rotary again, this time as Rotary Relations Director.
Lauren Pugliese, Membership Director
Lauren grew up in the northern suburbs and returned to the Chicago area after graduating from The College of Wooster in 2017, where she earned her BA with a major in Sociology. In high school, Lauren was an Interactor and participated in RYLA, so becoming a Rotarator seemed like a natural fit. For Lauren, the best part about Rotaract is being around other young professionals who are motivated to make an impact on the community. In her free time, she enjoys running and doing yoga.
Geoffrey Ravoire, PR Director
Geoffrey is a French citizen and a recent Chicago transplant. Before joining the Rotaract Club of Chicago, Geoffrey was involved with Rotaract in Monaco, New York City, and finally Shanghai where he spent the previous 4 years. An avid traveler, Geoffrey is always excited to meet people from new states and countries, and to make travel recommendations to friends. As a marketing and PR professional with a Masters degree from a French Business School, Geoffrey is committed to bringing new opportunities and more awareness to the Club.