Our Team at YBVNY consists of teachers with a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. Some are artists, some are performers and some are individuals who have devoted their lives to teaching, but all share a love of learning and a dedication to education and Bulgarian culture.
Pateya Maglova – Musical Director
Evgeni Ninov – Musical Co-director
Rositsa Chilingirova – Bulgarian Language Teacher
Myana Hristova – Early Childhood Education Teacher
Catherine Springer – Bulgarian Folk Dance Teacher
Meglena Zapreva -Creative Workshops Teacher
Kiril Ketev – Bulgarian Bagpipe / Kaba Gaida Instructor
Mersid Mustafov Semka – Tupan instructor
Yana Kalinkova – school principal
Board of Directors:
President of the Borad of Directoirs – Yana Kalinkova
Vice President of the Board of Directors – Zora Boyadzhieva
Treasurer – Stoyan Georgiev
The Board of Directors is elected every two years by the electoral body of the non profit organization YBVNY. The electoral body consists of all the member families of the organization. This system is specifically designed to assure that the organization would continue to serve the interest of the Bulgarian community in the tri state area, the leadership would act under maximum transparency and assures solid check and balance mechanisms.