Our Board of Directors 2011-2013


oyungerelOyungerel Tsedevdamba

2006 Yale World Fellow, USA
2004 MA in International Policy Studies from Stanford University, USA
1993 MBA in international business from Moscow School of International Business, Russian Federation
1991 Three months English language course at the National University, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
1988 Bachelor in Planning Economy from Sverdlovsk (now Ekatheringburg) Institute of National Economy, Union of the Soviet, Socialist Republics (USSR)
1983 Golden Medal of Excellent Studies at graduation of the secondary school # 1, Muren, Khuvsgul Province, Mongolian People’s Republic (MPR)

Work experience
Political and civil service positions
2012-present: Member of the State Great Hural (Parliament) of Mongolia (elected from Khan-Uul, Baganuur and Bagahangai districts of Ulaanbaatar city)
2011-2012 Non-staff Advisor to the President of Mongolia, Tsakhia Elbegdorj
2009-2010 Advisor (on Human rights and Public Participation) to President of Mongolia, Tsakhia Elbegdorj
2004-2006 Advisor to Prime Minister of Mongolia, Tsakhia Elbegdorj
2004 Assistant to Prime Minister of Mongolia, Tsakhia Elbegdorj
2000-2003 Advisor to a Member of Parliament, Lamjav Gundalai
1998-2000 Head of the Majority (Democratic Union Coalition) Staff of the Parliament
1998 Personal assistant to Prime Minister of Mongolia, Tsakhia Elbegdorj
1996-1997 Assistant to the Vice Chairman of the State Great Hural (Parliament), Tsakhia Elbegdorj
1993-1996 Senior officer of the National Social Insurance Office
1991-1992 Chief of the Labor and Social Security Division of Huvsgul Province  

Political Affiliations
2010- present President of the Democratic Women's Union
2000-present Member of the National Consultative Committee of the Democratic Party
2000-present Board member of the Democratic Women's Union
1997-2000 National Conference Member of the National Democratic Party (which later co-founded the Democratic Party)
1997-2000 Board Member of National Democratic Women
1997-2000 Board Member of National Democratic Youth Organization "New Generation"
1992-1997 Board Member of Huvsgul Province National Democratic Party
1991-1992 Chairperson of the Renaissance Party (which later co-founded the National Democratic Party) in Huvsgul Province
1992 Central Committee Member of the Renaissance Party

Business positions
2008 – 2009 Director, Oge Co.,Ltd
2007- present Author and public speaker
2003 Reporter on contract for the website EuroAsiaNet
1998-1999 Lecturer of History of Economic Thoughts, University of Trade and Industry, Ulaanbaatar
1997-1998 Office manager, Mongolian Privatization project
1996-2004 Translator on contract for different organizations and projects
1991 English language course teacher, Muren, Khuvsgul province
1988-1991 Sales manager of the Huvsgul province Supply and Procurement Company, Muren, Khuvsgul province
1988 Assistant Accountant of the Huvsgul province Supply and Procurement Company, Muren, Khuvsgul province

Volunteer experience:
2007- present President of Local Solutions Foundation, an Ulaanbaatar based NGO
2004-2007 Private fund raiser for civil society and individual initiatives
2000-2004 Executive Director of Liberty Center, an Ulaanbaatar based human rights watchdog

ichinhorlooIchinkhorloo Maam

2009 "Food Security” course Omaha, USA
2007 Postgraduate program, Mongolian Technical University
2004 “Public Administration Reform and hygiene and controlling infection and hygiene” training, Mongolian Academy of Management
2000 “Principles and practice of controlling risk” trainer-teacher course
1998 Postgraduate program food technology, Mongolian Technical University
1996 English beginning and intermediate course, Mongolian Youth Federation
1994 “Food security control and management” course, Ministry of Health Mongolia
1991 Postgraduate program for doctors, Alma-Atintsk Doctor’s Postgraduate Institute, Alma Ata, Russia 1983 Postgraduate program for Hygiene doctor, Medical University of Mongolia
1979 Bachelor of Hygiene Doctor, Medical University of Mongolia

Work experience:
2010 – present  Board Member, Health and Security NPO, Mongolia
2008 – 2010 State Food Hygiene Inspector, Bayanzurkh District Office
2003 – 2008 Health and Education Control Inspector, City Professional controlling Agency
1997 – 2003 Hygiene Control Inspector, Chingeltei Ditrict Office
1983 – 1997 Hygiene Control Inspector, Bayanzurkh Ditrict Office
1981 – 1983 Hygiene and Infection Control Inspector, City Governor’s t Office
1979 – 1981  Hygiene Control Inspector, Dornogobi Province Governor’s Office

mungunchimegMungunchimeg Buriad

1986-1990 Bachelor of Piano, Accompanying, Teaching, Gnessin’s Music College, Moscow, Russia
1978-1986 Music and Dance College, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Work experience:
2001- present:  Company Pianist, The Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, USA
1998-2009 Pianist, the School of Ballet, Chicago, USA
1992-1993 Pianist, Opera, Sofia, Bulgaria
1990-1998 Pianist, Opera, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

2006 Independent concert, USA
2007 Tour concert, east to west coast USA
2002 Joint concert with Mongolian performers around USA
2010 “Ayanii Shuvuu” Mongolian musician Khangal’s Memorial Concert, Washington DC, USA

2004 Chicago Immigrant Achievement Award, the American Immigrant Law Foundation

solongoDr. Solongo Purev D.M.D.

2008:  Certificate of Successful Completion of Standard Proficiency in Soft Tissue Laser
2008:  Completed Level II Postgraduate Program in Esthetic Dentistry, University of MN
2007:  Completed Level I Postgraduate Program in Esthetic Dentistry, University of MN
2005:  Invisalign Certification, Minneapolis, MN
2002:  DMD School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
2003   General Practice Residence, Hospital Dental Clinic, University of MN
1990:  DMD Stomatology Department, Medical University of Mongolia

Work experience:

2004- present: General Dentist, Dental Health Center of MN, St. Louis Park, Minnesota  
2002- present: Part time General Dentist in the Boynton Dental Clinic at the University of Minnesota

Volunteer experience:
Good Samaritan Dental Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota
Dental Mission Trip in Dominican Republic
"Give Kids a Smile" event by providing free dental care for kids 2-18 years of age

AAWD (American Association of Women Dentists)
AACD (American Association of Cosmetic Dentists)

purevsurenPurevsuren Gombojav


2008-2010 Master of Arts in Non Profit Administration, Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO
2004-2006 Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), National University of Mongolia
1993-1996 Bachelor of Arts in Education, Mongolian National Language University 

2007 TOEFL Course, American-Mongolian Joint SANTIS Educational Center
2006 Leadership Training, organized by Prison Fellowship International, held in Hong Kong
2005 American Constitutional Law seminar, organized by Handong International Law School of Korea and Regent University School of Law of America
2004 Leadership Training, organized by Prison Fellowship International, Tokyo, Japan           
2004 International Business Law seminar organized by Handong International Law School of Korea
2003 Abolishing Death Sentence seminar, organized by Amnesty International
1998 Intermediate English course, English for Special Purposes Institute, by the scholarship British Embassy in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
1997 Intermediate Course in Business English, Conducted by Mongolian Business Development Agency                      
and European Union TACIS project 

Work experience:
2001-2008 Deputy Executive Director, Office and Project Coordinator, Prison Fellowship International Mongolia
1996-2001 International Relations and Project Officer, Court Decision Enforcement Agency, Department of Justice, Mongolia

International Activities participation:
2005 Prison Fellowship International Council Meeting, Hong Kong
2004 Prison Fellowship International Asian Region Caucus Meeting Tokyo, Japan
2003 Central and East Asian Lawyers Conference, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
1998 Asian Pacific Correctional Administrators Conference, Vancouver, Canada

Volunteer experiences:
2009- Volunteer Feed My Starving Kids, Aurora, IL
2009- Northern Illinois Food Bank
2004 Member of UN Human Right Theme Group
2003-2004 Co-Lecturer for Human Rights lesson for students of Police Academy Mongolia

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