District 13 Board members 2020-22

Jane Bordal
Rasa Birutiene
Ellen Skartvedt
Berit Birkelund

 

Karen Marie Hougaard

 

 

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Sigridur Bjornsdottir

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2020-2022 Board

Governor Jane Bordal, ZC Oslo
Jane Bordal was born in 1959. She holds a Master of Management in Human Resources from Norwegian Business School in Norway.  She is also a chemical engineer.  She has an extensive working experience in senior management positions from the shipping industry for about 20 years and for the past 10 years holding a top management position in the Norwegian Public Roads Administration in Norway.  Jane also has an international experience being an expatriate for 5 years in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  For more information, please be welcome to look me up at LinkedIn.
Jane has been a member of Zonta Norway since 2008 and has served as a president for the club from 2014 – 2016.

Lt. Governor Rasa Birutiene, ZC Vilnius
Rasa Birutiene was born in 1966 in Lithuania.  She graduated from Vilnius university in 1990 and obtained a Master degree in Law.  Rasa Birutiene have work in Ministry of Justice from 1990 till 1992, after that she worked as a public Notary in Vilnius, and she is currently working as a Notary in private office in Vilnius. She is an active member in the Lithuanian Chamber of Notaries. Rasa Birutiene have been a member of the Vilnius Zonta club since 2004, she served as vice president, and from 2014 till 2016 she was elected as a President of Vilnius Zonta club. In her personal life, Rasa is married and has daughter. Rasa is an active in social life and intrested in travelling, reading books, also sport. She is also being intrested in learning about cultures of world.

Treasurer Ellen Skartvedt, ZC Egersund og omegn
Ellen Skartvedt was born in 1967. She works as a Finance Manager in the private sector that serves the Oil and Gas production in the North Sea. Ellen became a member of the Zonta Club of Sandnes in 2010. She was elected to the club board as the Treasurer the same year and held that position until 2018 when she transferred to the Zonta Club of Egersund. For the years 2018-2020 she was also appointed as the Secretary for the Area 04 Board. She was elected the Treasurer Alternative for District 13 for the biennium 2018-2020 and has taken the responsibility as Treasurer since the elected Treasurer was unable to do so.

Secretary Berit Birkelund, ZC Naestved
Berit Birkelund was born in 1959. For the last 30 years she have worked as a consulting engineer in a private company, where she have organized and managed an environmental department, which is under permanent development. Berit is concerned mainly with the industrial environment, contaminated soil and groundwater, and mining and quarrying – but do also have great skills in working environment and indoor climate. Today, the environmental topic is a part in every construction projects. Berit became a member of the Zonta Club of Næstved in 2004. She was elected to the club board as Vice Clubpresident in 2007 and she was the Clubpresident for the biennium 2008-2010. For the years 2008-2010 she  was also appointed as the Secretary for the Area 01 Board and as the webmaster of Area 01. She was Area Director 2012-2014. She has been elected treasurer for District 13 for the bienniums 2014-2016 and 2016-2018.

AD 01 Karen Marie Hougaard, ZC Sonderborg
Karen Marie Hougaard was born in 1949 in Aarhus. She lives since 1996 in Augustenborg, Denmark with her husband. They have 3 adult sons. After graduation in 1973, she worked as a teacher and viceprincipal until 1996, when she moved from Aarhus to Als in the southern Jutland to become the headmaster for a public school with 900 pupils and 65 teachers. Later on, she became the head of all schools in the municipality with responsibility directly to the City Council. She retired in 2013. In 1998 Karen Marie became a board member of Zonta Sonderborg, where she has served as Clubpresident a couple of times. She took the initiative to establish the Zonta project “Summer Schools in Eastern Greenland” for vulnarable women. The projects have now been running for 12 years and joined by more than 300 women. Further, at the Zonta Convention in Nice, this project was recognized with the Zonta Service Recognition Award. Karen Marie has joined Zonta Conventions in New York, Melbourne, Texas, Nice, and Yokohama. Karen Marie has served as Vice AD ​​in Zonta Denmark 2018 to 2020.

AD 02 Rima Dabuliene, ZC Alytus
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AD 03 Sigridur Bjornsdottir, ZC Sunnur Hafnarfjordur
Sigridur Bjornsdottir was born in 1967. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business management from University of Iceland. She is working as a Key Account Manager at Icelandair. She has been working for Icelandair for the last 33 years in various positions including  5 years at the office in Oslo Norway.
Sigridur has been a member of Zonta Sunnur Iceland since 2011 taken the role as a member of different committees in her club and has served as vice president and president for the club from 2014 – 2016.
Sigridur is married and has one daughter, one son, one granddaughter and one labrador that she loves to take for a walk. When she is not at work she likes to travel and her new hobby golf takes a lot of her time, trying different golf courses.

AD 04 Siri Meling, ZC Egersund og omegn
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