Ruzanna Martirosyan


Name: Ruzanna Martirosyan
Title: President
RUZANNA MARTIROSYAN Cell. 055986502 E-mail: [email protected] Tel.: (374 10) 340 675 home Yerevan 0078, Markaryan 2nd Avenue 1/1, apt. 4 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 2003-Present President of ECOGENERATIN NGO May 23, 2011-Present US Department of State, USA Funded Project “Solar Drier Site to Promote Food Security and Renewable Energy Project” , Armenia Project Director July 2010-May 2011 Center for Environmental Projects of the Ministry of Nature Protection of Armenia, • Coordinator of “Ecotourism in Khosrov Reserve” Project • Regional Coordinator of Aarhus Regional Centers, OSCE June 12, 2009-December 2009 Parks, Recreational and Community Services Department of the City of Glendale, California, USA Project Manager for the following Capital Improvement Projects Working on 5 Different Projects: 1. Environmental Impact Assessment of the Sports Complex “Site A” in Verdugo Mountains; 2. Planning and Establishment of a Bike Park/Campsite-San Rafael Hills” 3. Planning and development of Project Proposal and required documentation for establishment of a Campsite in Verdugo Mountains, Glendale, California; 4. Establishment of Hiking Trails in Verdugo Mountains- Catalina Verdugo Trail” 5. Post Fire Rehabilitation of Deukmejian Wilderness Park after the Angeles Forest Fire” April 2007-March 2008 “Management Plans for Sevan and Dilijan National Parks” SOFRECO, France Project Coordinator/Interpreter April 2006-April 2007 “Democratic Youth Centers in National Parks of Armenia” US Embassy, “Biodiversity and Landscape Conservation Union” NGOs Project Director April 2005-May 2005 “Promotion of Ecological Education at Secondary Schools” Tufenkyan Foundation / “Ecogeneration” NGO Project Director August 2004-March 2005 “Democratic Ecogeneration” «Biodiversity and Landscape Conservation Union» NGOs , US Embassy in Armenia Project Manager October 2001-July 08, 2008 “Natural Resources Management and Poverty Reduction Project” World Bank, Ministry of Nature Protection Project Coordinator/Interpreter March –June 2002 UNEP, “National Action Programme to Combat Desertification in Armenia” Project Coordinator/Editor of the Report September 2001-October 2002 “Protected Areas Management and Biodiversity Conservation of Sevan and Dilijan National Parks”, Project, LTS Great Britain, Project Coordinator/Interpreter September 2000-October 2001 “Environmental Impact Assessment group of NRMPRP”, ERM Great Britain, Project Coordinator December 2000-September 2001 Preparation Team of “Natural Resources Management and Poverty Reduction Project” World Bank, Ministry of Nature Protection, ARCADIS EUROCONSULT Administrator November 1999-2001 The World Bank Resident Mission Mission Coordinator, Interpreter June 2000-September 2000 Armenian Development Agency Deputy Assistant October 1999-June 2000 Audit of “Irrigation Development Project” of the World Bank and the Ministry of Agriculture Team Coordinator/Interpreter June 1999 –October 1999 The World Bank Bibliographer/Data Base Consultant 1998-June 1999 United Nations Development Program Reference Assistant to the Resident Representative 1997-1999 USAID Yerevan Office Translator, Interpreter 1995-1997 Yerevan Abovyan’s State Pedagogical Institute “Imastaser College” Instructor of Teacher Training Program 1993-1995 American Haigazian University College Library Manager and Registrar 1986-1993 Science Research Institute “Agat” Computer-Engineer Translator of technical documentation EDUCATION EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP & PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS July 12, 2008-June 12, 2009 Hubert Humphrey Fellowship Program Certificate awarded by the Government of the United States of America, signed by Barak Obama and Hillary Clinton January 21-23, 2009 Developing Executive Leadership, American Management Association, San Francisco, USA October 31, 2008-February 27, 2009 Executive Program in Leadership Excellence Humphrey Fellows Executive Program, University of California, Davis, USA October 2008 Global Leadership Forum Leadership, The Seven Revolutions, Copenhagen Consensus US Department, International Institute for Education, Washington DC, USA December, 2008-March, 2009 Project Management, UC Davis Extension, California September 2008-Autuman 2009 Community and Regional Development, Planning for Livable Communities, UC Davis, California January, 2000-2003 The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants Glasgow, United Kingdom Foundation Stage January- May 1999 UNITED NATIONS Leadership and Management Program Yerevan, Armenia NATURAL RESOURCES, ENVIRONMENTAL AND AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS February 21 to 26, 2009 Sustainability, Natural Resources and Human Security Denver, Colorado, USA October 2007 “Management Plans for Ramsar Sites for Central, Southern and Eastern Europe” Federal Agency for Nature Conservation, Academy for Nature Conservation Isle of Vilm, GERMANY March, 2009 Super-CDM: Market Transformations for Combined Solutions to Climate Change, Poverty & Health Inequality, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, California, USA November 13, 2008 Rethinking UK’s Policy Path for Delivering Energy Demand Reduction from the Residential Sector Environmental Change Institute, John Muir Institute of the Environment, University of Oxford February, 2009 Renewable Energy-Wind, Solar, Biogas, Biodiesels University of California, Berkeley, USA November 21 to 23, 2008 Global Food, Energy and Water Crises, Asilomar, California, USA December 2 - 3, 2008 Local Food Systems Davis, California, USA October, 2008 Renewable Energy/ Pacific Southwest Organic Residual Symposium, Local Health and Natural Resources Management Agencies of Northern California, USA November, 2008 Biodiversity and Environmental Preservation. Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources. UC Davis: John Muir Institute of the Environment November, 2008 Sustainable Organic Farming, California State University, Chico, USA September 2008 Agricultural EXPO, Sacramento, California June 2011 Value Chain Training, World Vision Armenia NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS/COURSES University of California, Davis United States of America, 2008-2009 Environmental Impact Assessment Global Climate Change Environmental Policy Analysis Conservation Biology Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Land Planners Environmental Monitoring Plants for Gardens, Orchards and Landscapes Tourism and Recreational Management Sacramento State University, USA January 2002 Botany Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia Postgraduate Studies “Sustainable Management of Protected Areas” 1982-1986 Yerevan Polytechnic Institute Faculty of Tourism and Recreation ENGINEERING, MASTERS DEGREE 1981-1986 Yerevan State Polytechnic Institute Faculty of Electronic Computers ENGLISH LANGUAGE COURSES UC Davis Extension Center, Orientation and Training Program July -October, 2008 Critical Thinking Intercultural Communication Advanced Communication Skills Advanced English Grammar Advanced Composition 1993-1994 American Haigazian University College English Language Program 1981-1986 Yerevan State Polytechnic Institute Faculty of Technical Translation, Yerevan, Armenia English, Armenian and Russian Languages 1971-1981 English Language Secondary School No. 102 Yerevan, Armenia Author of various official documents, including grant and credit agreements, operational manuals, management plans, laws, project proposals and appraisal documents, reports, terms of references, etc. Work experience with the World Bank, UNDP, UNDPI, USAID, LTS Great Britain, ERM Great Britain, SOFRECO France, ARCADIS EUROCONSULT, SIDA, Sweden, GEF, BfN Federal Agency for Nature Conservation, Germany, Glendale City, USA, others. Languages: Perfect Academic in English, Russian, and Armenian; Computer Skills: Windows Based Applications, Microsoft Office, Geographic Information Systems-GIS User of WIN/ISIS (library and documentation related) Program in Armenia Publications: several articles in Davis Enterprise, UC Davis Centennial, etc. Public Speaking Presentation at UC Davis Extension Center, UC Davis Humphrey Program, for citizens of Davis, CA, Glendale City, etc. Designated as an Honorary Citizen of the City of Davis, California

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Apr 22, 2013 / 0 Comments / in Eco Products, Solar Energy, Climate change, Green consumerism

Ecogeneration NGO is providing nutritional healthy dried fruits to millions of poor through applying our unique mechanism for promoting wholesale of dried fruits from urban and rural micro producers, our new zero waste drying technology, and use of Solar Processing Demo Site by different households.

Ecogeaneration NGO has established a unique Solar Demo site to be used for demonstration and promotion of solar appliances. A solar drier is established and is producing dried fruits and berries using the local produce. The Demo site is also used for demonstration campaigns for entrepreneurs, businessmen, NGOs, producers and the public from Armenia, Georgia and the region.