Egle Lauzonyte, President
Egle, originally from Lithuania, moved to Chicago two years ago to work at the Consulate General of Lithuania, where she is responsible for Public Diplomacy and Culture. Previously Egle held a position at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, and lived in a few other European countries including Switzerland, Spain and the UK. Egle's Alma Mater is University of Essex in the UK, where she was awarded BA in European Studies and Modern Languages.
In her free time, Egle enjoys performing Lithuanian folk dances, as well as dancing swing and salsa. She also has a great interest in studying languages. Apart of her mother tongue, Egle is fluent in English and Spanish, and has French, Portuguese and Russian backgrounds.
Dennis Evashenk, Vice President
Dennis Evashenk is an Oak Lawn native and an alumnus of DePaul University. Dennis is currently serving as The District 6450 Youth Service Chair and as the Vice President of The Rotaract Club of Chicago. Dennis boasts being featured on Project Travel’s Blog, and having the honor to plant a tree representing the United States at MUÁRO - Museo del Árbol Rotario in Motul, Yucatán, Mexico. Dennis also considers himself a foodie and enjoys indulging in street food, tacos al pastor, "real" Chinese food, and is one of few Americans that enjoys the famously pungent durian fruit.
Michael Salamun, Secretary
Michael joined the Rotaract Club of Chicago in late 2013 after graduating from DePaul University College of Law. Previously he has served as Social Chair and Fundraiser Chair, helping plan many of the club’s social gatherings as well as one of the club’s International Service Project fundraisers held at Revolution Brewing. Michael’s work in Rotaract also includes heavy activity with the local community, whether that involves cleaning up a local beach or assisting with one of his favorite organizations, Habitat for Humanity. Mike is also a self-proclaimed “health nut,” but he is equally happy to share his knowledge of health and fitness as he is to join company for a drink at the local bar.
Mark D'Ambrosio, Treasurer
Mark is a native of the Chicago suburbs, but grew up in Louisiana, where he attended Louisiana State University, graduating with his B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 2016. While at the University, he became a member of the Rotaract Club of LSU and served as the President during the 2014-2015 year and developed a passion for local service projects focusing on education and community beautification. During his free time, he likes to travel and hike, study languages, and fly, having earned his Private Pilot’s License in 2014