The Urban Foundation for Sustainable Development (UFSD) is a non-for profit organization. It is the  spin-off of the Urban Institute (Washington D.C.) team that successfully implemented a multimillion USAID funded Earthquake Zone Recovery Project in 1999-2005. The UFSD was legally registered in April of 2004 with the aim of utilizing the team’s expertise and experience in a number of areas: Democratization and Human Rights Integrated Community Development, and Regional Cooperation.

The Board of Trustees Staff
Armen Varosyan
Nune Ghazakhetsyan
Executive Director
Armine Tukhikyan
Hayastan Stepanyan
Sashure Kalashyan
Chuck Specht

Advisory Board

Anke Ruige
Antonella Valmorbida
Raymond Struyk
Steve Anlian
Wolfgang Amann

Admin and Finance Staff

Karine Gharibyan
Chief accountant

Armenuhi Vanoyan
Administrative and HR Manager

Mher Harutyunyan

Project Staff

Armine Tukhikyan
Component Lead

Hayastan Stepanyan
Component Lead

Armen Varosyan
Chief of Party

Samvel Nazaryan
Team Leader

Rubina Devrikyan
Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor

Gayane Sargsyan
Project Coordinator

Susan Marukhyan
Communication and Social Marketing Expert

Nonna Margaryan
Local Project Coordinator

Karen Hovhannesyan
Local Project Coordinator

Hermine Varosyan
Project Officer

Margarita Terzyan
Project Officer

Yelena Mamajanyan
Project Assistant