Éva Ekler- My main responsibility in our association is managing office work. Besides this, I am also participating in project work, such as continous monitoring and community organizing. I have a degree in economics from the Budapest University of Economics. I am also member of the directorate of our association.
Melinda Kassai- I am an expert in project development, individual and community development. I have been involved with mobilizing and developing disadvantaged rural communities since years. I have an extensive and widespread, Hungarian and international regional development experience. I am one of the founders of Pro- Cserehat Assocation and Butterfly Development, at the moment I fulfil the role of director. My responsibility is mostly taking care of our associations developmental tasks, at the national and international leve las well.
Judit Magyar Lengyelné- I live in a small village in Borsod county. Within Butterfly Development, my responsibilities are adult- education and managing the work in th gardens. It is also my job to to keep in contact with the municipalities and participate in the local development of the Pro Ratatouille program.
dr. Katalin Nagy- As an EU exper, sociological economist I am mostly working with employment, equality and social questions in their Hungarian and EU contexts. In 2012-2013, I was the director of the research program of the Association about the effects of lowering the social allowance. Int he Pro- Ratatouille program I was involved in planning and practical realization of activities in the settlements. As a directorate member of the Association, I work as a research expert in preparing and executing research activities and I also participate in stategic planning of the Associations’ activities.
Katalin Rethy- I have acquired my Bsc. degree in biology in Budapest and my MSc. degree in agroecology – ecological farming in the University of Wagegningen in the Netherlands. I have completed my professional internship at the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture in Hungary in the topic of short food supply chains and community supported agriculture. I am mostly interested in the social and environmental aspects of organic agriculture, I believe, that with low scale organic farming is a solution to a wide range of problems. At the Association I am responsible for the agroecological supervision and management of the Pro Ratatouille projects, I also write and edit our knowledge – base blog.