Presidium of the Rada BNR

Ivonka Survilla

In 1959-1965 Ms Survilla worked for the Belasrusian Service of the Spanish National Radio and taught French at the French Institute in Madrid.

Since 1969 she occupied various positions at the Translations Bureau of the Federal Government of Canada.

In 1989 Ms Survilla established the Search ResultsWeb resultsCanadian Relief Fund for Chernobyl Victims in Belarus.


Siarhiej Navumčyk (Siarhei Navumchyk)
First Deputy President

In 1990-1995 – Member of the Supreme Soviet of Belarus, coordinator of the parliamentary opposition of the Belarusian Popular Front. Co-author of the Declaration of State Souvereignty of the Republic of Belarus adopted in 1990.

Journalist, author of several books about the history of the modern Belarusian statehood in the early 1990s.

Member of Rada BNR since 1997.

Mikałaj Pačkajeŭ
Deputy President

Chairman of the Association of Belarusians in Great Britain since 2013; before that Deputy Chair from 2004 to 2013.

Activist of the Belarusian Popular Front since 1989, founding member of the Young Front. Formerly also member of the International Commission of the Belarusian Popular Front, member of the delegation of the BPF at consultations and negotiations with the authorities under mediation of the OSCE, representative of Partyja BNF (the Party of the Belarusian Popular Front) in verious countries.

Member of the Rada BNR since 2005.

Before 2016 – Information Secretary of Rada BNR.

Since 2016 – Deputy President of the Rada BNR responsible for international relations.

Palina Prysmakova

Alesya Semukha
Information Secretary

Ała Orsa-Romano
Education Secretary

Valancina Tryhubovič

Aleś Kot

Valer Dvornik

Viačka Stankievič (Walter Stankevich)

Alaksandar Starykievič

Pavał Šaŭcoŭ

Uładysłaŭ Jańdziuk