Friends of Mongolia Officers

Friends of Mongolia is operated by Officers that manage the day-to-day operations.  These officers serve without salary as volunteers, and they are elected by FOM members.

1917054_10153816366393766_1184680795426624283_nCo-Director, Mongolia: Sarangoo Dambajav
Sara studied Economics in India. She’s been working on anti-corruption, youth and development programs.

Co-Director, U.S.A.
: Caitlin Thomas

Caitlin Thomas grew up in Fairfax Station, VA and graduated from Virginia Tech with a BA International Studies with a concentration in Business and Minor in Spanish in 2009. After college, she worked in the Fairfax County Public School system, teaching and coaching lacrosse while she was applying for the Peace Corps. Caitlin left for Mongolia in May 2011. She worked and lived in Bayan-Ulgii, Mongolia, a region home to the Kazakh population, as a English Education volunteer. She applied for a third year and stayed on as a remote Peace Corps Volunteer Leader. She returned home in August 2014, and was teaching English as a second language until she found a position at Peace Corps HQ in January 2015. She currently works in the Placement Office at Peace Corps, doing legal clearances for all volunteers. She is scheduled to start a Masters in International and Comparative Education at Columbia in Fall 2016. She is passionate about anything to do with Mongolia and loves and misses the country very much.


: Evan Donnelly

Hailing from The Old North State, Evan Donnelly is originally from Raleigh, North Carolina. After earning his undergraduate degree in History Education from North Carolina State University, Evan volunteered with the United States Peace Corps. Serving in Mongolia from 2012 to 2014, Evan was an English Teacher in Sant, Uvurkhangai. Upon the completion of his service, Evan spent a few months extensively traveling through Asia before returning stateside. Evan now lives in Washington, D.C. and works in the Office of Finance of the Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration.


998642_10153759946050114_167201912_n (1)Membership Coordinator
: Tselmegtsetseg Tsetsendelger

Tselmegtsetseg (Tselmeg or Tee) Tsetsendelger has extensive experience working in rural Mongolia from teaching English at the Amarbayasgalant Monastery to implementing her own project in Khongor. She currently continues to work in International Development with a larger geographical scope. She is excited to continue her dedication to Mongolia with others who are also passionate about the country and development.


Communications Coordinator: Position Open

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Non-Officer Volunteers

Immediate Past Co-Director:  Kate Borkowski

General Volunteers: Shannon Moore

Database Guru: Ashlee Christian

Interested in helping out? Email and let us know where you’d like to help.

Officer Position Descriptions