Dr. Ivan Aksentijevich

Dr. Ivan Aksentijevich

President and founder

Ivan Aksentijevich earned his Medical Doctor Degree from the University of Belgrade, Serbia in 1986. He moved to the United States with his wife in 1989 and completed his training in Hematology and Medical Oncology at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Today, he works in a private practice in Alexandria, VA.

To fulfill his need to give back to his ancestral land and the people who have shaped him in what he is today, he founded SAMA in 2009.

Mr. Zoran Mladenovic

Mr. Zoran Mladenovic

Treasurer

Zoran is an engineering professional, currently working for Texas Instruments as CTO for Embedded Software and Tools. He graduated from the University of Belgrade: School of Electrical Engineering in 1986, and moved to the USA in 1988. He has held various engineering positions with several established and start up companies in the Washington, D.C. area.

Zoran has been actively engaged with SAMA since 2013. He is driven by the desire to help his home country, and the understanding that improving health care services is probably the best way to help people have better lives in Serbia.

He currently lives in Bethesda, MD with his wife Jelena. They have two daughters, Dejana (law student) and Irena (student at UMD).

Mrs. Zlata Jovanovic

Mrs. Zlata Jovanovic

Member at large - Washington DC

Mrs. Danka Milojkovic

Mrs. Danka Milojkovic

Member at large - Washington DC
Branko Palikuca

Branko Palikuca

Member at large - Chicago, IL
Verica Senicic

Verica Senicic

Member in Serbia
Dr. Milos Jokovic

Dr. Milos Jokovic

Member in Serbia
Predrag Pantelic

Predrag Pantelic

Member in Serbia
Aleksandra Savic

Aleksandra Savic

Member and President of SAMA Canada

Aleksandra Savic
Born, raised and had her first job as a physic teaches in Pancevo, Serbia. Holds M.Sc. in Geophysics from Belgrade University where she worked at the Faculty of Mining and Geology for 6 years before coming with her husband to Canada in 1994. For two decades, she worked as a geophysicist for various mining companies while raising two children, a daughter currently at the university and a son in a high school. Presently Aleksandra lives with her family in Oakville Canada, and she is a high school math and physics teacher in the Greater Toronto Area.