October 4, 2016 – Ottawa, ON
The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to welcome the incoming Board of Directors, appointed at the XXV Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, held in Regina, SK on September 29-October 2, 2016. Over 250 delegates from coast to coast met to set the priorities and establish the leadership of the UCC for the next three years.
The XXV Congress also elected the officers of the Executive Committee, and the Board of Auditors of the UCC. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is the voice of Canada’s 1.3-million strong Ukrainian community and brings together under one umbrella all the national, provincial and local Ukrainian Canadian organizations. The UCC represents the Ukrainian Canadian community before the people and Government of Canada, promotes linkages with Ukraine and identifies and addresses the needs of the Ukrainian community in Canada to ensure its continued existence and development for the enhancement of Canada’s socio-cultural fabric.
“I sincerely thank the outgoing Board of Directors, Board of Auditors and Executive Committee of the UCC, with whom it has been my honour to work for the last three years. They served our community with professionalism, dedication and passion,” stated Paul Grod, who was re-elected National President of the UCC. “I welcome the incoming members of the UCC National team, and I am confident that their commitment and energy will ensure the continued success of the UCC into the future.”
The newly-established Ukrainian Canadian Congress Board of Directors (2016 – 2019) is:
Paul Grod – National President
Alexandra Chyczij – 1st Vice President
Andrea Kopylech – 2nd Vice President
Yaroslaw Borys – Secretary
Walter Dlugosh – Treasurer