Ukrainian World Congress Board of Directors for 2013-18

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4 October 2013



Ukrainian World Congress Board of Directors for 2013-18

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) has constituted the Board of Directors for the 2013-18 term.

In accordance with the UWC By-laws, the Board of Directors consists of the following individuals: all  members of the UWC Executive Committee, the UWC Past President, representatives from Ukrainian Churches, two representatives from the World Federation of Ukrainian Women’s Organizations (WFUWO), Vice Presidents (two from the United States – one from the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA) and one from the Ukrainian American Coordinating Council (UACC), two representatives from the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) and one representative from the European Congress of Ukrainians (ECU), Australia, South America and Russia), and all UWC Council and Committee Chairs.

The members of the UWC Board of Directors are:

Eugene Czolij

– President, UWC Executive Committee Chair

Jaroszlava Hartyanyi

– First Vice President, UWC Executive Committee Member

Orysia Sushko

– Second Vice President, WFUWO President,UWC Executive Committee Member

Peter Sztyk

– Third Vice President, UWC Executive Committee Member, International Committee for  

    Human and Civil Rights Chair

Stefan Romaniw

– Secretary General, UWC Executive Committee Member, International Holodomor Coordinating     Committee Chair

Zenon Potoczny

– Treasurer, UWC Executive Committee Member

Bohdan Watral

– Financial Officer, UWC Executive Committee Member

Askold Lozynskyj

– UWC Past President

Most Rev. Bishop Peter (Stasiuk)

– Representative of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church

Most Rev. Metropolitan Yurij (Kalistchuk)

– Representative of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada

Marianna Zajac

– WFUWO Representative

Sonja Bejzyk

– WFUWO Representative

Tamara Gallo Olexy

– Vice President (UCCA, USA)

Ihor Gawdiak

– Vice President (UACC, USA)

Paul Grod

– Vice President (UCC, Canada)

Serhiy Kasyanchuk

– Vice President (UCC, Canada)

Vira Konyk

– Vice President (ECU)

Michael Moravski

– Vice President (Australia)

Vitorio Sorotiuk

– Vice President (South America)

Valeri Semenenko

– Vice President (Russia)

Olya Sheweli

– World Council of Ukrainian Cooperatives Chair

Oksana Wynnyckyj

– International Educational Coordinating Council Chair

Iryna Washchuk

– World Council of Ukrainian Social Services Chair

Andrew Futey

– International Council on UN Affairs Chair

Yuri Chopyk

– International Committee on Development of New Ukrainian Communities Chair

Anna Kisil

– International Council on Cultural Affairs Chair

Irene Mycak

– International Media and Public Relations Committee Chair

Laryssa Barabash Temple

– International Sport Committee Chair

Dr. Walter Zaryckyj

– International Scholarly Council Chair

Halyna Masliuk

– International Task Force to Stop Human Trafficking Chair


Media Contact: Irene Mycak

Ukrainian World Congress

145 Evans Ave., Suite 207

Toronto, ON 

M8Z 5X8 Canada

Tel. (416) 323-3020

Fax (416) 323-3250

e-mail: [email protected]


The UWC is the international coordinating body for Ukrainian communities in the diaspora representing the interests of over 20 million Ukrainians. The UWC has member organizations in 33 countries and ties with Ukrainians in 14 additional countries. Founded in 1967 as a non-profit corporation, the UWC was recognized in 2003 by the United Nations Economic and Social Council as a non-governmental organization (NGO) with special consultative status.

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