Successful Conclusion to the Triennial Meeting


XXX Krajovyj Zjizd 2013

The Ukrainian Youth Association of Canada (CYM) held its XXX Triennial General Meeting March 1 – 3 in Etobicoke, Ontario. The event marked the 65th anniversary as well as the Symon Petliura Etobicoke Branch’s 50th anniversary.

70 delegates representing 10 Branches from across Canada participated in the three-day event. Aside from analyzing its program and discussing new membership strategies, the main focus was to elect a new National Executive:

President – Roman Brytan (Edmonton)

Vice-President – Marusia Shysh (Calgary)

Treasurer – Tamara Tataryn (Toronto)

Educational Council Director – Irka Shust-Dankowycz (Toronto)

Secretary – Olenka Laschuk (Etobicoke)

Organizational Director – Petrusia Hontar (Mississauga)

Referent Druzhynnykiv – Andrij Semaniuk (Winnipeg)

Communications Director – Lidia Jendzjowsky (Toronto)

Director – Marijka Kobylecky (Mississauga)

We would like to express our sincerest gratitude to the host Branch in Etobicoke for having organized a wonderful event, including a banquet with over 500 guests in attendance celebrating the Association’s 65th as well as their own 50th anniversaries.  MNOHAJA LITA !

Leadership Seminar 2013

Simultaneously with the XXX Triennial General Meeting the Association held a Leadership Seminar attended by 30 youth aged 16 – 21 years representing the following branches: Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Etobicoke, Mississauga and Hamilton.

We especially would like to congratulate the six individuals that successfully completed all four modules of the seminar:

Olia Bodnar (Edmonton)

Laryssa Iwaszko (Edmonton)

Matei Leshchyshen (Etobicoke)

Michael Jewczynko (Etobicoke)

Oksana Stech (Mississauga)

Tatiana Lazar (Hamilton)

We wish them all the best in their future endeavours.

To view a copy of the ukrainian press release, click here

Pictures from the Triennial Meeting can be found here

To view the video greetings from all Branches on youtube, click here