The Goals of CYC
G1. Develop and implement a comprehensive
G2. Promote the development of cultural programs
within local chapters of member organizations and provide a vehicle for
the reporting and dissemination of these programs and content to others.
G3. Promote events on a district or provincial
basis to better utilize human and financial resources so as to create
a more exciting and appealing final product.
G4. Create a database of human resources
that are "experts" in various fields of Ukrainian culture.
G5. Promote CYC concepts, ideals and events
in the media. G6. Develop programming geared towards cultivating strong
G7. Create and promote resources for effective
management of an organization. G8. Ensure that all members are aware of
and practice the tenets of effective leadership.
G9. Strengthen the relationship between C.Y.C.
(U.S.R.L.) and the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada.
G10. Act in consultation with the Church
on politically sensitive issues.
G11. To encourage members to lead lives based
upon principles of self-respect, self-reliance and resourcefulness and
to guide their lives by the highest moral and ethical standards.
G12. Nurture the growth of CYMK
G13. Provide support to component organizations
in areas of fund raising and membership recruitment. G14. Develop leadership
programs utilizing the richness and expertise within the CYC membership.
The Objectives of
1. Produce print material promoting its aims
and objectives as well as those of its component organizations.
2. Organize workshops and educational opportunities.
3. Provide a format for wording resolutions
4. Develop a meeting guidebook.
5. Develop a web site.
6. Ensure that all component organizations
have fax and email capabilities.
7. Develop a national newsletter.
8. Model effective leadership behaviors.
9. Develop and circulate a data-collecting
questionnaire to component organizations regarding the 'expertise' available
among members related to various fields of the Ukrainian culture.
10. Produce a media kit.
11. Establish a liaison process with UOCC.
12. Develop and implement a financial plan.
13. Develop and implement a marketing plan.
14. Employ part-time or full time paid staff
to facilitate implementation of these objectives.
15. Provide financial and human resource
assistance to CYMK related to membership recruitment and programming.
16. Develop a resource manual of fund raising
strategies and educational programming activities.
Board of Directors
President - Dr. Peter Kondra, Hamilton
Vice-President - Dennis Kuchta, Edmonton
Secretary - Darcia Moskaluk-Rutkay, Toronto
Treasurer - Michael Kalimin, Toronto
Past President - Dr. Tony Harras, Regina
Directors at Large
Director for Communications - Daria Olynyk, Toronto
Director for Culture - Christine Zwozdesky, Edmonton
Director for Leadership - Jars Balan, Edmonton
Chaplain - Fr. Bohdan Hladio, Oshawa
President, CYMK-UOY - Max Kowalchuk, Winnipeg
Representative of Ukrainian Women's Association of Canada - Elaine Harasymiw, Edmonton
Representatives of Affiliate Organizations
Bill Strus - President, SUS Foundation of Canada, Oakville
Mark Olynyk - Director, St. Vladimir Institute, Toronto
Tania Mysak - Chair, St. John's Institute, Edmonton
Steve Senyk - Chair, St. Petro Mohyla Institute, Saskatoon
Alicia Klopoushak - Ukrainian Museum of Canada, Saskatoon