The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mariana Savka as the UCC National Outreach and Program Coordinator.
“I am very glad to welcome Mariana to the UCC team,” stated Paul Grod, National President of the UCC. “As we continue to expand and enhance our programming, Mariana’s work with provincial councils, local branches and member organizations will be crucial to ensuring the success of our community’s many exciting initiatives.”
Mariana Savka studied at the University of British Columbia, the Niagara College of Applied Arts and Technology and Ivan Franko National University in Lviv in the fields of management and translation. She has previously worked in several capacities in management, marketing and administration.
An active member of the Ukrainian community in BC, Mariana has volunteered with UCC BC Provincial Council and Ukrainian Vancouver Newspaper, as well as with Young Women in Business, and the Immigrant Services Society of BC. Mariana is one of the founders of Ukrainian Youth in Vancouver, community organization that brings together students and youth, and supports newcomers.
The National Outreach and Program Coordinator will work closely with UCC CEO Ihor Michalchyshyn and UCC National staff in Ottawa and Winnipeg on managing projects and events related to UCC priorities; developing and overseeing a UCC community outreach strategy and assist with research on public policy.