At its Annual General Meeting in Oshawa, Ontario on Saturday, May 6, 2017, the Ontario Provincial Council of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress elected Anna Kuprieieva as President.
Ms. Kuprieieva is an international law specialist with expertise in international trade and investment law, corporate law, competition law, export controls and customs-related matters. She currently works for Citco Canada, an international financial services company.
Ms. Kuprieieva earned a Bachelor and Master of Law Degrees in Ukraine, and an LL.M. in International Law from the University of Ottawa. She is a member of the Ukrainian Bar Association, the Ukrainian Canadian Bar Association and the Associate Member of the Ontario Council for International Cooperation.
In 2014 Anna worked as a Ukraine Crisis: PR & Media Coordinator at the Ukrainian Canadian Congress National Office. Upon moving to Toronto, Anna continued her community involvement with Euromaidan Toronto, assisting with the UCC Ukraine Appeal by providing volunteer legal & document control support for humanitarian and medical aid shipments to Ukraine.
“I welcome the election of another accomplished Ukrainian Canadian woman to the ranks of Provincial Council Presidents,” said Alexandra Chyczij, First Vice President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, National. “The Executive Committee of the UCC looks forward to working with Ms. Kuprieieva as Ukrainian Canadians in Ontario expand and solidify their presence throughout the province.”
The UCC thanks outgoing Ontario Provincial Council acting President Walter Kish and former President Lidia Narozniak for their service and dedication to the community.