First Vice President | Ukrainian Canadian Congress National
Andrea Kopylech is the Associate Director of Advancement with the Faculty of Arts at the University of Alberta.
She started her career as a communications professional, writer and editor in the magazine publishing industry, transitioning into fundraising. Andrea has honed her skills in grassroots efforts, supporting organizations both local and national in scope as a fundraising consultant, and has further specialized her skills in Major Gifts at St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation in Saskatoon, and the University Hospital Foundation in Edmonton. She is a graduate of the University of Alberta (BA), a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and holds CFRE certification.
Currently Andrea volunteers on the UCC National Executive Board as 1st Vice President, Chair of the Fundraising Committee and remains an active past Chair of the Ukrainian Canadian Arts Network. She has served over 9 years with UCC National in several capacities, as well as having volunteered with UCC Saskatoon, UCC Saskatchewan Provincial Council, and UCC Alberta Provincial Council in the past.
Being an active part of her local community, she also sits on the Ukrainian Bilingual Parent Advisory Society board as Vice President, is a member of the Contemporary Ukrainian Studies Program Advisory Council with the Canadian Institute for Ukrainian Studies at the University of Alberta, and is a member of the board with Nuit Blanche Edmonton. She is passionate about Arts, Culture & Heritage and building strong communities.
Andrea lives in Edmonton with her husband and 3 children.