September 8, 2021. OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) warmly congratulates Associate Justice Alexander Ilchenko on his appointment to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. From 2018 until his appointment in July, Associate Justice Ilchenko was Vice President of the UCC.
“On behalf of the Ukrainian Canadian community, I congratulate Associate Justice Ilchenko on this important appointment,” stated Alexandra Chyczij, National President of the UCC. “He served as Vice-President of the UCC with dedication, professionalism and passion and made our organization stronger. We will miss his wise counsel. I wish Associate Justice Ilchenko much success in the future.”
During his time at the UCC, Associate Justice Ilchenko played key leadership roles in the UCC Parliamentary Internship Program, the Ukrainian Canadian Bar Association, our work with Veterans’ organizations and on numerous UCC governance and administrative issues.
“For myself and for all of the UCC’s staff, Associate Justice Ilchenko was a wise mentor and teacher,” stated Ihor Michalchyshyn, UCC CEO. “We could always depend on him for astute counsel that made our staff’s work better and more effective. On behalf of our staff, I thank him for his assistance and his service to the UCC and to our community.”