City of Residence: Edmonton
the Ukrainian Canadian Congress presents the Ukrainian Canadian Youth Leadership Award of Excellence to David iVIakowsky in recognition of his commitment and leadership skims in SUMK and the Ukrainian Self-Reliance League, and especially his ability to focus an organization on youth issues.
David Makowsky has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta. He is the recipient of numerous scholarships and awards. Currently, he is a senior interpreter at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage V illage.
David Makowsky has been an active member of CYMK for many years holding positions on the executive of St. John’s Cathedral branch and the Alberta/British Columbia regional executive. He has been the Vice-Pres ident and President of the National Executive of CYMK, demonstrating strong leadership at national and regional conïerences. He has also beeri working with all Jevels oí the Ukrainian Self-Reliance League, focusing on the needs of CYMK, in order to create a viable and relevant organization. He has successfully led productive think tanks regarding the Ukrainian Self-Reliance League and CYMK and chaired a committee to rewrite CYMK by-laws so that the organization’s objectives are current to youth today. Pte is the First Vice-President of the Ukrainian Self-Reliance League of Canada.
David ivlakowsky has a passionate commitment to the Ukrainian Canadian community and continues to p!ay n leadership role.