Ms. Luciw-Andryjowycz is a health service professional with a Master’s of Science in Administration (Health Services), a Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing and over thirty years of experience in the field of health care and as an active community volunteer. Currently working with the Government of Alberta, Department of Health.
Olesia grew up in the Ukrainian Youth Association (CYM) and took on many roles in the organization before stepping in other community organizations. She is an active leader and mentor, working to engage, educate and advocate for the Ukrainian community. Olesia is active in both the Provincial and National Ukrainian community. She is currently the Past- President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress-Alberta Provincial Council, and serves as the Vice-President of the National Ukrainian Canadian Congress. In these roles, she fosters unity and cooperation for all Ukrainian organizations within the province and works to preserve Ukrainian Heritage, history, culture and language. In addition, Olesia is also active on the National Board of Directors for the League of Ukrainian Canadian Women, Alberta Council for the Ukrainian Arts (ACUA) and a member of the Board of Directors of SHUMKA in Edmonton.
Director/ Member of the “Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies (CIUS) Advisory Panel” and the “Canadian Ukraine Foundation”. Also served as a member of the “Government of Alberta Advisory Council on Alberta-Ukraine Relations (ACAUR)” for the past 6 years.
Awarded the Yaroslav the Wise medal from the Former President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.