John, a native Winnipegger, has just recently retired. He had been employed as a property manager, managing a 55+ Manitoba Housing seniors apartment complex for the past 20 years.
John is involved in his church and in the Ukrainian community. He belongs to Sts. Vladimir & Olga Cathedral where he is currently the 1st vice-chair of the parish council. He is a church trustee and also serves as Eucharistic minister. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus at the Cathedral currently in the position of Financial Secretary. He is also a member of the Knights of Columbus Canon Luhovy Assembly.
His volunteer involvement includes volunteering at Folklorama at the Kyiv Pavilion and at Holy Family Nursing Home during the Christmas season as St. Nicholas for the residents bringing them happiness and joy.
John is completely fluent in 3 languages, English, Ukrainian and Polish.
John has three adult children, Alexander, Steven & Larissa and a grandchild on the way.