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The Greek Community of Toronto is governed by a hierarchy of decision-making bodies. The principal governing body of the Greek Community of Toronto is the Board of Directors.
List of Presidents of the Greek Community of Toronto from 1964:
The General Assembly is the supreme body in the decision making structure of the GCT and comprises of all the members. The General Assembly meets once a year to consider and approved the Community budget, auditor's report on the financial statements, changes to the by-laws and in an election year elects the members of the Election Committee.
Mr. Peter Palmer (Polymenakos): 1964-1967
Mr. Paul Kanas 1967-1971
Dr. Leonidas Polymenakos 1971-1982
Mr. Christos Antoniou 1982-1986
Prof. John Mylopoulos 1986-1988
Dr. Anastasios Karantonis 1988-1992 and 1998-2000
Dr. Athanasios Foussias 1992-1998
Mr. Costas Menegakis 2000-2010
Mr. Crist Geronikolos 2010
Dr. George Gekas 2010
Mr. Nikona Georgakopoulos 2010-2013
Mr. Andonis Artemakis 2013-present
Current Board of Directors:
President & CEO of Resources Renewal Group
Past President of Cretan's Association
Past President "Greektown on the Danforth" BIA
Founder of "Taste of the Danforth"
Past GCT Board member and Chair of the Cultural Department.
Nikona Georgakopoulos CPA,CA,CFP,TEP
1st Vice-President & Treasurer
Past President GCT
Managing Partner: DiBrina Sure Financial Services Inc.
Chartered Professional Accountant
Certified Financial Planner
Trust & Estate Practitioner
Hermes Iordanous B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc., P.Eng
VP & Secretary-General
President & CEO Novramedia Inc.
University of Waterloo Alumni
Employed by Ontario Hydro for 23 years and worked as a Consultant with Capgemini for Fortune 500 companies.
Past Board member of the International Works Council (IWC-EU)
Past President Cypriot Community of Toronto
Past President Cypriot Federation of Canada
President of Carnforth SelfStorage
Past President Cretans Association of Toronto
Michael was born and resides in Toronto along with his wife and 3 kids.
Chair: Finance & Audit
Financial Advisor, Banking Professional
Past Board member of the "Hellenic Home for the Aged"
Anastasia (Stacy) Ganogiannis-Reid B.A., B.Ed
High School Teacher - Health and Physical Education
Coach Girls and Boys Basketball, Volleyball and Badminton.
Recipient of the Colin Hood Award
Coached Basketball Teams that became Ontario Champions.
Recipient of the Toronto Garden Contest in 2010;
MDP Development of Girls Basketball U15 – York University 2004 OBA – certified Basketball Coach, CPR-First Aid
Vanessa Kiryttopoulou, MBA
Her aspiration is to help keep the Greek language & culture alive in the city of Toronto
Semela (Sam) Setetidis
Sam has been working in the Financial Sector for many years in various capacities. Currently she is a Bank Manager with RBC.
Sam, born and raised in Toronto, is a true product of the Greek Community;
Chair of Associations
Born in Cyprus, married with 3 children, Financial Sector Professional.
Served as a President, 1st Vice President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary of the Cypriot Community of Toronto.
Presently president of the Cyprus Canada Chamber of Commerce.
Senior Account Executive at East-Side Chevrolet
Member of the Greek Community of Toronto for over 30 years
Banking Manager/Financial Professional
Treasurer at Hellenic Hope
Treasurer of the Kozani Association
Director at Yonge and Bloor Fashion Apparel Agency
Importer and Distributor of Greek fashion brands in North America
Bachelor Degree in Business Administration
Volunteer in GCT events
Chair: St. Demetrios
Serving the Greek Community for over 15 years.
Church Committee member for St. Demetrios
Member of GCT Board of Directors.
Volunteer for many years in all the GCT events.
Vice Chair: St. Demetrios
Chair of St. Demetrios Church Committee of GCT for 10 years.
Volunteer for 40 years in all the events at St. Demetrios
Past Vice President of Pan-Arkadiki
Chair: St. Irene's
Volunteer for many years at St. Irene's Church
Member of the Church Committee
Chair: St. John's
Greek Community volunteer for over 13 years
Past VP of Associations Department
Served as Treasurer at St. John's
Chair of Virgin Mary
Chair of Virgin Mary's Church Committee of GCT for 6 years.
Long serving Member since 1963;
Worked at Virgin Mary's with youth groups encouraging them to participate.
Always present to provide his services as a volunteer in all GCT events (St. John's Festival, Taste of the Danforth, etc.)
Past President of Alogonion-Taigetos Association
Published author and member of the Greek Community of Toronto for over 45 years