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Kachmarski Elected Grand President of Daughters of Penelope
Calgary native becomes first Canadian to lead the organization

The delegates of the Supreme Convention of the Daughters of Penelope (DOP) elected Celia Kachmarski, Grand President for the 2019-2020 administrative year.  Elections were held July 5th, at the 97th Annual AHEPA Supreme Convention, Chicago, IL.

Meet Grand President Celia Kachmarski - a 51-year Member of the Order

Initiated into Telemachus Chapter #69, Saskatoon, Sask
Transferred to Erato Chapter #295, Calgary, Alberta
Chapter Offices:
Chapter President, 3 years
Chapter VP, 3 years
Chapter Secretary, 10 years
Chapter Marshall, 3 year
Committees Chaired:
Entertainment, Convention, AHEPA Ball, Education, Bazaar, Chapter 50th Anniversary Celebration, and Penelope of the Year
District Offices:
District Governor, 4 years
Lt. Governor, 2 years
District Secretary-Treasurer, 10 years
District Marshall, 2 year
District Advisor, Maids of Athena, 3 years
District Advisor to the DOP, 4 years
Convention Offices:
Convention Chairman 12 years, Vice-Chairman, Secretary
Committees Chaired:
Scholarship, Budget, Penelope of the Year, Maids of Athena, and Legislation
Grand Lodge:
Grand Vice-President Canada 1984-88, 1993-94
Grand Governor Zone V 2016-17
Grand Secretary 2017-18
Grand Vice President 2018-19
Maids of Athena Advisory Board, 5 years
Supreme Convention:
Convention Secretary 2014
Convention Vice-Chair 2015
Convention Chairman 2016
National Penelope of the Year 2016
Chairman of Canadian Affairs, Grievance, Penelope of the Year and Projects (2 years), Member of Legislation, Budget and Finance, Maids of Athena, Credentials, and Scholarship
DOP Foundation Inc. President (4 years) and Secretary (5 years)
AHEPA Family Charitable Foundation of Canada Secretary (13 years)
Folk Arts Council
Puppets for Peace Board of Directors
Elections Committee, Hellenic Community of Calgary
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