• Performing a diagnostic/strategic review of the operational structure and operation model.

  • Developed and in the process of implementing a Management Performance Goal Review Assessment (semi-annual and annual assessment).

  • Working with the Transaction Advisory Services department of EY, to assess all the HCGM’s real estate assets based on mission, strategic fit, as well as the underlying value and ongoing contribution to the overall organization.

  • Introduced our first ever Town Hall to discuss with members and non-members of the HCGM on topics selected by the community.

  • Successfully renewed our Bank Loan with more favourable terms.

  • Reinstated the media at the monthly Board of Directors meetings, realizing the importance of their presence.

  • Organized first ever Fundraising Gala in 2020, spearheaded by Fundraising Committee Chairman, Dr. George Tsoukas which raised over $300,000!  Followed up with a very successful Radiomarathon in 2021, which has also raised nearly $300,000

  • At the forefront of planning of pandemic measures for our schools, as well as for our churches, employees and workspaces. Pandemic plan for Socrates-Demosthenes in place (with the collaboration of Dr. Chris Karatzios) well before the lockdown was ordered by the government.

  • Worked in conjunction with other groups to offer an enriched cultural experience to our members.

  • Successfully renewed the school license for an unprecedented 4 years plus license to operate pre-K in every campus.

  • General Director, Chris Adamopoulos, selected to advise the Minister of Education on every and all aspects that concern Private Education in Quebec.

  • Introduced online membership registration and renewal. Launched several membership drives and are about to launch extensive suite of membership benefits through the HCGM Perks Program, powered by Perkopolis

  • In 2020, introduced “25 of March Greek Independence Day Online” and to the best of our knowledge was the only Greek Community in the world to put together such a comprehensive day of activities in a matter of days following the lockdown.

  • In 2021, to mark Greece's Bicentennial, we worked with various levels of government on the municipal and federal levels to mark this historic day with a series of special events, culminating with the illumination of important site around our city and most impressive of all, the lighting up in Blue and While of both the Jacques Cartier and Champlain bridges.

  • Set up streaming of services from all 6 of our churches during the lockdown and reinstated live broadcast on MikeFM.

  • Launched Ta Molivia Ston Aera (Pencils in the Air) on MIKE FM, our first ever radio show produced by the children Socrates-Démosthène for all children of Greek origin.

  • Launched Video Series on YouTube TA NEA tou Sxoliou Socrates-Démosthène.

  • Launched our on biweekly newspaper "TA NEA TIS EKMM/HCGM News" with both a print and online edition.

  • In  2021, produced our first ever “Virtual Panigiri” on the South Shore, the first community in Canada to undertake such an initiative and raised almost $20K.  Repeated that success in 2021 

  • Transferred the Foyer hellénique pour personnes agées to the HCGM, becoming an integral part of the HCGM’s real estate portfolio.

  • Completed Phase 1 of St. George Project (the Pedestrian Bridge).
  • Developed a Job Board to bring together Greek-owned businesses looking to hire and Greek individuals seeking work

  • Expanded our Summer Camps program with a new camp on the South Shore in addition to the camps in Montreal and Laval.
  • In close collaboration with the Fundrasing Committee, with with proceeds from their events and significant contributions from the HCGM, undertook the painting of several of our school campuses, and major projects (playgrounds, paving, concrete, major works, landscaping and roof repairs) at Campus Démosthène and the Campus V Annexe, as well as the roof over the Grande Salle of the HCGM community center.

  • Conducted an exhaustive executive search to hire Denis Kotsoros as the new Executive Director of the HCGM.
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