Andrew Kwiatkowski




Since 1993, when he began Katika Integrated Communications, Andrew Kwiatkowski has built the company into a thriving marketing services organization. With more than 30 years' experience in the field, Andrew has provided numerous corporate clients with revenue-generating strategic, design, production and publication services and a full range of digital marketing services. Andrew is an active community member and has volunteered his time and fundraising expertise to several charitable organizations including the Gatehouse Centre for abused children, St. Joseph's Foundation, Copernicus Lodge Seniors Home, Pope John Paul II fund for Polish orphans and abandoned children, Polish Veterans Association, and The Knights of Columbus. As a recipient of the 15- and the 20-year province of Ontario volunteer awards, it is evident that Andrew not only believes in giving back to the community but acts on this belief.

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Emily Krula


Vice President


Danusia Figiel

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2019 Present
Danusia Figiel, CPA, CMA, has many years of experience in operations management, business development, accounting, financial forecasting, tax compliance, planning, auditing, project management and corporate organizations. With her strong background in management and finance, Danusia adapts her experience with various national and international companies to implement business development strategies to handle the organization’s financial, human resource, marketing and management operations. Danusia serves on the Board of Directors for many organizations including the Polish Scouting Association, the Polish Combatants’ Association and the Adam Mickiewicz Foundation in Canada.

Renata Rosiek

Renata Rosiek



Renata Rosiek's career has been in hardware, software sales and IT management. Renata also has extensive experience managing retail operations. Renata has served on a Board of Directors for the Nation Association of Campus Computer Stores as well as participating in numerous IT industry advisory boards. Renata's father was previously a resident of Copernicus Lodge. Renata currently has other family members who live at Copernicus Lodge.

Ted Kirke

Ted KirkeDirector


Significant Commercial Mortgage and Real Estate lending experience with a University degree, CGA courses and ACI courses. Manager of substantial asset portfolios. Strong communicator with presentation experience. Advises Credit Union executive in credit and operational risk

Liza Jerome

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A senior fundraising leader with broad experience in major healthcare organizations. A track record of implementing innovative successful fundraising strategies; building loyal donor relationships; reengineering poor-performing programs and developing strong professional teams.

Lucian Grela

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Zygmunt Warszawski


Copernicus Lodge Board Representative



Andrew Papierz

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Andrew Papierz, MBA, C.Dir, is a former Executive Managing Director of BMO Nesbitt Burns. He has over 25 years of experience in the banking and investment sector. His mother currently resides at Copernicus Lodge.

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Helen Hull

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Helen Hull is the wife of the late Marian (Murphy) Hull, one of the key founders and architects of Copernicus Lodge. As the owner of Hullmark Developments, she continues in the footsteps of her husband, propagating the legacy left behind by Murphy.

Wanda Krupa

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