Brenda Sapoznikow, Foundation Administrator

Brenda has been actively involved as a volunteer and employee in service organizations both inside and outside of the Jewish community. Fund raising, organizing events as well as advocacy for children with special needs are among the many activities which she has and continues to been involved in. Over the years she has owned and operated several businesses servicing the retail cosmetic industries in Alberta. With her parents, she co-owned multiple locations of Ruby’s Fashions in Calgary.Together with her husband Garry, they have two wonderful sons who are developing their own paths into the future.


Warren Book casual smallWarren Book, Accounting Consultant

Warren has recently retired as the Vice President Finance (CFO) of First Calgary Financial Credit Union.  His career experience of almost forty years also included working in public practice as a Chartered Accountant, working as financial institution regulator, and treasury and investment management.  Warren has been heavily involved in charitable and community endeavours and currently sits on the board of directors of two local not-for-profit organizations.

He has found that retirement has been busier than working.  As well as working with the JCFC as an accounting consultant, Warren devotes significant time to giving back to the community, to family activities with his wife, three grown daughters and grandson, and to trying to improve his golf game.