Mr. John Dagonas has been elected SAE Coordinator in Canada Region, following the resignation of Costas Menegakis from this position due to his election in the Canadian Federal Parliament.
John Dagonas was born in Mytilini, in 1948. He emigrated to Canada in June 1966, where he resides today. He graduated from the Polytechnical Faculty of the University of Ryerson, the Department of Civil Engineering and the Canadian Institute of Control Surveyors.
For more than 35 years he has been activate in the business area of building construction, beverage bottling, conference centers, receptions and catering. Today, he is considered to be one of the most important Greek businessmen and charity men of the Diaspora, according to a report of SAE Canada.
In 2002, he was named Archon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.