-COMMITTEES-

Standing and Joint Union/Employer Committees

Information about committees is available in Article 16 of the union bylaws. Members who are interested in serving on a committee can submit a request to the Executive Board outlining their interest. All appointments will be made in January and will be for a one (1) year period.

Grievance Committee
  • Leanne Ooms (Chair)
  • Gail Lasiuk
  • Ryan Klassen
  • Cindy Toy
  • Donna Smandych
  • Linda Riopel
  • Bryan Shain
Annual Position Review Committee (Joint)
  • Ryan Klassen
  • Sherri Duggan
  • Erwin Marbella
  • Donna Smandych
Bursary Committee
  • Cindy Toy
Communications Committee
  • Gail Lasiuk
  • Linda Riopel
  • Roger Corpuz Jr.
  • Lisa Shiffman
  • Heather Richinski (Admin Assistant)
Education Committee
  • Ryan Klassen (Chair)
  • Jeff Theis
  • Sherri Duggan
  • Erwin Marbella
  • Alan Bohle
  • Linda Riopel
  • Emma York
  • Shreyas Jois
Employee Assistance Program (Joint)
  • Cindy Toy
Grievance Appeal Committee
  • Alan Bohle
  • Jeff Theis
  • Sherri Duggan
Membership Assistance Committee
  • Jeff Theis
  • Ryan Klassen
  • Sherri Duggan
  • Donna Smandych
Non-Academic Pensions Benefits Committee
  • Jeff Theis
  • Linda Riopel

Occupational Health & Safety Committee (Joint)
  • Cindy Toy (chair)
  • Alan Bohle
  • Ariana Verbonac
  • Cindy Thomson
  • Nathan Grimard
President’s Service Awards Committee (Joint)
  • Vacant
Retirement and Long Service Social
  • Heather Richinski (Admin Assistant)
  • Lisa Shiffman
Social Committee
  • Shelley Hurley
  • Ryan Klassen
  • Donna Smandych
  • Erwin Marbella
  • Roger Corpuz Jr.

Strike Appeal Committee
  • Executive board, as per bylaws
Women’s Committee
  • Gail Lasiuk
  • Lisa Shiffman
  • Donna Smandych
  • Cindy Toy

Negotiating Committee

The Negotiating Committee is a special ad-hoc committee that is established at least two months prior to the expiry of the Local’s Collective Agreement and
automatically disbanded when a new Collective Agreement has been signed. The function of the Committee is to prepare collective bargaining proposals and to negotiate a collective agreement. The Committee shall consist of the President and four (4) members from and elected by the current Executive Board. The CUPE National Representative assigned to the Local shall be a non-voting member of the Committee.

2021 Negotiating Committee
  • Bob Jones
  • Ryan Klassen
  • Jeff Theis
  • Sherri Duggan
  • Erwin Marbella
  • Will Bauer (CUPE National Representative)
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