Executive Board

Executive Board members are elected for 2 year terms at the General Meeting in May every year, with a transitional month in June. The President works full time for the local, all other executive members perform their duties in addition to their regular positions. Please see the CUPE 951 By-Laws for a description of their roles and responsibilities.

  • President, Kirk Mercer (2021-2023)
  • Vice President, Pat Shade (2022-2024)
  • 2nd Vice President, Page DeWolfe
  • Head Steward, Barbara Gordon (2022-2024)
  • Secretary, Laurie Whyte, (2021-2023)
  • Treasurer, Michael Rheault (2022-2024)
  • Education Committee, Nykita Downie,(2021-2023)
  • Communications Chair, Amy Issel (2022-2024)
  • Member at Large, Teresa Dixon (2021-2023)
  • Member at Large, Erica Groening  (2022-2024)


Trustees are elected for three year terms that overlap. For a description of the duties of the trustees, please see the CUPE 951 Bylaws.

  • Ashleigh Carlsen (2022-2025) Cell 778-868-3402
  • Susie Dancer (2020-2023) Cell 250 216 0459
  • Stephen Leckie (2021-2024) Cell 250-415-0342

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