CUPE 2081 – Election Notice

Greeting CUPE 2081 Members:

Some of you may have heard that the CUPE 2081 Annual General Meeting is taking place on March 15 at 5pm in Fisher 202. What you may not know is that in addition to having refreshments, we will also be having some exhilarating elections!!

If you are interested in serving in one of the interesting and exciting positions on the 2081 Executive, please refer to the CUPE Local 2081 By-Laws for the position descriptions and the requirements to hold office. I should note that as a general requirement, one must normally have attended three union meetings in the past year to be eligible for an Executive position.  You can find the By-Laws here.

Executive Positions Up For Election:
President (2 Year term) – incumbent Tony Nelson has announced that he is not seeking re-election
Correspondence Secretary (2 Year term) – currently vacant
Communications Officer (2 Year term) – incumbent Earle Thompson is running for another term
Education Coordinator (2 Year term) – incumbent Erynne Grant  is running for another term
Health & Safety Coordinator (2 Year term) – incumbent Ida Colantonio is running  for another term
2 Members-at-Large (1 Year term) – incumbents Ranbir Prihar and Gulcan Barclay are running for another term
Lansdowne Campus Steward (2 Year term) – incumbent Shane Johnson is running for another term
Interurban Campus Steward ( 2 Year term) – currently vacant

Other Elected Positions:
1 Trustee (3 Year term) – incumbent Patrice Palmerino is not running for re-election
2 Health & Safety Committee reps (1 Year term) – current reps are Myra Grypuik and Shirley Wendland
5 Victoria Labour Council reps (1 Year term) – all five positions are up for election
9 Vancouver Island District Council reps (1 Year term) – all nine positions are up for election

If you have any questions about an Executive position or one of the other positions, please feel free to email me or call 250-881-3311.

In Solidarity,

Michel Turcotte
CUPE 2081
Recording Secretary and Elections Chair