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Four candidates declared in first online election for Region 5 representative on HSA Board of Directors

Four candidates have been nominated to represent HSA members working in Region 5 on the union’s board of directors.
 
The candidates in the election are Ramzan Anjum, John Christopherson, Carla Gibbons, and Jill Slind.
 
The successful candidate will assume the position of Regional Director for a two-year term at the conclusion of HSA's 2019 annual convention. Candidate statements will be included with voting information sent to members by email or postal mail.
 

Two candidates declared in first online election for Region 3 representative on HSA Board of Directors

Two candidates have been nominated to represent HSA members working in Region 3 on the union’s board of directors.
 
The two candidates in the election are Mojtaba (Moji) Borairi and Cheryl Greenhalgh.
 
The successful candidate will assume the position of Regional Director for a two-year term at the conclusion of HSA's 2019 annual convention. Candidate statements will be included with voting information sent to members by email or postal mail.
 

Nominations open for HSA president

HSA’s 2019 annual convention will include an election for the position of president. The two-year term begins at the adjournment of the 2019 convention, set for April 4 and 5, 2019 in Vancouver.
 
The president is HSA’s senior elected officer, and acts as the CEO of the union, overseeing the union’s day to day operations, including staffing and budget management. The president is the union’s primary spokesperson and ensures that the policies and decisions of annual conventions and the board of directors are carried out.
 

Hale elected to HSA Board of Directors

HSA members in Region 8 have elected Cherylee Hale as their representative on the union’s Board of Directors. Her election is effective immediately for a two-year term that ends at conclusion of HSA’s annual convention in 2020.

Hale is a cardiology technologist working at Penticton Regional Hospital and Kelowna General Hospital. She has also worked at Kootenay Lake Hospital and Trail Regional Hospital. For 28 years throughout her working career, she has been an active union member, initially with HEU and then as an HSA member.

Election for Region 8 representative on HSA Board of Directors underway

During the coming weeks, HSA members in Region 8 will have an opportunity to elect their representative on HSA's Board of Directors.

The position was left vacant at the end of the recent HSA annual convention, as no member was nominated at the original call for nominations. After a second call for nominations in a byelection,  the position closed with two members declaring their candidacy:

Ayers re-elected to HSA Board of Directors

HSA members in Region 10 have re-elected Mandi Ayers to serve a two-year term as their representative on the union’s Board of Directors.  The term begins at the conclusion of the union’s annual convention on April 28, 2018.

Ayers is a medical laboratory technologist at Bulkley Valley District Hospital in Smithers where she has worked for the past 30 years.  She has been involved in HSA her entire working career.  

The other candidate for the board position was Brent Erskine, a PACS administrator.

Hay re-elected to HSA Board of Directors

HSA members in Region 6 have re-elected Nancy Hay to serve a two-year term as their representative on the union’s Board of Directors.  The term begins at the conclusion of the union’s annual convention on April 28, 2018.

Hay is a social worker at St. Paul’s and Lions Gate Hospitals, and has chaired the union’s Political Action and Education committees, in addition to serving as an active member of the CESA, COPS and Resolution committees. 

The other candidate for the board position was Theo DeGagne, a psychologist.