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HSA seeks Region 8 representative on unions board of directors

HSA is calling for nominations for the position of Regional Director for Region 8, following the resignation of Joan Magee. Magee has served on the unions board of directors since 2004.

The new Regional Director will serve the remainder of the two-year term, which ends at the conclusion of HSAs 2012 annual convention.

Reid Johnson re-elected president of HSA

Delegates to the 40th annual convention of the Health Sciences Association of BC have returned Reid Johnson as president of the 17,000-strong union of health science professionals working in hospitals and communities throughout BC.

Johnson has been President of the Health Sciences Association of BC since April 2007. The union represents more than 17,000 health science professionals in the public health care and community social services sectors in British Columbia.

HSA members re-elect Janice Morrison as Region 9 Director

HSA members in Region 9 have re-elected Janice Morrison to a second term as their representative on the HSA Board of Directors.  Janice is a physiotherapist at Kootenay Lake Hospital in Nelson.

The other candidate for election was Jackie Spain, a medical laboratory technologist at Golden & District Hospital.

HSA members re-elect Marg Beddis as Region 7 Director

HSA members in Region 7 have re-elected Marg Beddis to a third term as their representative on the unions Board of Directors.  Marg is a dietitian at Surrey Memorial Hospital.  

The other candidate for election was Brent Jeklin, a medical radiation technologist at Langley Memorial Hospital.

HSA members re-elect Kimball Finigan as Region 5 Director

HSA members in Region 5 have elected Kimball Finigan to a third term as their representative on the unions Board of Directors.  Kimball is a radiation therapist at the BC Cancer Agency in Vancouver.

The other candidate for election was Ramzan Anjum, a medical laboratory technologist at BC Childrens Hospital.

HSA elections in progress

ELECTION OF REGIONAL DIRECTORS
Elections for Directors in Regions 5, 7 and 9 are currently underway.  Voting packages, including information about candidates, have been mailed to members in these three Regions. Candidate statements have also been posted in the -HSA Elections 2011" section of the unions website.  Members who are planning to vote in Regions 5, 7 and 9 are reminded that your ballots must reach the HSA office by 5:00 pm on Friday, March 18 in order to be counted.

Bruce MacDonald acclaimed as Region 3 Director

HSA members in Region 3 have once again elected Bruce MacDonald as their representative to the HSA Board of Directors. He was acclaimed after the January 27th deadline passed with no further nominations. 

Bruce is a social worker at Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster. He has been a member of HSA since 2000. 

Anne Davis acclaimed as new Region 1 Director

HSA members in Region 1 have elected Anne Davis as their new representative to the HSA Board of Directors.  Anne was acclaimed after the January 27th deadline passed with no further nominations.  Former Region 1 Director, Suzanne Bennett, did not seek re-election.

Election to be held for Region 9 Director

During the next several weeks, HSA members in Region 9 will have an opportunity to elect their representative on HSAs Board of Directors.

Nominations for the position closed on January 27th with two members declaring their candidacy:
 
• Janice Morrison, a Physiotherapist at Kootenay Lake  Hospital in Nelson; and

• Jackie Spain, a Medical Laboratory Technologist at Golden & District General Hospital.

Election to be held for Region 7 Director

During the next several weeks, HSA members in Region 7 will have an opportunity to elect their representative on HSAs Board of Directors.

Nominations for the position closed on January 27th with two members declaring their candidacy:
 
• Marg Beddis, a Dietitian at Surrey Memorial  Hospital; and

• Brent Jeklin, a Medical Radiation Technologist at Langley Memorial Hospital.