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2006 HSA Convention to be held April 6, 7, & 8, 2006 in Burnaby

The 2006 HSA Convention is just around the corner. Once again, delegates will have an opportunity to debate issues and help to determine the future direction of our union.

All HSA members are welcome to attend and speak at the Convention, which will be held this year at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown in Burnaby. However, only delegates have the right to vote.

•Therefore be it resolved

HSA members will soon be preparing for the 2006 HSA Convention, to be held April 6, 7, & 8, 2006 at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown in Burnaby.

Conventions are where chapters from around the province determine the future direction of the union. Policies, actions, constitutional amendments, structural changes are all discussed and debated at convention.

Nominations open for Regional Director positions in Region 2, 4, 6, 8, & 10

This year Regional Director elections will take place in Regions 2, 4, 6, 8 & 10. All HSA members in these regions are encouraged to put their name forward for these important positions.

Directors meet, on average, every six weeks and take an active leadership role in representing the union. They are reimbursed for the time they spend in official meetings at their own regular rate of pay. Part-time and casual members are reimbursed as if they were at work during the meetings they attend.

...Therefore be it resolved

HSA members will soon be preparing for the 2011 HSA Convention, to be held April 19, 20, and 21, 2011 at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver.
Conventions are the unions annual meeting where chapters from around the province determine the future direction of the union.  Policies, actions, constitutional amendments, structural changes are all discussed and debated at convention.

HSA members return Joan Magee as Region 8 Director

Joan Magee, a laboratory technologist at Cariboo Memorial Hospital, has been acclaimed as the Region 8 representative on the HSA Board of Directors after the January 27th deadline passed with no further nominations.

Joan is a charter member of HSA and has served as a chief steward at Cariboo Memorial Hospital in Williams Lake since 1996. As a Member-At-Large for Region 10, she served on the unions Education and Resolutions Committees. She currently serves on the Political Action and Finance Committees. She is also a Trustee for HSA LTD Trust #1.