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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.

Nominations open for Region 8 member of HSA board of directors

Nominations are now open for election of a regional director from HSA Region 8, which includes members in the Interior of the province. This is an excellent opportunity for members to contribute to the leadership of the union and to represent the interest of other members. 

To be eligible, candidates must have been a member of HSA for at least one year immediately prior to election, and be nominated in writing by two members in the region the nominee seeks to represent.

Two candidates declared in election for Region 10 representative on HSA Board of Directors

During the next several weeks, HSA members in Region 10 will have an opportunity to elect their representative on HSA's Board of Directors.

Nominations for the position closed with two members declaring their candidacy:

• Mandi Ayers, a medical laboratory technologist at Bulkley Valley District Hospital in Smithers.
• Brent Erskine, a PACS Systems Administrator working out of the Brunswick Building in Prince George.

Joe Sebastian acclaimed as Region 4 representative on HSA Board of Directors

Joe Sebastian will return to represent HSA members in Region 4 on the HSA Board of Directors. Sebastian was acclaimed after the deadline passed with no further nominations.

He has worked as a Medical Radiation Technologist for over 18 years and has acted as a general steward at Vancouver General Hospital. He was first elected to the union’s Board of Directors in April 2014.

He currently serves on the union’s Occupational Health Safety Committee.

Sebastian’s two-year term expires at the conclusion of the 2020 HSA Convention.

Convention 2018: deadline for resolutions is February 9

HSA members will soon be preparing for the 2018 HSA Convention, to be held April 27 and 28, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Vancouver.
Convention is the union's annual meeting where chapter representatives from around the province determine the union's future direction. The union’s policies, actions and structure are all discussed, debated, and voted on at convention. Any changes to the constitution must be by resolution, and must pass by a two-thirds majority of those voting at the annual convention to pass.

Nominations Now Open for HSA Board of Director Elections

 Nominations Now Open for HSA Board of Director Elections

Nominations are now open for regional director elections in Regions 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10.  This is an excellent opportunity for members to contribute to the leadership of the union and to represent the interest of other members.

HSA’s Board of Directors is comprised of 10 regional directors elected by members in the regions, and the president, who is elected every two years by delegates to the union’s convention.

HSA regional meeting schedule set

HSA's annual regional fall meetings have been scheduled for September and October 2014.

Regional meetings are an excellent forum for HSA members to review the issues and activities of the past year, and to discuss the opportunitie and challenges that lie ahead for the union. Delegates from in odd-numbered regions will also elect Members-at-Large to represent them on union committees.

Please see the schedule below for information about the meeting and workshop in your region.

For information about attending your regional meeting, please contact your Chief Steward.