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Byelection called for Region 5 director

A bylection for election of Regional Director for Region 5, (primarily Provincial Health Services Authority) has been called today to fill a vacancy on the board created by the resignation of Kimball Finigan. Finigan was not able to fulfill his responsibilities as a board member for the term that expires in April 2015.

Nominations for Regional Director must be received by the HSA office not later than Monday, October 21, 2013 at 5 p.m. Balloting will be completed by Monday, November 25, 2013.

Byelection called for Region 2 Regional Director

A byelection for election of Regional Director for Region 2 (lower Vancouver Island) has been called today to fill the vacancy created by the appointment of Val Avery as HSA president. Avery, who has served as HSA’s vice president since May 2009, was appointed president upon the resignation of Reid Johnson, as provided under the union’s constitution.

Nominations for Regional Director must be received by the HSA office not later than Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 5 p.m. Balloting will be completed by Wednesday, November 13, 2013.

Reid Johnson steps down as president of HSA

HSA's Board of Directors announces the resignation of President Reid Johnson effective today, September 11, 2013.

As provided under the union's constitution, vice president Val Avery, a physiotherapist at Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria, steps in as the new president. An election will be held at the union's April 2014 annual convention.

Reid Johnson re-elected president of HSA

HSA President Reid Johnson re-elected
Candidate for president Ali Rirash looks on as HSA President Reid Johnson addresses delegates

 

Delegates to HSA's 2013 annual convention have re-elected President Reid Johnson.

Ali Rirash, a medical laboratory technologist at Victoria General Hospital, and Kevin Towhey, a medical radiation technologist at Royal Inland Hospital, also ran for the position. Delegates voted on Saturday morning.

Five candidates declared in election for Region 5

Winner will serve as representative on HSA Board of Directors

During the next several weeks, HSA members in Region 5 will have an opportunity to elect their representative on HSA's Board of Directors.
Nominations for the position closed with five members declaring their candidacy:

Janice Morrison acclaimed as Region 9 Director

Janice Morrison has been selected to return as the Region 9 representative to the HSA Board of Directors. She was acclaimed after the deadline passed with no further nominations.

Morrison is a physiotherapist at Kootenay Lake Hospital. She was first elected to the Board of Directors in 2009.