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Packer re-elected to represent Region 1 members on HSA Board of Directors

Becky Packer has been re-elected to serve a two-year term as a member of HSA’s Board of Directors, representing HSA members in Region1 from worksites in Nanaimo and north on Vancouver Island.

A physiotherapist at Cumberland Health Centre, she has been active in the union since 2008, and was first elected to the Board of Directors in 2019. She has served as secretary-treasurer since 2020, and as chair of the union’s Climate Action Working Group.

HSA Board of Director elections: voting closes Friday. No ballot? Contact us by 12 noon (pst) Friday, April 23

The voting period in the 2021 HSA Regional Director elections to elect members of the union’s Board of Directors closes this Friday, April 23 at 8 p.m.
 
If you have misplaced your voting credentials, or didn’t receive an email with your voting credentials, please send an email to msobrino@hsabc.org to ensure the online election provider, Simply Voting, can send your electronic ballot and voting credentials in time to vote.
 

Solidarity Includes Everyone: Transgender people and your union Virtual Workshop

Solidarity Includes Everyone: Transgender people and your union

DATE: Thursday, June 24, 2021
TIME: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
LOCATION: Virtual via WebEx
 
This is an awareness-raising day-long workshop on the challenges facing trans workers in communities, workplaces, and unions. We will explore how unions can work to end discrimination and support our trans members.
 

Two candidates declared in election for Region 9 representative on HSA Board of Directors; online voting open March 26 to April 23

Two candidates have been nominated to represent HSA members who work in HSA Region 9 on the union’s board of directors.
 
The two candidates in the election are Glen Byle and Janice Morrison.
 
The successful candidate will assume the position of Regional Director for a two-year term at the conclusion of HSA's 2021 annual convention, June 3-4, 2021.
 
Candidate statements are included with voting credentials to be sent to members by email and are available on the HSA website.
 

Two candidates declared in HSA Region 7 election for union board of directors

Two candidates have been nominated to represent HSA members who work in HSA Region 7 on the union’s board of directors.
 
The two candidates in the election are Jas Giddha and Edith MacHattie.
 
The successful candidate will assume the position of Regional Director for a two-year term at the conclusion of HSA's 2021 annual convention, June 3-4, 2021.
 
Candidate statements are included with voting credentials to be sent to members by email and are available on the HSA website.
 

Two candidates declared in HSA Region 5 election for union board of directors

Two candidates have been nominated to represent HSA members who work in HSA Region 5 on the union’s board of directors.
 
The two candidates in the election are Ramzan Anjum and Jill Slind.
 
The successful candidate will assume the position of Regional Director for a two-year term at the conclusion of HSA's 2021 annual convention, June 3-4, 2021.
 
Candidate statements are included with voting credentials to be sent to members by email and are available on the HSA website.
 

Two candidates declared in HSA Region 1 election for union board of directors

Two candidates have been nominated to represent HSA members who work in HSA Region 1 on the union’s board of directors.
 
The two candidates in the election are Becky Packer and Mark Swarek.
 
The successful candidate will assume the position of Regional Director for a two-year term at the conclusion of HSA's 2021 annual convention, June 3-4, 2021.
 
Candidate statements are included with voting credentials to be sent to members by email and are available on the HSA website.
 

Ng acclaimed as Region 3 representative on HSA Board of Directors

Jing-Yi Ng has been acclaimed to represent HSA members in Region 3 on the HSA Board of Directors. Ng was acclaimed after the deadline passed with no further nominations.
 
Ng is a Member-at-Large sitting on the union’s Resolutions Committee. She is Assistant Chief Steward at Burnaby Hospital and is active as a Constituency Liaison in Burnaby-Deer Lake. She works as a Clinical Pharmacist at Burnaby Hospital and has served as a member of the union’s Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association bargaining committee.