HSA board of directors elects vice-president and secretary-treasurer

Suzanne Bennett, regional director for HSA Region 1, has been elected by the HSA Board of Directors to serve as the unions vice-president..  The vice-president assumes the duties of the president at the presidents request or in the presidents absence and chairs the unions resolutions committee.

Bennett is a youth addictions counsellor at the John Howard Society in Courtenay and has been a member of HSA since 1998. She was elected as a Member-at-Large in 2003 and served on the unions Resolutions Committee. Elected to the board in 2006, she is the first HSA member from the community social services sector to serve on the unions board of directors

Board members also elected Brian Isberg, Region 2 director, to serve as secretary-treasurer, overseeing the unions finances. He has been the unions secretary-treasurer since 2003.

Isberg is a medical laboratory technologist in the microbiology department at Victoria General Hospital in the Microbiology Department. He has served as a board member since 1995, and has served on several union committees, including as chair the Health Science Professionals Bargaining Committee in the last two rounds of bargaining.