Jas Giddha has been elected to serve a two-year term as a member of HSA’s Board of Directors, representing HSA members in Region 7 from several worksites, including Surrey Memorial, Peace Arch, Abbotsford, and Chilliwack Hospitals, and the Fraser Valley Centre for Child Development.
Giddha is a medical radiation technologist at Surrey Memorial and Peace Arch Hospital, and has been involved in the union since graduating from Thompson Rivers University and starting as a casual in 2012.
He acted as an assistant chief steward for the past three years, and is a Member-at-Large, serving on the union’s Resolutions Committee.
He also acts as an HSA constituency liaison in Surrey-Panorama, explaining health care issues and lobbying for a better system with the local MLA. Outside HSA, he served as the student council president for Thompson Rivers University (TRU) and is a member of the board of directors of the British Columbia Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (BCAMRT).