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HSA members re-elect Marg Beddis as Region 7 Director

HSA members in Region 7 have re-elected Marg Beddis to a third term as their representative on the unions Board of Directors.  Marg is a dietitian at Surrey Memorial Hospital.  

The other candidate for election was Brent Jeklin, a medical radiation technologist at Langley Memorial Hospital.

HSA members re-elect Kimball Finigan as Region 5 Director

HSA members in Region 5 have elected Kimball Finigan to a third term as their representative on the unions Board of Directors.  Kimball is a radiation therapist at the BC Cancer Agency in Vancouver.

The other candidate for election was Ramzan Anjum, a medical laboratory technologist at BC Childrens Hospital.

HSA elections in progress

ELECTION OF REGIONAL DIRECTORS
Elections for Directors in Regions 5, 7 and 9 are currently underway.  Voting packages, including information about candidates, have been mailed to members in these three Regions. Candidate statements have also been posted in the -HSA Elections 2011" section of the unions website.  Members who are planning to vote in Regions 5, 7 and 9 are reminded that your ballots must reach the HSA office by 5:00 pm on Friday, March 18 in order to be counted.

Bruce MacDonald acclaimed as Region 3 Director

HSA members in Region 3 have once again elected Bruce MacDonald as their representative to the HSA Board of Directors. He was acclaimed after the January 27th deadline passed with no further nominations. 

Bruce is a social worker at Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster. He has been a member of HSA since 2000. 

Anne Davis acclaimed as new Region 1 Director

HSA members in Region 1 have elected Anne Davis as their new representative to the HSA Board of Directors.  Anne was acclaimed after the January 27th deadline passed with no further nominations.  Former Region 1 Director, Suzanne Bennett, did not seek re-election.

Election to be held for Region 9 Director

During the next several weeks, HSA members in Region 9 will have an opportunity to elect their representative on HSAs Board of Directors.

Nominations for the position closed on January 27th with two members declaring their candidacy:
 
• Janice Morrison, a Physiotherapist at Kootenay Lake  Hospital in Nelson; and

• Jackie Spain, a Medical Laboratory Technologist at Golden & District General Hospital.

Election to be held for Region 7 Director

During the next several weeks, HSA members in Region 7 will have an opportunity to elect their representative on HSAs Board of Directors.

Nominations for the position closed on January 27th with two members declaring their candidacy:
 
• Marg Beddis, a Dietitian at Surrey Memorial  Hospital; and

• Brent Jeklin, a Medical Radiation Technologist at Langley Memorial Hospital.

Election to be held for Region 5 Director

During the next several weeks, HSA members in Region 5 will have an opportunity to elect their representative on HSAs Board of Directors.

Nominations for the position closed on January 27th with two members declaring their candidacy:
 
• Ramzan Anjum, a Medical Laboratory Technologist at BC Childrens Hospital in Vancouver; and

• Kimball Finigan, a Radiation Therapist at the Vancouver Cancer Centre (BCCA).

Nominations open for HSA President

HSAs 2011 Annual Convention will include an election for the position of President, a full-time position that carries a two-year term.

All members in good standing are eligible to run for President when nominated in writing by six members. 

Nominations for President are open until the final call for nominations takes place on the last day of convention Saturday, April 9, 2011.

Nominations open for Regional Director positions in Region 1, 3, 5, 7 & 9

This year, Regional Director elections will take place in Regions 1, 3, 5, 7, & 9.  All HSA members in these regions are encouraged to put their name forward for these important positions.

Directors meet, on average, every six weeks and take an active leadership role in representing the union.  They receive wage replacement for the time they spend in official meetings at their own regular rate of pay.  Part-time and casual members are reimbursed as if they were at work during the meetings they attend.