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Notice of meeting and elections at St. Paul's Hospital

All HSA members at St. Pauls Hospital are invited to a meeting. Guest speakers include HSA President Reid Johnson and Rachel Tutte, your representative on HSAs Board of Directors. This will be an opportunity to hear about what HSA is doing on your behalf, and to elect stewards to represent you at work.

Wednesday, November 26
Time: noon to 1:30pm
Hurlburt Auditorium, Providence Level 2

Lunch will be provided

HSA steward elections

Elections will be held during the next 2 months to select members to fill the following HSA positions for the coming year:

1. Chief Steward
2. Assistant Chief Steward
3. General Stewards
4. Occupational Health & Safety Stewards and
5. Labour Council Delegates (for chapters that are affiliated to their local labour council)

Stewards play an essential role within HSA and the workplace.  All members are encouraged to vote in these elections, and to consider running for these positions. 

VGH Steward Elections 2009

Notice of Chapter Meeting

Help keep your union strong!

HSA Stewards:

  • ­ Advocate on behalf of members
  • Keep members informed about union activities
  • Provide democratic leadership
  • Are the backbone of the union

HSA offers ongoing leadership, grievance handling, and contract interpretation training for new and experienced stewards.

Nominations and Voting:

Region 4 & 6 meeting set for October 23

HSA regional meeting
Thursday, October 23, 2008
8:30 a.m. ...4:00 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Vancouver
-Regency E & F"
655 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC

Regional meetings are an excellent forum for HSA members to review the issues and activities of the past year, and discuss the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.  The meeting will be chaired by your Region 4 & 6 Directors, Agnes Jackman and Rachel Tutte.  HSA president Reid Johnson will report on union activities since the April  2008 Convention.

Region 5 meeting set for October 20

HSA regional meeting
Monday, October 20, 2008
8:30 a.m. ...4:00 p.m.
Hilton Vancouver Metrotown
-Waterford 1 & 2"
6083 McKay Avenue
Burnaby, BC

Regional meetings are an excellent forum for HSA members to review the issues and activities of the past year, and discuss the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead. The meeting will be chaired by your Region
5 Director, Kimball Finigan and HSA president Reid Johnson will report on union activities since the April 2008 Convention.

Region 3 and 7 meeting set for Oct. 15

Region 3 & 7 meeting set for October 15
HSA regional meeting
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
8:30 a.m. ...4:00 p.m.
Coast Cascades
-Mackie Room"
20393 Fraser Highway
Langley, BC

Member-at-Large elections in Regions 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9 this fall

Are you looking for a more active role in the union?  Then run for Member-at-Large!

Member-at-Large elections are conducted during the unions regional meetings held each fall. This year, Member-at-Large elections will take place in odd-numbered regions (1, 3, 5, 7, and 9).

Members-at-Large are elected by regional meeting delegates and begin their term at the conclusion of the 2009 annual convention.

Region 9 meeting set for September 29

HSA Regional Meeting
Monday, September 29
8:30 a.m. ... 4:00 p.m.
Trickle Creek Lodge, Kimberley

Regional meetings are an excellent opportunity for HSA members to review the issues and activities of the past year, and to discuss the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead. The meeting will be chaired by Region 9 Director Thalia Vesterback and HSA President Reid Johnson will report on union activities and issues since the April 2008 convention.