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HSA members elect Kimball Finigan as Region 5 Director

HSA members in Region 5 have elected Kimball Finigan, a radiation therapist at the Vancouver Centre of the BC Cancer Agency as their representative on the HSA board of directors. Finigan defeated Gerald Yu, a health records administrator at Childrens and Womens Health Centre of BC.

Private diagnostic services clinic staff in Lower Mainland and Victoria join HSA

Health Sciences Association of B.C. is pleased to welcome new members, employees of CML HeatlhCare, to the union of caring professionals.

HSA has represented staff at CML HealthCare, a private company that provides medical diagnostic imaging services to the public, in Victoria since 2003.  Employees at four additional CML HealthCare clinics in Victoria and the Lower Mainland voted to join the union early this year, but the results of the vote were not known until yesterday.

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.

By-election to be held in Region 5

During the next several weeks, HSA members in Region 5 will have an opportunity to elect a new representative to the HSA Board of Directors.  HSA opened nominations following the election of former Region 5 Director, Reid Johnson as HSA President at the 36th annual convention in April.

Nominations for the position closed on May 15, 2007 with two members declaring their candidacy:  Kimball Finigan, a Radiation Therapist at BCCA ... Vancouver Cancer Centre, and Gerald Yu, a Health Records Administrator with Children and Womens Hospital (BC Womens Hospital).

HSA seeks Region 5 representative on unions board of directors

HSA is calling for nominations for the position of Regional Director for Region 5 following the election of Reid Johnson as HSA President at the 36th annual convention held this past weekend. 

Johnson was first elected as Region 5 Director in 1997 and was re-elected for another term this spring.  The new Region 5 Director will serve the remainder of the two-year term which ends at the conclusion of HSAs 2009 annual convention.

HSA elects new union president at 36th annual convention

Reid Johnson, HSA President

Delegates to the 36th annual convention of Health Sciences Association of BC (HSA) have elected Reid Johnson as the new president of the union that represents 15,000 health care professionals who work in hospitals and communities around the province.

Election of president, 'Inconvenient Truth' on agenda for Health Sciences Association 36th annual convention

The Health Sciences Association of BC (HSA) will kick off its 36th annual convention Friday, April 20 at the Fairmont Vancouver Hotel in Vancouver.

Proud of our Past; Ready for the Future is the theme of this years convention, which will feature the election of a new president for the union, as Cindy Stewart, president of HSA for the past 14 years, will not be seeking re-election. Eight candidates have declared their candidacy for the position.

HSA members elect Marg Beddis as Region 7 Director

HSA members in Region 7 have elected Marg Beddis, a dietitian at Surrey Memorial Hospital, as their representative on the HSA board of directors.

Beddis defeated the incumbent director, Audrey MacMillan, a registered psychiatric nurse at Chilliwack General Hospital.

Beddis is chief steward and a Member-at-Large. Since becoming an HSA member in 1991, she has been active in the union and has served on the Occupational Health and Safety, Political Action, Equality and Social Action and Resolutions committees.

HSA convention registration deadline April 17 2 p.m.

Eligible HSA members intending to register as delegates to HSAs 36th Annual Convention, which includes the election of a new president, April 19 to 21, 2007 are advised that the final deadline for registration as a delegate is 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2007.

Registrations must be received in the HSA office by 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 17, 2007.

Absolutely no exceptions will be made to this deadline.

Eligibility for delegate status as outlined in the HSA constitution is as follows:

Change on the agenda for HSA convention

With HSAs annual convention just over a month away, candidates for president have completed a series of three all-candidates meetings held in Kelowna, New Westminster and Victoria.