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Reid Johnson steps down as president of HSA

HSA's Board of Directors announces the resignation of President Reid Johnson effective today, September 11, 2013.

As provided under the union's constitution, vice president Val Avery, a physiotherapist at Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria, steps in as the new president. An election will be held at the union's April 2014 annual convention.

Reid Johnson re-elected president of HSA

HSA President Reid Johnson re-elected
Candidate for president Ali Rirash looks on as HSA President Reid Johnson addresses delegates

 

Delegates to HSA's 2013 annual convention have re-elected President Reid Johnson.

Ali Rirash, a medical laboratory technologist at Victoria General Hospital, and Kevin Towhey, a medical radiation technologist at Royal Inland Hospital, also ran for the position. Delegates voted on Saturday morning.

Five candidates declared in election for Region 5

Winner will serve as representative on HSA Board of Directors

During the next several weeks, HSA members in Region 5 will have an opportunity to elect their representative on HSA's Board of Directors.
Nominations for the position closed with five members declaring their candidacy:

Janice Morrison acclaimed as Region 9 Director

Janice Morrison has been selected to return as the Region 9 representative to the HSA Board of Directors. She was acclaimed after the deadline passed with no further nominations.

Morrison is a physiotherapist at Kootenay Lake Hospital. She was first elected to the Board of Directors in 2009.

Marg Beddis acclaimed as Region 7 Director

Marg Beddis has been selected to return as the Region 7 representative to the HSA Board of Directors. She was acclaimed after the deadline passed with no further nominations.

Beddis is a dietitian at Surrey Memorial Hospital. She was first elected to the Board of Directors in 2007.

She currently serves as an LTD trustee, chairs the Political Action Committee and sits on the union's Finance and Run for the Cure committees. She has also worked on the union's Education and Elections Committees.

Bruce MacDonald acclaimed as Region 3 Director

Bruce MacDonald has been selected to return as the Region 3 representative to the HSA Board of Directors. He was acclaimed after the deadline passed with no further nominations.

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