Rachel Tutte to represent Region 6 on HSA Board of Directors

HSA members in Region 6 have acclaimed Rachel Tutte as their representative to HSAs Board of Directors. She was acclaimed after the February 21, 2006 deadline passed with no further nominations.

Rachel is a physiotherapist at Holy Family Hospital. She has been a member of HSA since 1986 when she started work at St. Marys Hospital in New Westminster. Soon after becoming a member, she got active in the union as a steward. She is currently a steward at Holy Family Hospital and has been a member of the unions Equality and Social Action, Run for the Cure, Resolutions, and Political Action committees.

A delegate to the Vancouver and District Labour Council, she is active in the community and looks forward to helping HSA fight against the privatization of health care and strengthening the public health care system.

She assumes the position of Regional Director for a two-year term at the conclusion of HSAs annual convention in April 2006.