Suzanne Bennett to represent Region 1 on HSA Board of Directors

HSA members in Region 1 have acclaimed Suzanne Bennett as their representative to HSAs Board of Directors. She was acclaimed after the May 18, 2006 deadline passed with no further nominations. 

Suzanne is the first HSA member from the community social services sector to serve on the board.

Suzanne is a youth addictions counsellor at the John Howard Society in Courtenay. She has been a member of HSA since 1998 and served as chief steward for five years.  She is currently assistant chief steward at her facility.

Suzanne was elected as a Member-at-Large in 2003 and served on the unions Resolutions Committee.  She is currently one of HSAs representatives to the Campbell River and Courtenay Labour Council.

Nominations for Region 1 Director were called following the resignation of Kelly Finlayson in April.  Suzanne will assume the position of Regional Director for the remainder of the two-year term which ends at the conclusion of HSAs 2007 annual convention.