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./>