Board of Directors Nominations


All nominees and nominators must meet the qualifications outlined in CSU 52 Bylaws Article 5.02 (a), including being active members in good standing (card-carrying members).

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Nominations Deadline:
5:30 p.m. on October 5, 2021


How to Nominate a Member

  1. Online Form
    Sign in to your CSU 52 member account and use the form link(s) provided under each Board position below.

  2. By Paper
    If you're unable to sign in and use the Online Form, please print, fill out the paper version, and ensure it's submitted (scan & email) prior to 5:30 p.m. on October 5, 2021. If you do not have access to a printer, contact our office to arrange a time to pick up a copy.

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Current Nominations

Last updated:  September 22, 2021 1:35 PM

Position Nominee Nominators
(minimum three required)
Accepted nomination?
First Vice-President Tracy Foran
  1. Magdalene Leung
  2. Anna-Maria Sharum
  3. Leslee Stout
Yes
Treasurer Gregory Derkach
  1. Jolene Hutseal
  2. Tracy Foran
  3. Pierre Blanchette
Pending
Chief Shop Steward Jolene Hutseal
  1. Tracy Foran
  2. Pierre Blanchette
  3. Kristin Lacoursiere
Pending
Contractual Unit Director, City of Edmonton Pierre Blanchette
  1. Tracy Foran
  2. Jolene Hutseal
  3. Vincent Fung
Pending
Contractual Unit Director, TELUS World of Science - Edmonton - - -

Accepting Your Nomination

Nominees, if you would like to accept your nomination:

  • If you cannot attend the October General Membership Meeting, you must inform the Assistant Returning Officer in writing prior to 5:30 p.m. on October 5, 2021 by emailing [email protected] (Cc: [email protected])
    • This can be done even before you receive the minimum requirement of three nominations (the deadline to nominate is 5:30 p.m. on October 5, 2021)
  • And/or verbally accept your nomination when asked during the October 5 General Membership Meeting (must be in attendance)

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CSU 52 Bylaws Article 2.03:

The First Vice-President shall:

  • in general, assist the President in the performance of the President’s duties;
  • convene and preside at meetings at the request of or in the absence of the President;
  • in the absence of the President, assume the roles and responsibilities of the President;
  • perform such duties as the Board of Directors shall, from time to time, determine.

More information on this position can be found on page 7 (PDF page 13) of the CSU 52 Policy & Procedures Manual (member sign-in required).

Incumbent: Tracy Foran

Term of Office

January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2023 (2-year term)

  Nominate Online

Only members in good standing (card-carrying) have access to this form.

CSU 52 Bylaws Article 2.03:

The Treasurer shall:

  • be responsible for corporate liquidity, investments, and risk management related to the Union’s financial activities; accountable to forecast cash flow positions, related borrowing needs, and available funds for investment;
  • be insured by a bond as outlined in policy. Any Treasurer who cannot qualify for a bond shall be immediately disqualified from the role of Treasurer and the Union shall proceed with the election of another Treasurer;
  • present to the monthly Board of Directors meeting a report of the financial performance against budget and financial position for the previous month of Civic Service Union 52, such report then to be presented to the next scheduled General Meeting of the Union;
  • submit the books and records monthly to the Financial Review Committee for audit and shall furnish the Financial Review Committee with proof of balance in the Bank or Credit Union where the funds of the Union are on deposit;
  • ensure that the expenses of the Union shall only be for the purposes of the Union and, in all cases, shall be paid by cheque signed by the Treasurer and counter-signed by the President. If the President is not available, the First Vice-President may sign. If the First Vice-President is not available, the Second Vice-President/Secretary of the Board may sign. However, a petty cash fund may be authorized by the Union, from which expenditures can be made.
  • defer the ability to sign cheques (due to an absence from office) to the President, the First Vice-President or the Second Vice-President/Secretary of the Board
  • recommend honorariums for the Board of Directors and any paid committees for the ensuing year and submit them for inclusion in the Annual Budget;
  • recommend an Auditor cooperatively with the Financial Review Committee.

More information on this position can be found on page 9 (PDF page 15) of the CSU 52 Policy & Procedures Manual (member sign-in required).

Incumbent: Gregory Derkach

Term of Office

January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2023 (2-year term)

  Nominate Online

Only members in good standing (card-carrying) have access to this form.

 

CSU 52 Bylaws Article 2.07:

The Chief Shop Steward shall:

  • attend and report at all Board of Directors Meetings;
  • preside at all Shop Steward Assembly Training Sessions;
  • be responsible for development and delivery of education and training programs for Shop Stewards;
  • increase the knowledge, skill and proficiency of Shop Stewards;
  • work with Contractual Unit Directors to recruit and maintain Shop Stewards in each Contractual Unit.

More information on this position can be found on page 10 (PDF page 16) of the CSU 52 Policy & Procedures Manual (member sign-in required).

Incumbent: Jolene Hutseal

Term of Office

January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022 (1-year term)
This position will return to a 2-year term in 2023

  Nominate Online

Only Shop Stewards in good standing (card-carrying) have access to this form.

 

CSU 52 Bylaws Article 2.08:

The Contractual Unit Directors shall:

  • represent the interests of the members of their Contractual Unit and the global interests of the membership;
  • attend all Board of Directors Meetings of CSU 52 and assume full duties and responsibilities of a member of the Board;
  • arrange and host a Contractual Unit Meeting a minimum of two (2) times a year for their respective unit;
  • lead the Negotiations Committee for their Contractual Unit.

More information on this position can be found on page 11 (PDF page 17) of the CSU 52 Policy & Procedures Manual (member sign-in required).

Incumbent: Pierre Blanchette

Term of Office

January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2023 (2-year term)

  Nominate Online

Only City of Edmonton members in good standing (card-carrying) have access to this form.

 

CSU 52 Bylaws Article 2.08:

The Contractual Unit Directors shall:

  • represent the interests of the members of their Contractual Unit and the global interests of the membership;
  • attend all Board of Directors Meetings of CSU 52 and assume full duties and responsibilities of a member of the Board;
  • arrange and host a Contractual Unit Meeting a minimum of two (2) times a year for their respective unit;
  • lead the Negotiations Committee for their Contractual Unit.

More information on this position can be found on page 11 (PDF page 17) of the CSU 52 Policy & Procedures Manual (member sign-in required).

Incumbent: Bernadette Blakey

Term of Office

January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2023 (2-year term)

  Nominate Online

Only TELUS World of Science - Edmonton members in good standing (card-carrying) have access to this form.