Board of Directors Nominations

Updated 10/3/2023

Nominations Deadline:
5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3, 2023

All nominees and nominators must meet the qualifications outlined in CSU 52 Bylaws Article 5.02(a).

The nominee must:

  • Be an Active member in good standing (card-carrying)
  • Have Shop Steward and/or Committee experience
  • Have attended (during the period of October 1, 2022 to September 30, 2023) a minimum of six (6) regularly scheduled:
    • General Membership Meetings, and/or
    • Shop Steward Training Sessions (Assembly Meetings), and/or
    • Unit Meetings of the Contractual Unit to which the nominee belongs
  • Not be an Election Officer

Except where an acclamation is declared (when only one candidate comes forward for any position), the candidate will be "elected by acclamation." Should the acclaimed candidate not meet the above Shop Steward/Committee experience or meeting attendance qualifications, the candidate will be elected to the Board with full voting privileges. See CSU 52 Bylaws Article 5.02(e).

CSU 52 Constitution Article 8.01 (b):

  • After two consecutive terms in office, Director(s) may not be re-elected to the same position until they have one full term break in service.
  • If there are no other nominees for the position, the Director may be re-elected by acclamation according to Bylaws Article 5.02(e), providing the timed-out incumbent Director has submitted completed nomination papers according to Bylaws Article 5.02(a)(ii).
  • This clause does not exclude Directors from running for a different position on the Board of Directors from the one they currently hold.
  • If the timed-out incumbent Director does not put their nomination forward at the October General Meeting, according to bylaw requirements, and no other member(s) put their name forward, then the position will be declared vacant and filled according to Constitution Article 8.03.

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 3, 2023. 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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Meeting Attendance Qualifying Members

The below list of members meet the Meeting Attendance requirement for nominees.

To view your own attendance records, go to My Account page > Your Activities tab > Union Meeting Attendance (Within 1 year) section.
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Capital PowerOlesenBrianna
City of EdmontonAndersonEsther
City of EdmontonAndersonRosa
City of EdmontonBidulockCindy
City of EdmontonBlanchettePierre
City of EdmontonBoricDaniel
City of EdmontonBrandvoldShauna-Lee
City of EdmontonBrenneisLana
City of EdmontonCallihooAshley
City of EdmontonChanCatherine

First Vice-President

Incumbent:  Tracy Foran

Term ending December 31, 2023 (is incumbent's 2nd consecutive full term in the position)

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 15) of the CSU 52 Policy & Procedures Manual (member sign-in required).

Next Term of Office

January 1, 2024 to December 31, 2025 (2-year term)

Nominations Received

Candidates must be nominated by at least three members in good standing.

Date/Time of NominationNominatorNominee
8/29/2023 3:05:23 PMCharlotte CampbellTracy Foran
9/5/2023 11:03:43 AMLeslee StoutTracy Foran
9/5/2023 12:07:29 PMMagdalene LeungTracy Foran
9/8/2023 8:27:11 AMHumberto CaprizTracy Foran
9/8/2023 8:33:31 AMTirtha UpadhyayTracy Foran
9/8/2023 11:21:03 AMAnna SharumTracy Foran
9/8/2023 2:16:25 PMAndrew ChuPierre Blanchette
9/8/2023 2:32:20 PMMatthew BishaiPierre Blanchette
9/14/2023 8:38:16 PMVicki GudeljTracy Foran
9/22/2023 4:18:53 PMHarry SonPierre Blanchette
9/29/2023 9:46:49 AMDale ShekooleyPatrick Foss

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Accepting Your Nomination

Nominees, if you would like to accept your nomination:

  1. If you cannot attend the October General Membership Meeting, you must inform the Assistant Returning Officer in writing prior to 1:30 p.m. on October 3, 2023 by filling out and submitting the Acceptance of Nomination Form 
    • 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 3, 2023)
  2. And/or verbally accept your nomination when asked during the October 3 General Membership Meeting (must be in attendance)

Should a Discipline Committee or Grievance Appeal Committee member (with a term end-date of December 2024) be elected to the Board of Directors, their committee position must be vacated prior to serving office as a Board Member.