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PSAC North Regional Council

Our structure

The PSAC North Regional Council is our highest decision-making body that brings together duly elected or appointed representatives from all three territories.

The Regional Executive Vice-President (REVP North) chairs the Regional Council and is the political voice for the PSAC in the Yukon, NWT and Nunavut.

PSAC North is also composed of (3) Area Councils, one for each territory and (3) Territorial Directors.

Committees are also an important part of our structure. There are 8 committees in each territory:  Indigenous Peoples, Access, Pride, Women's, Racially Visible, Health & Safety, Youth and the Regional Alliance Facilitators Network.

The North Regional Council is composed of the chairs of each committee in the North. All positions on the North Regional Council are elected from among the membership. The Regional Executive Vice President is a full-time paid position. All other members of the council work in jobs represented by the union and serve the union as volunteers. In addition to chairing the North Regional Council, the REVP represents the North on the Alliance Executive Committee, the body that runs the union nationally.

The Regional Councils meets at least three times a year to strategize on issues that affect PSAC members in the North.

PSAC North's Regional Council's role, as defined in the PSAC North By-Laws, is to:

  • Manage the business of PSAC North between its Triennial Conventions; and
  • Establish regulations to guide the operations of PSAC North.

Read the Bylaws in this section of the website that govern Regional Council.

PSAC North Regional Committees help to guide our union and protect the interests of our members. Many of today’s leaders developed their skills, abilities and talents on a committee. They not only educated themselves but became an invaluable resource to local members, components and PSAC National.

If you are passionate about one of the issues below, you will find a warm welcome awaits you. Activists are the heart of our union – of any union – and your involvement will help ensure that our union and the labour movement continue to thrive.

Contact your PSAC Regional Office and let them know that you want to get involved.

PSAC North Regional Council Meeting Minutes 2018

 

 

Jack Bourassa – Regional Executive Vice-President

Elwood Chan – Alternate Executive Vice-President

Steve Geick
Yukon Employees Union
President

Todd Parsons
Union of Northern Workers
President

Bill Fennell
Nunavut Employees Union
President

Vacant

YT Territorial Director

Vacant

NWT Territorial Director

Geoff Ryan

NU Territorial Director

Linda Moen

YT Area Council

Samantha Consentino

NWT Area Council

Lisa Kirk

NU Area Council

*Carrie Lynn Robinson 

 YT Regional Indigenous

  Peoples’ Committee

Kathy Brown

NWT Regional Indigenous 

Peoples’ Committee

Vacant

 NU Regional Indigenous

 Peoples’ Committee

Gerard Tremblay

YT Regional Access

Committee

*Bruce Gudeit

NWT Regional Access

Committee

Vacant

NU Regional Access

Committee

Roberta Wurtak

YT Regional Pride

Committee

Jackie Siegel

NWT Regional Pride

Committee

Vacant

NU Regional Pride
Committee

Teresa Acheson

Whitehorse Regional

Women’s Committee

*Geraldine Penney

NWT Regional

Women’s Committee

Susan Avery

NU Regional

Women’s Committee

*Derek Yap

YT Racially Visible

Committee

Hoa Do

NWT Racially Visible

Committee

Stephanie Bernard

NU Racially Visible

Committee

Dianne Williams

YT Regional Health

and Safety Committee

Vacant

NWT Regional Health

and Safety Committee

Vacant

NU Regional Health

and Safety Committee

Nautasha Morehouse

YT Regional Youth

Committee

Vacant

NT Regional Youth

Committee

Vacant

NU Regional Youth

Committee

Vacant

YT Alliance Facilitator Network

Vacant

NWT Alliance Facilitator Network

Vacant

NU Alliance Facilitator Network

 

 

* NHRC reps

To view and dowload our brochure, click on the image below. 

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September 20, 2017 - 12:03pm •
Jack Bourassa Regional Executive Vice President, PSAC North By now many labour organizations across the country have spoken out in condemnation of the acts that we all witnessed in Charlottesville, Virginia on Aug. 12. Given the tight-knit and diverse nature of our own community, I feel as REVP at PSAC North that we must not only denounce in the strongest terms what occurred, but moving forward, tackle the lingering impact of that weekend.
May 2, 2017 - 9:08am •
Our Family Fun Day in support of affordable, high quality child care in Canada this Saturday in Yellowknife was a huge success! We welcomed more than 200 children and their families for a day of fun activities and a great learning experience for parents about what universal child care could look like in Canada.
April 24, 2017 - 10:23am •
Stop workplace violence PSAC's "Stop workplace violence" content aims to raise awareness about workplace violence and bullying in the workplace. The following are concrete tools for workers and union leaders to identify and address workplace violence:   Toolkit
March 1, 2017 - 2:22pm •
Submitted by Dianne Williams - Chair, PSAC Yukon Health & Safety Committee
October 24, 2016 - 9:35am •
October 18, 2016 - 10:54am •
Bob McLeod, Wally Schumann, Robert C. McLeod, Caroline Cochrane, Alfred Moses, Louis Sebert will be hosting a Public Open House at the Legislative Assembly in Yellowknife on October 18. 7 - 9 pm, Great Hall, NWT Legislative Assembly Join in the conversation and ask them about issues that matter to you and our territory, such as how are they planning to reach the ambitious goals they've set out in the Mandate of the 18th Legislative Assembly. 
October 3, 2016 - 3:03pm •
June 22, 2016 - 1:50pm •
Check out photos from the 2016 Aboriginal Peoples Day celebrations in Yellowknife.  

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