The Union of Northern Workers is lead by its Executive, which governs the UNW between conventions. The Executive is elected at the UNW Triennial Convention, where delegates meet to decide issues of policy and set the direction for the UNW.
REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS
All RVP elections have concluded! In accordance with UNW By-laws and Regulations, the outcome of these elections will be confirmed and announced at the UNW Triennial Convention in 2021, with the exception of the two listed below.
Your Current UNW Executive
(as of July 2020)
President - Todd Parsons
First Vice President - Gayla Thunstrom
Second Vice President - Sean Dalton
RVP Somba K'e - Josée-Anne Spirito
RVP Fort Smith - Lauraine Armstrong,
RVP Hay River - Chris Boutilier
RVP Deh Cho - Christina Holman
RVP Beaufort Delta/Sahtu - John Dempster
RVP North Great Slave - Bridget O'Keefe
RVP Kimberlite - Kurt Bergstrom
Equity Vice President - Melvin Larocque
If a Regional Vice President or Equity Vice President has to step down during the three year cycle, an election is run by mail ballot to all signed members of that Region.
UNW Full Executive Standing Committees
Gayla Thunstrom - Chair; Bridget O'Keefe, Josée-Anne Spirito
Lauraine Armstrong - Chair; Sean Dalton, Melvin Larocque
POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE
Sean Dalton, Christina Holman