Executive Directory

President

Elected President at the 2021 UNW Convention, Gayla Thunstrom has previously served as the UNW 1st Vice President since 2005.

First Vice President

Melvin was elected 1st Vice Presdient at the UNW Convention in 2021 and has previously served as the President of Local 6 from 2013 to 2018, and from 2018 to 2021 as UNW Equity Vice President.

Second Vice President

Josée-Anne Spirito previously served as RVP Somba K'e since 2017. She comes to us from Local 33.

Regional Vice President

RVP for Beaufort Delta-Sahtu - Kenzie is a member of Local 3, where he has served as a Shop Steward, and as 1st Vice President of the Local.

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Regional Vice President

RVP for Deh Cho - Dennis joined the UNW Executive as RVP for Deh Cho in 2020. He was previously Chief Shop Steward for UNW Local 13.

Regional Vice President

RVP for Fort Smith - Lauraine started work with Aurora College in 2003.

Regional Vice President

RVP for Hay River - Ray has previously served as the 1st Vice President and President of Local 6 in Hay River. He joined the UNW Executive as RVP for Hay River in 2020.

Regional Vice President

RVP for Kimberlite - Gerry is the President of Local 3050, representing members at the Ekati and Diamond Mine.

Regional Vice President

RVP for North Great Slave - Kevin comes to us from Local 10, where he was the Local President. Prior to that, he served as President for Local 345.

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Regional Vice President

RVP for Somba K'e - Randy joins the Executive from Local 1.

 

Equity Vice President

Brad is the former President of Local 2 in Fort Smith, and has previously served as the UNW 2nd Vice President.