Executive Directory

President

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

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First Vice President

Melvin was elected 1st Vice President 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 - Please contact

Regional Vice President

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

Regional Vice President

RVP for Hay River - Jeff joins the Executive from Local 6, where he has served as the Local's Vice President and Chief Shop Steward.

Regional Vice President

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

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Regional Vice President

RVP for North Great Slave - Please contact 

Regional Vice President

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

 

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Equity Vice President

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