NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICES
Local 5 Executive and Council Representatives
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Paul St. John
Lac La Biche
AUPE Staff Advisor to Local 005
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Chapter 1 - Calgary Chair Chris Joly Vice-Chair Nathan Brown Secretary Kari Lauridsen Treasurer Kari Lauridsen
Chapter 2 - Edmonton Chair Cosmin Tansanu Vice-Chair Cosmin Tansanu Secretary Cosmin Tansanu Treasurer Cosmin Tansanu Chapter 3 - Ft McMurray Chair Scott Johnston Vice-Chair Rob Barnett Secretary Kent Jennings Treasurer Paul St John Chapter 4 - High Level Chair Sam Davies Vice-Chair Jason Smith Secretary Stephanie Niemiec Treasurer Stephanie Niemiec
Chapter 5 - Peace River Chair Lee Ruthven Vice-Chair Gary Thirnbeck Secretary Mike Lutz Treasurer Mike Lutz Chapter 6 - Slave Lake (2019) Chair Crystal Ionson Vice-Chair Craig McCormick Secretary Deanna Zelt Treasurer Shawna Lund Chapter 7 - Grande Prairie (2019) Chair Kari Matechuk Vice-Chair Tyler Pinnock Secretary Jason Handfield Treasurer Jason Handfield Chapter 8 - Lac La Biche Chair Clifton McKay Vice-Chair Mike Tucker Secretary Jason Hebert Treasurer Jason Hebert Chapter 10 - Whitecourt Chair Dave Geddes Vice-Chair Brian Lopushinsky Secretary Allison Brown Treasurer Fauve Blanchard Chapter 11 - Edson Chair Tanya Sawicki Vice-Chair Ben Biro Secretary Denise Bath Treasurer Denise Bath Chapter 12 - Rocky Mountain House Chair Aaron Townsend Vice-Chair Wayne Werstiuk Secretary Andrew Butler Treasurer Andrew Butler Chapter 13 - Red Deer Chair Christopher Kelly Vice-Chair Darren McInnes Secretary Jordan Baier Treasurer TBD Chapter 15 - Blairmore Chair Michael Taje Vice-Chair Jordan Nelson Secretary Peter Dunbar Treasurer Peter Dunbar
Last update: February 25, 2020
The General Services Bargaining Committee (GSBC) consists of a team of appointed AUPE representatives and 9 GSBC Locals. Each local elects 4 representatives held during their respective Annual General Meetings. The elected GSBC representative’s activity participate with the bargaining table negotiations with the employer. Each Local GSBC reports back to their membership informing, discussing, seeking clarification and then voting on issues raised during contract negotiations.
The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) and the Government of Alberta (Employer) established a joint Local 005 Employee Relations Committee (ERC) to discuss and advise matters of mutual interest relating to employees covered by the Natural Resources Conservation Services, Subsidiary Agreement 005 and the collective Master Agreement. The committee contains equal membership representation and is co-chaired by both parties. The members of the committee must approve all recommendations and if accepted by both the Employer and AUPE may be implemented by mutual agreement.Five Local 005 members are appointed to represent the local from each of the resource management branches and divisions consisting of Wildfire, Forest, Land, Fish and Wildlife and Parks and Recreation.The ERC meets twice per year to discuss GOA policy and procedural issue(s) brought forward by our membership seeking clarification or ruling(s) to those issue(s) under discussion with resource management representatives.
If a Local 005 member comes across a worksite situation or a matter that may require discussion or clarification by the ERC, members are encouraged to engage with their local chapters and resource representatives, listed below, and fill out the supplied ERC Member Complaint document found under ERC documents.
The Employee Relations Committee (ERC) consists of five (5) AUPE Local 5 Government of Alberta (GOA) divisional members and management assigned representatives. The ERC meets twice per year to discuss GOA policy and procedural issue(s) brought forward by our membership seeking clarification or ruling to those issue(s) under discussion with management.
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