OPSEU/SEFPO Executive Board

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Four-digit dialling for Executive Board Members

OPSEU/SEFPO Executive Board Members can be reached directly by dialing 1-800-268-7376 followed by the EBM’s four-digit phone extension shown below each member below.

Executive Board Minutes

Meet your Executive Board Members

Region 1 - London, Sarnia, Windsor

Laurie Nancekivell
Convention Committees, Policy Review, Social Mapping
Regional Vice-President
Work: ​OPSEU x5813
Cell: 519-280-2151
Email: laurieopseu@gmail.com
Jennifer Van Zetten
PWC Board Liaison, Solidarity Fund Board
Work: OPSEU x5832
Cell: 519-257-0817 (c)
Email: jennifervanzetten@gmail.com
Geoff Cain
Central Political Action Committee [CPAC]
Cell: 519-200-2740
Email: geoffopseu@gmail.com

Region 2 - Niagara, Guelph, Hamilton, Owen Sound

Lucy Morton

Lucy Morton

Regional Vice-President
Work: OPSEU x5821
Cell: 905-317-9464
Email: lucyamorton@rogers.com
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Eduardo Almeida

1st Vice-President/Treasurer
Work: OPSEU x8303
Cell: 1-855-390-2135
Email: ealmeida@opseu.org
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Drew Finucane

Work: OPSEU x5822
Cell: 519-755-6263
Email: opseu_local219@live.ca

Region 3 - Orillia, Parry Sound, Peterborough

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Sara Labelle

Regional Vice-President
Work: (416) 443-8888 x5831
Cell: (905) 914-4037
Email: sassa26_ca2003@yahoo.ca
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Janel Perron

Work: OPSEU x5833
Cell: 705-717-6833
Email: jcperron@rogers.com
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Joel Usher

Health & Safety Rep.
Work: OPSEU x5812
Cell: 905-244-5635
Email: joelxusher@gmail.com

Region 4 - Ottawa, Kingston, Cornwall

Tara Langford

Tara Langford

Regional Vice-President, Chair
Work: OPSEU x5842
Cell: 613-812-1970
Email: tlangford70@hotmail.com
Smokey Thomas

Smokey Thomas

President
Work: OPSEU x8301
Cell: 1-613-329-1931
Email: wthomas@opseu.org
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Dave Doran

Work: OPSEU x5843
Cell: 613-929-3283
Email: dave_doran@hotmail.com

Region 5 - Toronto

Edie Strachan
Staff Pension Plan Trustees (term continuing)
Regional Vice-President
Work: OPSEU x5853
Cell: (416) 254-0604
Email: framboisegirl@gmail.com
Kingsley Kwok
Work: OPSEU x5851
Cell: 416-835-3377
Email: kingsley.kwok.opseu@gmail.com
Julius Arscott
Work: OPSEU x5852
Cell: (647) 728-9143
Email: arscottj@hotmail.com

Region 6 - Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Timmins, North Bay

Tara Maszczakiewicz

Tara Maszczakiewicz

Regional Vice-President
Work: OPSEU x5863
Cell: 705-257-0543
Email: taramopseu@gmail.com
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Kenneth Steinbrunner

Work: OPSEU x5861
Cell: 705-360-3496
Email: steinbk67@gmail.com

Maggie Wakeford

Work: OPSEU x5862
Cell: (705) 363-5659
Email: maggiewakeford58@gmail.com

Region 7 - Thunder Bay, Dryden, Kenora

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Ed Arvelin

Regional Vice-President
Work: OPSEU x5873
Cell: 807-628-9187
Email: eddyarvelin720@gmail.com
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Kenneth Maclam

Work: OPSEU x5871
Cell: 807-472-3145
Email: kenneth_maclam@hotmail.com
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Erin Smith-Rice

Chair
Work: OPSEU x5872
Cell: 807-627-8709
Email: last2know23@hotmail.com

2019 – 2021 Executive Board Committees

Indigenous Circle

Ken Maclam

Audit

Ed Arvelin
Tara Langford
Tara Maszczakiewicz

Central Political Action

Geoff Cain
Sara Labelle
Ken Maclam

Convention Committees:

Resolutions
Laurie Nancekivell
Constitutional
Ken Steinbrunner

Credentials
Tara Langford
Planning
Tara Langford

Disability Rights Liaison

Joel Usher

Excluded Staff Hiring

Ed Arvelin

Francophone Committee

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Highest Ranking Female
(NUPGE & OFL Seats)

Sara Labelle

In Solidarity Board Liaison

Tara Maszczakiewicz

MDT/SDT Ad Hoc

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OPSEU Resource/
OPSEU Enterprises

Lucy Morton
Dave Doran

Pension Liaison

Janel Perron
Ken Steinbrunner

PHRC Board Liaison

Erin Smith-Rice

Policy Review

Laurie Nancekivell
Ken Steinbrunner

PWC Board Liaison

Jennifer Van Zetten

PYC Board Liaison

Drew Finucane

Rainbow Alliance Liaison

Erin Smith-Rice

Retirees Board Liaison

Dave Doran

Social Mapping

Laurie Nancekivell

Solidarity Fund Board
HIV/Aids Work (Live and Let Live)

Dave Doran

International Humanity Work

Joel Usher

International Solidarity Work

Jennifer Van Zetten

Staff Negotiating

Tara Maszczakiewicz
Edie Strachan
Ken Maclam
Ken Steinbrunner

Staff Pension Plan Trustees
(term continuing)

Janel Perron
Drew Finucane
Ken Steinbrunner
Edie Strachan

Strategic Planning

Lucy Morton
Tara Maszczakiewicz
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Coalition of Racialized Workers

Kingsley Kwok

Electronic voting Ad-hoc: Tara Langford, Ken Maclam, Laurie Nancekivell

Strikes Ad-hoc Committee: Tara Maszczakiewicz, Sara Labelle, Julius Arscott, Jennifer Van Zetten, Drew Finucane

Updated March 29, 2021

*Pandemic* Executive Board and Committee 2021 Schedule of Meetings

Executive Board Web Conference

Start Time Wed. 9:30 am
Start Time Thurs. 9:30 am

January 20-21, February 24, March 24-25, April 21-22, May 26-27, June 23-24, July 21, August 25, September22-23, October 27-28, November 24-25 (budget only), December 15-16

Executive Committee Web Conference

Start Time Wed. 9:00 am

November 18 & 23 (budget only)