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Four-digit dialling for Executive Board Members

OPSEU 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

Work: ​OPSEU x5813
Cell: 519-280-2151
Email: laurieopseu@gmail.com

Jennifer Van Zetten

Work: OPSEU x5832
Cell: 519-257-0817 (c)
Email: jennifervanzetten@outlook.com

Len Elliott

Regional Vice-President
Work: OPSEU x5811
Cell: (519) 857-4000
Email: len67@rogers.com

Region 2 - Niagara, Guelph, Hamilton, Owen Sound

Lucy Morton

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

Eduardo Almeida

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

Drew Finucane

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

Region 3 - Orillia, Parry Sound, Peterborough

Sara Labelle

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

Janel Perron

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

Joel Usher

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

Region 4 - Ottawa, Kingston, Cornwall

Tara Langford

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

Smokey Thomas

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

Dave Doran

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

Region 5 - Toronto

Edie Strachan

Regional Vice-President
Work: OPSEU x5853
Cell: (416) 254-0604
Email: framboisegirl@gmail.com

Anna Ainsworth

Work: OPSEU x5852
Cell: 647-832-7002
Email: annaopseuregion5@gmail.com

Kingsley Kwok

Work: OPSEU x5851
Cell: 416-835-3377
Email: kingsley.kwok.opseu@gmail.com

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

Tara Maszczakiewicz

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

Kenneth Steinbrunner

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

Nathalie Rondeau

Work: OPSEU x5862
Cell: (705) 561-5883
Email: nat_rondeau@hotmail.com

Region 7 - Thunder Bay, Dryden, Kenora

Ed Arvelin

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

Kenneth Maclam

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

Erin Smith-Rice

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

2019 – 2021 Executive Board Committees

Indigenous Circle
Kenneth Maclam
Audit
Tara Langford
Tara Maszczakiewicz
Ed Arvelin
Central Political Action
Sara Labelle
Kenneth Maclam
Len Elliott
Convention Committees
Resolutions:
Laurie Nancekivell
Constitutional:
Kenneth Steinbrunner
Credentials:
Tara Langford
Planning:
Tara Langford
Disability Rights Liaison
Joel Usher
Excluded Staff Hiring
Ed Arvelin
Francophone Committee
Nathalie Rondeau
Highest Ranking Female (NUPGE & OFL Seats)
Sara Labelle
In Solidarity Board Liaison
Tara Maszczakiewicz
MDT/SDT Ad Hoc
Ed Arvelin
Nathalie Rondeau
OPSEU Resource/OPSEU Enterprises
Lucy Morton
Dave Doran
Pension Liaison
Janel Perron
Len Elliott
PHRC Board Liaison
Erin Smith-Rice
Policy Review
Kenneth Steinbrunner
Laurie Nancekivell
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):
Anna Ainsworth
International Humanity Work:
Joel Usher
International Solidarity Work:
Jennifer Van Zetten
Staff Negotiating
Kenneth Maclam
Kenneth Steinbrunner
Staff Pension Plan Trustees (term continuing)
Edie Strachan
Kenneth Steinbrunner
Drew Finucane
Len Elliott
Strategic Planning
Tara Maszczakiewicz
Lucy Morton
Anna Ainsworth
Coalition of Racialized Workers
Kingsley Kwok

2019 Executive Board and Executive Committee Meeting Dates

Board

January 23-24; March 20-21; April 24-25; May 22; June 26-27; September 25-26; October 23-24; November 20-21; December 11-12

Committee

January 17; March 14; April 18; May 21; June 13; September 19; October 17; November 7 & 19