CUPE 59 Election 2017


The following are the candidates running in the upcoming election on Thursday, June 8, 2017 for CUPE Local 59.
Please note: where there is only one candidate who put in a nomination form for a position, that position is automatically acclaimed by that candidate.

General Vice President
Jason Dziadyk
Dave McKee

Recording Secretary
Brian Lutzer
Karen Morgan

Area Vice President, Community Services (Except Parks)
Kevin Ariss
Myra Roschuk

Area Vice President, Police & Fire Protection Services
Gloria Kyowski-Bzdel – ACCLAIMED

Trustee – 1 year term remaining in a 3 year term
Anne Prescesky – ACCLAIMED

Trustee – 3 year term
Dawn Haubrich – ACCLAIMED

For the benefit of all candidates running in the election, as well as for the members voting in the election, all candidates are invited to submit an article to outline your ideas and platform for the membership. Please be mindful of the Equality Statement in writing your article in a professional and fair manner. The articles will not be edited and will be distributed to the membership as written by each candidate.

Candidates, please submit your article to the CUPE 59 office via email ( no later than
Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

I am pleased to advise that the following members have once again agreed to participate on the Elections Committee for this year:

Leslee Palmer (Chairperson)
Bob Berikoff
Kim Rybchinski

These members have done an excellent job in previous years and are very familiar with the whole election process and we are pleased they are willing to once again take on this huge task!

Voting times and locations will be the same as in previous years and further information regarding this will be included with the Candidate’s Newsletter and sent via email to the membership prior to the election date.