Election Candidates


The following candidates are running in the upcoming election on Thursday, June 13, 2019 for CUPE 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

Dave McKee

Jason Dziadyk


Recording Secretary

Brian Lutzer

Laurie Pilkey


AVP Community Services (except Parks)

Kevin Ariss – Acclaimed


AVP Police and Fire Services

Sharon Schaefer

Jasmine Calix


Trustee (3 year term)

Judy Krause – Acclaimed


Candidate Newsletters


For the benefit of all candidates running in the election, as well as for the members voting, all candidates are invited to submit an article to outline their ideas and platform for the membership.  The articles will not be edited and will be distributed to the membership as written by each candidate.


Voting will take place at the following locations and times:

Lakewood Civic Centre – Meeting Room

From 6:15 am to 9:00 am


City Hall – Committee Room E

From 10:15 am to 1:00 pm


Vic Rempel Yards – Greenhouse Conference Room

From 2:00 pm to 4:10 pm


Police Station

From 4:45 pm to 7:00 pm

As per June, 2018 email from Marno McInnes, HR Director:

Employees who are required to work on the day of the CUPE 59 election must vote prior to their shift starting, during the employees’ lunch hour or authorized break, after the end of the Employees’ shift or request and obtain an approved LOA.

 In Solidarity,

Nils Sundby and Dawn Haubrich

Election Co-Chairs

CUPE Local 59