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BC Regional Council

Regionalization

At the 1997 PSAC National convention the delegates passed a resolution supporting the Regionalization of the union. This established the following regions: Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, National Headquarters, Prairies, British Columbia and the North.

Each region is represented on the Alliance Executive Committee by a Regional Executive Vice-President. The 7 REVPs along with the National President and the National Vice-President form the governing body of the Alliance.

The Regional Executive Vice-President for BC is Jamey Mills. He was elected as the PSAC Regional Executive Vice-President for BC in 2017.

Jamey is a long time union leader who began his career as an activist as the Young Workers Coordinator on the PSAC BC Regional Council and as a member of the BC Federation of Labour Young Worker Committee, where he sat on the BC Fed Executive Council. Jamey has held a number of positions within his Local, UTE 20027 - Vancouver Tax Services Office, including Vice-President and Chief Shop Steward. He is the former President of the PSAC Vancouver Area Council, and prior to becoming the Regional Executive Vice-President he served on the PSAC BC Regional Council as Metro Vancouver Coordinator and as Alternate Regional Executive Vice-President.

The BC Regional Council

The B.C. Regional Council is composed of geographic representatives, equity representatives, and a representative each for the National Officers, Directly Chartered Locals and Health & Safety.

All positions on the BC Regional Council are elected from among the membership. The Regional Executive Vice President is a full-time paid position. All other members of the council work in jobs represented by the union and serve the union as volunteers. In addition to chairing the BC Regional Council, the REVP represents BC on the Alliance Executive Committee, the body that runs the union nationally. He also represents the PSAC on the Executive Council of the BC Federation of Labour.

The Regional Councils meets twice a year in person and regularly via conference call to strategize on issues that affect PSAC members in B.C. The minutes of meetings will be posted on this website as well as any upcoming meetings.

If you have any items you wish the council to discuss or if you have any questions or concerns you can contact the REVP by email: revp-bc@psac.com.

Here is a list of the BC Regional Council Members elected at the 2017 BC Regional Convention.

Position Name
Regional Executive Vice President Jamey Mills
A/REVP Todd Smith
Metro Vancouver Coordinator Jennifer Horsley
Metro Vancouver Coordinator Shane Polak
Metro Vancouver Coordinator Sky Belt
East Fraser Valley Coordinator Antony Paller
West Fraser Valley Coordinator Johann Ackermann
Southern Interior Coordinator Carolyn McGillivray
Southern Interior Coordinator Wes Todd
Northeast BC Coordinator Sharon Bull
Northwest BC Coordinator Jill MacNeill
South Island Coordinator Colleen Girard
South Island Coordinator Patricia Martin
North Island Coordinator Bert Farwell
Aboriginal Equity Coordinator Giselle Henry
Racially Visible Equity Coordinator Jennifer Chieh Ho
Members with Disabilities Equity Coordinator Joshua Miller
Womens Coordinator Kelly Sidhu
Pride Equity Coordinator Nia Gillies
Health & Safety Coordinator Linda Harding
DCL/Small Separate Employers Coordinator David Schinbein
National Officers Coordinator Leanne Hughes
Young Workers Coordinator James Brierley
Alternates  
2nd Alternate REVP Terri Lee
Young Workers 01 Margaret Humen
Young Workers 02 Sky Belt
MWD 01 Shane Polak
MWD 02 Kelly Megyesi
DCL/Small Separate Employers 01 Joanne Hay
DCL/Small Separate Employers 02 John Davies
Women Kelly Megyesi
Health & Safety Angela George
Metro Vancouver Terri Lee
South Vancouver Island 01 Astrid Stoker
South Vancouver Island 02 Ernest Hooker
South Vancouver Island 03 John Davies
North Vancouver Island 01 Vanessa Miller
North Vancouver Island 02 Christine Walker
East Fraser Valley 01 Kirsty Havard
East Fraser Valley 02 Joyce Slett
West Fraser Valley 01 Susie Blyth
West Fraser Valley 02 Stephen Klaver
Northwest BC Nicole Pottle
Northeast BC Tiffany Hobbins
Northeast BC Ron Hardy
Aboriginal 01 Jenny MacLeod
Aboriginal 02 Karen Sutton
Racially Visible 01 Stephen Torng
Racially Visible 02 Eamon Myagi
Pride 01 Sky Belt
Pride 02 Jennifer Chieh Ho
National Officers Vanessa Miller
National Officers Jennifer Chieh Ho
June 22, 2017 - 1:11pm •
Over 180 delegates, observers, and guests gathered at the PSAC BC Regional Convention which took place June 16,17,18 in Vancouver.
June 11, 2017 - 2:35pm •
PSAC BC, along with the BC Federation of Labour and many of its affiliates, help sponsor the BC Lions Be More Than A Bystander campaign.
May 17, 2017 - 2:03pm •
We will be posting more information and important documents at this page as we move forward with our Convention planning - watch this space! If you have any questions or would like more information, please feel free to contact the Office of the REVP B.C.
May 4, 2017 - 4:11pm •
January 4, 2017 - 10:23am •
On behalf of the B.C. Regional Council, we are pleased to announce that the 7th B.C. Regional Triennial Convention of the Public Service Alliance of Canada will be held at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, 900 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, B.C. from Friday, June 16 to Sunday, June 18, 2017 under the theme: Honouring the Past, the Future Is Ours - 1997-2017 - Twenty Years of Solidarity.
October 31, 2016 - 3:29pm •
Here are the Regional Council reports and teleconference call minutes presented at the October 2016 Regional Council meeting.
October 24, 2016 - 1:08pm •
All members in the Lower Mainland Invited! Share this event on Facebook!
October 24, 2016 - 11:23am •
The PSAC BC Regional Council recently passed a motion put forward by the PSAC BC Environment Committee endorsing the Council of Canadians campaign that calls on Canadians to pledge to not buy bottled water and to boycott Nestlé products. We encourage all PSAC members in BC to take the pledge at canadians.org today. Here is a full list of Nestlé products.
August 16, 2016 - 1:37pm •
To: PSAC Locals in the B.C. Region We are pleased to be sending you this Registration Package for the 2016 PSAC B.C. Regional Conference for Young Workers, which will be held November 26-27, 2016 at the Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront under the theme Up Next: Young Worker Leadership Summit. Registration Deadline: Friday, September 30, 2016 Conference Dates: November 26-27, 2016 Conference Location: Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront, Vancouver This Registration Package includes:
April 22, 2016 - 2:16pm •
‎"International Mother Earth Day is a chance to reaffirm our collective responsibility to promote harmony with nature at a time when our planet is under threat from climate change, unsustainable exploitation of natural resources and other man-made problems. When we threaten the planet, we undermine our only home—and our future survival. On this International Day, let us renew our pledges to honor and respect Mother Earth Secretary" - United Nations (U.N.) Secretary General Ban Ki Moon

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