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Staff working in the Vancouver Regional Office

Hetty Alcuitas : Secretary

Luc Guevremont : Regional Coordinator

Janelle Ho Shing : Regional Representative (Janelle is currently on leave - Karoline Klüg is acting in her position)

Janelle is responsible for he following locals in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley as well as the Political Action, National Human Rights Committee, Mainland Human Rights Committee portfolios. She also coordinates the work of the East Fraser Valley Area Council.

  • AGR 20038 Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Agassiz
  • CEIU 20903 Employment and Social Development Canada, Abbotsford
  • CEIU 20960 Employment and Social Development Canada, Chilliwack
  • CIU 20040 Canada Border Services Agency, Lower Mainland
  • DCL 20020 MDS Nordion
  • UNE 20378 CMHC Granville Island
  • UPCE 20095 Purolator Courier, Lower Mainland
  • USGE 20015 Correctional Service Canada, Fraser Valley Institutions
  • USGE 20017 Correctional Service Canada, Pacific Institution and Regional Treatment Centre Abbotsford
  • USGE 20040 Correctional Service Canada, Kent Institution
  • USGE 20054 Correctional Service Canada, Matsqui
  • USGE 20091 Correctional Service Canada, Regional Headquarters
  • USGE 20130 Correctional Service Canada, Mission Peniteniary
  • USGE 20141 Correctional Service Canada, Ferndale Penitentiary
  • USGE 20155 Correctional Service Canada, Kwikwixwelhp Healing Village
  • USGE 20156 Correctional Service Canada, Mountain Institution

Deanna Kimball : Regional Representative

Deanna is responsible for the following locals in the North and Downtown Vancouver as well as the NorthWest and NorthCentral Area Councils. She also coordinates the work of Vancouver, North, Okanagan, and Victoria Regional Womens Committes and the National Aboriginal Peoples Circle in BC. She also coordinates bargaining mobilization for our Canada Post members in BC.

  • AGR 20042 Canadian Grain Commission, Prince Rupert
  • CEIU 20901 Employment and Social Development Canada, Vancouver Regional Headquarters
  • CEIU 20921 Employment and Social Development Canada and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Prince George
  • CEIU 20922 Employment and Social Development Canada, Prince Rupert
  • CEIU 20926 Employment and Social Development Canada, Terrace and Smithers
  • CEIU 20928 Employment and Social Development Canada, Fort St. John and Dawson Creek
  • CEIU 20938 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Vancouver
  • CEIU 20974 Immigration and Refugee Board
  • GSU 20008 Public Services and Procurement Canada, BC Mainland
  • UCTE 20024 North Peace Airport
  • UCTE 20212 Prince George Airport
  • UCTE 20213 Canadian Coast Guard, Prince Rupert
  • UCTE 20215 Prince Rupert Airport
  • UCTE 20219 Canadian Coast Guard, Vancouver
  • UCTE 20221 Vancouver Airport
  • UNE 20088 Union of National Employees Composite Local, Vancouver
  • UNE 20089 Labour Canada, Vancouver
  • UNE 20301 Statistics Canada, Vancouver
  • UNE 20723 Gwaii Haanas National Park
  • UPCE 20101 Canada Post Corporation, Vancouver
  • USGE 20070 Royal Canadian Mounted Police, North District
  • USGE 20071 Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Prince Rupert
  • USGE 20086 Pacific Region Community Corrections and Parole Board of Canada
  • USGE 20090 Department of Justice, Vancouver
  • USGE 70061 Candadian Security Intelligence Service, National Local
  • USGE 70093 Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, National Local
  • USGE 70125 Federal & Supreme Court, National Local
  • UTE 20002 Canada Revenue Agency, Northern BC and Yukon
  • UVAE 20029 Veterans Affairs Canada, Vancouver
  • UVAE 20045 Veterans Affairs Canada, Pacific Region

Katherine Kirkwood : Secretary

Patricia Mullin : Admin Assistant

A familiar face to CEIU members, Patricia is enjoying working at the Vancouver Regional Office. Chances are good that she'll be the person answering the phone when you call! Patricia has been with CEIU/PSAC since 1985.

Deb Seaboyer : Education Officer

Deb has been a union member throughout her working life, including almost 20 years as a PSAC member working for Canada Post Corporation.  She began working for PSAC as an Acting Regional Representative and then in December 2002 started working fulltime in her substantive position as the PSAC Grievance and Adjudication Officer for BC and the Yukon.  Her duties involved providing representation at arbitration hearings for PSAC members anywhere in Canada.  In December 2013, Deb became the Regional Education Officer, where she plans to apply her administration skills, love of education and knowledge gained throughout her 34 years as a worker to assist the staff to provide training for the members that broadens and strengthens the labour movement within the BC Region.

Robert Strang : Regional Representative

Robert is responsible for the following locals in the Okanagan/Kootenays and Surrey/Delta/Langley. He is also responsible for the Okanagan and West Fraser Valley Area Councils and the Okanagan Human Rights Committee, and is the Regional Mobilization Coordinator for the Treasury Board PA EB SV TC and FB bargaining units and NavCan.

  • AGR 20027 Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Okanagan Centre
  • AGR 20041 Canadian Food Inspection Agency, South Okanagan
  • AGR 20043 Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Summerland
  • CEIU 20910 Employment and Social Development Canada, Surrey
  • CEIU 20914 Employment and Social Development Canada, Kamloops and Salmon Arm
  • CEIU 20915 Employment and Social Development Canada, Vernon
  • CEIU 20917 Employment and Social Development Canada, Penticton
  • CEIU 20918 Employment and Social Development Canada, Nelson and Cranbrook
  • CEIU 20964 Employment and Social Development Canada, Langley
  • CEIU 20972 Employment and Social Development Canada, Kelowna
  • CIU 20045 Canada Border Services Agency, Interior and Border Ports
  • UNE 20106 Mount Revelstoke National Park
  • UNE 20214 Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
  • UNE 20278 Fort Langley National Historic Park
  • UCTE 20222 Nav Canada, Vancouver
  • UCTE 20230 Kamloops Airport
  • USGE 20067 Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Kootenay
  • USGE 20069 Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Kamloops
  • USGE 20153 Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Kelowna
  • UTE 20003 Canada Revenue Agency, Kelowna Tax Services Office
  • UTE 20007 Canada Revenue Agency, Burnaby-Fraser Tax Services Office
  • UTE 20026 Canada Revenue Agency, Penticton Tax Services Office
  • UTE 20029 Canada Revenue Agency, Surrey Tax Centre
  • UTE 20050 Canada Revenue Agency, Burnaby Fraser Call Centre
  • UVAE 20035 Veterans Affairs, Penticton

Monica Urrutia : Regional Representative

Monica previously worked for the Federal Government and was a PSAC member for eight years, involved at local, regional, and national levels. She started her activism through youth and women's issues in the Filipino and broader community and saw a need to bridge this social activism with the union movement. As a PSAC Regional Representative she continues to put her experiences to work for the benefit of the members. Monica is responsible for the following Downtown and Metro Vancouver locals, the Young Worker portfolio and the Mainland Young Worker Committee, the Vancouver & District Area Council, as well as being the Mobilization Coordinator for CFIA and SSO members in BC and the Granville Island and Purolator bargaining units. Monica also holds the International Solidarity portfolio.

  • AGR 20044 Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lower Mainland
  • AGR 20060 Canadian Grain Commission, Vancouver
  • DCL 22000 First Nations Health Authority
  • CEIU 20937 Service Canada ITC, Vancouver
  • CEIU 20939 Employment and Social Development Canada, North Vancouver
  • CEIU 20944 Employment and Social Development Canada, Vancouver - 10th Ave and Fraser Street
  • CEIU 20951 Employment and Social Development Canada, Richmond
  • CEIU 20961 Employment and Social Development Canada, EI Telecentre, Vancouver
  • NHU 20031 Health Canada and Public Health Agency of Canada, BC provincewide
  • NRU 20088 Natural Resources Canada, BC Provincewide
  • UCTE 20223 Canadian Coast Guard, Vancouver
  • UEW 20147 Fisheries and Oceans Canada, BC Provincewide
  • UEW 20729 Environment and Climate Change Canada, Pacific Region
  • UNE 20140 Statistical Survey Operations Field Interviewers, BC and Yukon
  • UNE 20150 Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, provincewide
  • UTE 20027 Canada Revenue Agency, Vancouver Tax Services Office

The staff working in the Collective Bargaining Branch Office

Abudi Awaysheh : Regional Grievance & Adjudications Officer

Laurel Axam : Secretary

I began working for the Government of Canada in April 1980. My 19th birthday was celebrated one week before this. I was a CR-2 in an Unemployment Insurance (now called Employment Insurance) office when I walked my first picket line during the September 1980 CR strike. In 1981 (in May if memory serves) I got a CR-3 position at “CIC Metro” in Vancouver, the regional office for Immigration Canada. Then in September 1981 I got a CR-4 position with Labour Canada. Labour Canada became part of Human Resources Development Canada when it was formed in 1994. While working for Labour Canada and HRDC I held a variety of positions with Local executives in the National Component. The union officer position I held the longest was that of Local Secretary. I stayed with Labour until being assigned to HRDC’s Finance section in 1997. I worked for HRDC (now HRSDC and SDC) until November 2003 when I started working with Deb Seaboyer and Moe Ritchie in the Vancouver Satellite Office, Collective Bargaining Branch of the PSAC.

Erna Post : Regional Negotiator

The staff working in the Regional Executive Vice President's office

Bob Jackson : Regional Executive Vice President, BC

Bob Jackson is the PSAC's Regional Executive Vice-President for British Columbia.

Kristin Schnider : REVP's Executive Assistant

Patrick Bragg : Political Communications Officer

Staff working in the Victoria Regional Office

Dave Jackson : Regional Representative

Dave is the Regional Representative in Victoria. He is responsible for all these Vancouver Island locals, the Victoria and North Vancouver Island Area Councils, the Vancouver Island Human Rights Committee and the Vancouver Island Young Workers Committee. Dave is also the Regional Mobilization Coordinator for the Parks and CRA bargaining units in BC.


  • AGR 20064 Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Vancouver Island
  • CEIU 20912 Employment and Social Development Canada, Courtenay
  • CEIU 20941 Employment and Social Development Canada, Victoria
  • CEIU 20947 Employment and Social Development Canada, Nanaimo
  • CEIU 20963 Employment and Social Development Canada, Campbell River
  • CEIU 20966 Employment and Social Development Canada, Duncan
  • CEIU 20967 Employment and Social Development Canada, Saanich
  • CEIU 20969 Employment and Social Development Canada, Port Alberni
  • CEIU 20973 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Victoria
  • CEIU 20975 Employment and Social Development Canada, Victoria
  • CIU 20042 Canada Border Services Agency, Vancouver Island
  • DCL 20500 Canadian Corps of Commissionaires, Victoria, the Islands and Yukon
  • UEW 20076 Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Institute of Ocean Sciences
  • UEW 20090 Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Pacific Biological Station
  • UEW 20169 Natural Resources Canada, Pacific Forestry Centre
  • GSU 20001 Public Services and Procurement Canada, Victoria
  • UNE 29266 Pacific Rim National Park
  • UNE 20280 Gulf Islands National Park
  • NHU 20017 Health Canada, Victoria
  • UCTE 20209 Victoria Airport
  • UCTE 20218 Canadian Coast Guard, Tofino-Ucluelet
  • UCTE 20220 Canadian Coast Guard, Victoria
  • UCTE 20232 Lightkeepers
  • UNDE 21007 National Defence, Comox
  • UNDE 21008 National Defence, Victoria
  • UNDE 21009 National Defence, Victoria
  • UNDE 21010 National Defence, Colwood
  • UNDE 21011 National Defence, Rocky Point
  • UNDE 21013 National Defence, Victoria
  • UNDE 21016 National Defence, Victoria
  • UNDE 21017 National Defence, Nanoose
  • UNDE 21018 IMP Group, Comox
  • UPCE 20104 Canada Post, Victoria
  • USGE 20012 Royal Canadian Mounted Police, South Island
  • USGE 20018 Correctional Service Canada and Parole Board of Canada, William Head Penitentiary
  • USGE 20174 Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Vancouver Island North
  • UTE 20028 Canada Revenue Agency, Victoria Tax Service Office
  • UVAE 20030 Veterans Affairs Canada, Victoria

James Little : Regional Representative / Health and Safety

James is responsible for the following locals in the Lower Mainland as well as the Health and Safety (BRUSH Committee) portfolio:

  • CEIU 20943 Employment and Social Development Canada, Maple Ridge and Coquitlam
  • CEIU 20949 Employment and Social Development Canada, Burnaby and New Westminster
  • USGE 20011 Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Regional Headquarters and Lower Mainland

Rosemary MacKenzie : Admin Assistant

Rosemary became a member of PSAC in 1981 back in Ottawa. In the mid 1990’s, after relocating BC, she became Local President / National Officer / RVP for NRU 20088. She started out as A/Secretary for the Victoria Regional Office in November 2003. In May 2004, she became the Admin Assistant. Rosemary enjoys the interaction with the members she serves on the Island. One of her main interests is her Harley-Davidson FLHX Street Glide.