Committees

The Union relies on a number of standing and ad hoc committees to conduct the multi-faceted activities of the Union.

The standing committees members are elected by the general membership, the Board of Directors and/or the Component Presidents and Ad hoc committees are appointed by the Board of Directors.

Each Committee consists of three to five members and the membership lasts for a two year term.

*Represents Ad Hoc Committees

The committees include:

This committee ensures that the membership understands the value of the Code of Solidarity to the organization, to promote the values established through the Code of Solidarity, to consider any questions raised with respect to conduct of a member in light of the Code of Solidarity.

Members :

Jeff Shannon, Chair
Sylvia Melanson
Adam Levesque
Paulette Ward
Nicki MacAfee, Staff
Susie Proulx-Daigle, President

The Finance Committee co-ordinates the financial affairs of the Union.

Members :

Terry Richard, Chair
Michelle Robertson
Frances Ford
Brigitte Mahoney
Ray Dorey
Susie Proulx-Daigle, President

This committee provides education and counseling and to respond to matters relating to
complaint of harassments in the workplace.

Members :

Roger Selesse, Chair
Jeff Shannon
Napoleon Basque
Chantal Grandmaison
Ellen Dinan
Nicki MacAfee, Staff
Susie Proulx-Daigle, President

This committee promotes awareness and educate members regarding Occupational Health and Safety issues, and to promote the passage of strong Occupational Health and Safety legislation.
Medical Science Professionals Educational Assistance.

Members:

Mike Allen, Chair
Jeff Grant
Earle Ali
Jean-Rheal Brideau
Roger Selesse
Nicki MacAfee, Staff
Susie Proulx-Daigle, President

 

This committee reviews applications and selects successful candidates for Union scholarships and bursaries.

Members:
Ray Dorey, Chair
Curtis Nicol
Jean-Guy Leclair
Denise Richard
Monica Bonnevie
Nicki MacAfee, Staff
Susie Proulx-Daigle, President

This committee recruits new staff members, represents the Union in labour management relations with the staff and negotiates collective agreements with the Staff Union. Members of the Staff Relations Committee are appointed by the Board of Directors.

Members:

Norman Bourque, Chair
Shawn Dube
Sylvia Melanson
Terry Richard
Jeff Shannon
Susie Proulx-Daigle, President

Is headed up by the Union Executive.

Members :

Susie Proulx-Daigle, President
Norman Bourque, 1st Vice President
Terry Richard, 2nd Vice President

This committee promotes the awareness of women’s issues within the union, and to encourages the participation of women at all levels of Union activities.

Members:

Sylvia Melanson, chair
Lisa Watters
Shawna Alberts
Nicole Lejeune
Denise Babineau
Nicki MacAfee, Staff
Susie Proulx-Daigle, President

This committee is set up to examine and address the needs and ideas of NBU members under the age of 35.

Members:
Shawn Dube, Chair
Shelley Coulombe
Shawna Alberts
Kathryn Kirby
Marc Poitras