Elections

Local 55 ONA elections for the 2019-2020 term

  • This election is for all positions
  • ONA executive and committee members and floor reps.

 

 Final update: November 6, 2018

Voting results:

Local Coordinator (185 votes casted)

Brenda Pugh: 144 votes

Rita Clark: 41 votes

Winner: Brenda Pugh

SMGH Bargaining Unit President (140 votes casted)

Erin Ariss: 130 votes

Rita Clark: 1o votes

Winner: Erin Ariss

Other positions were previously acclaimed (see below)

Committee members and floor reps will be posted on each bargaining unit’s home page.


Voting locations:

  • Cambridge Memorial Hospital
  • St Mary’s Hospital
  • Trinity Village members will be voting at St. Mary’s Hospital
  • Saint Luke’s Place members will be voting at Cambridge Memorial Hospital

The following ONA positions will be voted on:

Local Coordinator candidates:

Brenda Pugh (Incumbent) resume available here

Rita Clark, resume available here



The following ONA Executive positions have been acclaimed:

Local 55 Treasurer

  • Tara Farias

Local 55 Secretary                  

  • Laurie Kudoba


CMH:  

Bargaining Unit President

  • Brenda Pugh

Vice President

  • Michelle Kumbera

Committees   (click here if interested in any current openings)

Health and Safety

  • Brenda Michi
  • TBA

Human Rights  

  • Simone Peters

Negotiations  

  • Michelle Kumbera
  • TBA

Hospital Association

  • Michelle Kumbera
  • TBA

Scheduling Committee

  • TBA

SMH:

Bargaining Unit President

  • TBA

Vice President

  • Deanna Dowsett

Health and Safety

  • TBA
  • TBA

Human Rights  

  • TBA

Negotiations  

  • TBA
  • TBA

Hospital Association

  • TBA
  • TBA

Scheduling Committee

  • TBA

Saint Luke’s Place:

Bargaining Unit President

  • Cathy Phippen

Vice President

  • N/A

Trinity Village:

Bargaining Unit President

  • Anh Truong

Vice President

  • N/A


Elections for Local 55, all sites
TERM: January 2019 – December 2020
Local: CMH, SMH, Trinity Village and St. Luke’s place

2018 is an election year for our Local. Want to know more and be involved in your union?

Below is a list of positions you can be nominated for.


Click here to download LOCAL election policy

Click here to download Nomination form for Local 55

Send completed forms to your Election officer  by October 10 at noon.

Candidates’ names will be posted on Oct 22, 2018

Election officers

Location Name Contact
Trinity Village TBA TBA
Cambridge Memorial Hospital Cheryl Adams Ext: 4250
St. Mary’s Hospital Bianca Colcer bcolcer@smgh.ca‭   (226) 606-8640
St. Luke’s Place TBA  TBA

 

This video highlights why WE ARE ONA!

Local and Bargaining Unit Election Policy

 

Constitution, Statement of Beliefs, organization chart

 

Once an election officer has been appointed (per site), all members will be  notified by hospital email and online bulletin board.
Members accepting the role of election officer cannot be running for any ONA position.

Voting will take place November 5

Available Positions:

Excecutive

LOCAL COORDINATOR

BARGAINING UNIT PRESIDENT

BARGAINING UNIT VICE PRESIDENT

SECRETARY

TREASURER

LOCAL/BARGAINING UNIT REPRESENTATIVES
 

Committees

HUMAN RIGHTS REP

HEALTH AND SAFETY

HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION COMMITTEE

SCHEDULING COMMITTEE

NEGOTIATION COMMITTEE

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE


Floor Reps (CMH)

1)        NURSE RESOURCE TEAM

2)        REHAB

3)        OBSTETRICS

4)        PEADIATRICS

5)        MENTAL HEALTH

6)        PERIOPERATIVE

7)         INETENSIVE CARE UNIT

8)         EMERGENCY

9)         MEDICINE

10)        INPATIENT SURGERY

11)        MEDICAL DAY CLINIC

 

Unit Representatives (SMGH)

1)       ICU/CCU

2)       OR/PACU

3)       Endoscopy

4)       700 Med/Surg

5)       Vascular Access Team

6)        3West CVS

7)        Cardiac Catheterization Lab

8)         Presurg and Day Surgery

9)         500 Medicine

10)        600 Chest Unit

11)        CVICU

12)        Nurse Practitioners

Committees / Floor Reps for Trinity Village and St. Luke’s place as available.

 

GLOSSARY OF TERMS

Candidate – A member with entitlements who has allowed her/his name to stand for an elected position and is awaiting the outcome of the vote.

Election Committee – Appointed by the Chartered Local Executive to hold the Chartered Local Elections.

Local Executive Committee – An Executive Committee administers the affairs of the Chartered Local Association (By-Law II – #1).

Member – A person who has signed a membership application form and currently holds membership entitlements in accordance with article 3.01(c) of the Constitution.

Polling Station – A place where members of the Chartered Local Association cast their vote in a Local election, as determined by the Election Committee.

Posted in Relevant Workplaces – Locals to have policy that clearly describes the locations and the methods of posting notices in the workplace.

Scrutineer – The word scrutineer refers to a member with entitlements of the Chartered Local Association who has agreed to distribute ballots for the purpose of voting at a Local election and who will also count the ballots once voting has ceased. The scrutineers will also communicate who the successful candidates are in the election.

Unit Representatives – An appropriate number of Unit Representatives are elected by and from the members of the Bargaining Unit to represent members in specific areas or functions of their employer’s establishment (By-Law VIII).