August 9, 2021 – Keith Sullivan and Robert Keenan have been re-elected to the top elected positions of FFAW-Unifor.
Nominations for the FFAW-Unifor’s 16-member Executive Board, including the positions of President and Secretary-Treasurer, closed Monday, May 31st. Accompanied by staff of the chartered professional accounting firm Quinlan Boland Barrett, the Elections Committee met today, August 9th, to finalize the slate of candidates.
Also unopposed is Tony Doyle, Vice-President of the Inshore division of the Union, and the Industrial/Retail/Offshore Vice-President, Doretta Strickland.
Only one seat was contested in the election, IRO – Cape Freels South to Cape Pine, and Sheila Howell received the greatest number of votes.
Below is a full list of candidates and their election positions. The new Executive Board will be installed at the Union’s Triennial Convention, scheduled for November 22nd to 25th in St. John’s, NL.
For more information, please contact:
Tina Pretty, Chair of the FFAW-Unifor’s Election Committee – email@example.com
Courtney Langille at (709) 576-7276 | firstname.lastname@example.org
|Executive Board Position||
|President||Keith Sullivan||Elected by Acclamation|
|Secretary-Treasurer||Robert Keenan||Elected by Acclamation|
|VP – Inshore||Tony Doyle||Elected by Acclamation|
|VP – IRO||Doretta Strickland||Elected by Acclamation|
|Inshore – Avalon||Nelson Bussey||Elected by Acclamation|
|Inshore – NE Coast||Glen Newbury||Elected by Acclamation|
|Inshore – N. Pen/Lab.||Loomis Way||Elected by Acclamation|
|Inshore – W & S Coasts||Kevin Hardy||Elected by Acclamation|
|Inshore – Women’s||Nancy Bowers||Elected by Acclamation|
|Inshore – Crewmember||Michael Noonan||Elected by Acclamation|
|IRO – Cape Freels South to Cape Pine||Sheila Howell
|CONTESTED – Howell Elected August 9, 2021|
|IRO – Cape Pine West to Cox’s Cove||Charles Baker||Elected by Acclamation|
|IRO – Lab., Northern Pen & NE Coast||Nancy Fillier||Elected by Acclamation|
|IRO – Non-Fishing||Joey Warford||Elected by Acclamation|
|IRO – Offshore||VACANT*||Elected by Acclamation|
|*the elected candidate has since left their bargaining unit|