Local Executive


Steven McCaw, MRT(R)
(519) 685-8500 ext 55384

The President of the Local is responsible for chairing all meetings, including General Membership Meetings, Local Executive Committee meetings, etc. The President is also ex-officio member of all committees in the Local, attends Labour Management meetings, mobilizes and organizes new units interested in joining our Local, oversees any required information or voting sessions, and generally supervises the affairs and operations of the Local. S/he is also responsible for creating and presenting a President’s Report at each General Membership Meeting.

Our Local is large enough that our President is on full-time book-off, in order to better attend to our more serious issues in a timely manner.



Sandi Blancher, MLT

The Vice-President steps in to perform the duties of the President any time the President is not available (e.g. vacation). The Vice-President may also be assigned any other duties that the Executive Committee feels are appropriate to that office.


Peter Masters, MRT(NM)
(519) 646-6100 ext 65736

The Treasurer is primarily responsible for the administration of the funds of the Local, including the operating funds. The Treasurer is responsible for creating and presenting Treasurer’s Reports for each General Membership Meeting, as well as an annual Budget. S/he is also responsible for preparing all accounting records for auditing by the Trustees.

Our current Treasurer is booked off every Wednesday to conduct Union business.


Lynn Watson, MRT(R)

The Secretary is primarily responsible for distributing communications to members (e.g. notice of General Membership meeting), and ensuring any correspondence from members is either answered or forwarded to the appropriate Executive or Staff member. The Secretary takes minutes at all meetings and forwards them appropriately. The Secretary is also responsible for overseeing and/or maintaining the Local’s website.


Description of Officer duties adapted from the OPSEU Constitution