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Moist wins as national president; Généreux as secretary-treasurer

WINNIPEGPaul Moist was re-elected to his second two-year term as CUPE national president at the union’s 22nd biennial convention yesterday. Moist, 49, became national president in 2003.

Claude Généreux was re-elected for his third straight term as national secretary-treasurer. He was first elected to the position in 2001.

Elections for National Executive Board have concluded as follows:

General Vice-Presidents: Mario Gervais, Tom Graham, Rick MacMillan, Barry O’Neill and Patrick (Sid) Ryan.

Regional Vice-Presidents: NF - Donna Ryan; NS - Danny Cavanagh; NB - Daniel Légère; PEI - Donalda MacDonald; QC - Claude Turcotte, Charles Fleury; ON - Michael Hurley (South), Candace Rennick, Wyman McKinnon (North); MB - Kevin Rebeck; SK - Frank Mentes; AB - Margaret Templeton; BC - Mark Hancock, Fred Muzin.

Diversity Vice-Presidents: Dharam Boodhoo (Alternate, Yolande McLean); Leo Cheverie (Alternate, Brian Barron).

Six-year Trustee: Lyndsay Foley

About 1,700 members of Canada’s largest union have been meeting this week in Winnipeg at its national convention, the union’s highest decision-making body.


David Robbins
CUPE communications
(613) 878-1431 (cell)