Mark Hancock November 2016Mark Hancock was elected the 6th National President of CUPE in November 2015, following two terms as president and four terms as secretary-treasurer of CUPE BC

Hancock became a CUPE member in 1984, and served fifteen years as president of Local 498 representing Port Coquitlam Municipal Employees. His experience as a local union president and union activist directly inform Hancock’s priorities since becoming National President; in particular, giving locals the support they need to make the gains their members deserve at the bargaining table – and to push back when they’re under attack.

At the national level, Hancock has been an outspoken voice for building a fairer and more inclusive economy, and for defending the rights of an increasingly precarious workforce.