Regional Vice-President, Newfoundland and Labrador
Lucas has been a CUPE member for over 30 years, having started his career as a school board worker in 1978. He has served as the president of CUPE Newfoundland and Labrador for the past 19 years.
Wayne returns to the National Executive Board after an absence of 8 years. He previously held the position of Regional Vice President from 1990 to 1997.
From 1997 to 2001, Wayne also served as the General Vice President for the Atlantic Maritimes region. He is a solid NDP supporter and has offered himself as a candidate for election in 3 previous provincial election campaigns.
Well-crafted in the art of media-relations, Wayne continues to be the public voice of CUPE NL’s 6,000 members.