Karen Ranalletta

Karen RanallettaKaren Ranalletta

Karen Ranalletta is one of four general vice presidents of CUPE BC and an officer of the BC Federation of Labour. Karen is President of CUPE 2950 (representing 1500+ clerical and library workers at the University of British Columbia) and the chair of the local's Education Committee. She is also a member of the Contract Committee, a health and safety steward and delegate to the CUPE Metro and District Council. In 2010 she became a member facilitator and at the 2011 CLC Convention she discovered a passion for pensions and was appointed to the CUPE BC Pension Committee later that year.  Karen has also chaired the Library and Technology and Communications Committees of CUPE BC.

You can contact Karen at 604-822-1478 or via email at [email protected]

Following is a complete list of the current executive members who were elected in April 2015 at our annual convention. 

Paul Faoro, CUPE BC President 

Trevor Davies, Secretary-Treasurer 

Frank Lee, General Vice-President

John Hall, General Vice-President

Karen Ranalletta, General Vice-President

Cindy McQueen, General Vice-President

Jacqueline Hall, Regional Vice-President
Fraser Valley Region

Ken Vaughan-Evans, Regional Vice-President
Kootenays

Michael Lanier, Regional Vice-President
Metro Vancouver Region

Sarah Bjorknas, Regional Vice-President
Metro Vancouver Region

Tanya Paterson, Regional Vice-President
Metro Vancouver Region

Karen Wong, Regional Vice-President
North Region

Jolene Lamoureux, Regional Vice-President
Okanagan Region

Amber Leonard, Regional Vice-President
Vancouver Island Region

Michelle Waite, Regional Vice-President
Vancouver Island Region

Debra Merrier, Diversity Vice-President
Representing Aboriginal Workers

Michele Alexander, Diversity Vice-President
Representing Workers of Colour

Laurie Whyte - Trustee
One year

Alexandra Youngberg - Trustee
Two Year

Jose van Berkel - Trustee
Three Year

Tracey O'Hara, Alternate Regional Vice-President
Fraser Valley Region

Vacant, Alternate Regional Vice-President
Metro Vancouver

Nicole Edmondson, Alternate Regional Vice-President
Okanagan Region

Monica Brady, Alternate Regional Vice-President
North Region

Niki Lord, Alternate Regional Vice-President
Kootenays Region

Alison Pringle, Alternate Regional Vice-President
Vancouver Island

Quinton Tutin, Alternate Diversity Vice-President
Representing Aboriginal Workers

Drew Parris, Alternate Diversity Vice-President
Representing Workers of Colour