Michelle Waite

Michelle WaiteMichelle Waite

Michelle Waite is a regional vice president of CUPE BC, re-elected in May 2015, representing Vancouver Island. She was first elected RVP in 2013. Michelle is the President of CUPE Local 3479, North Island College Support Staff and represents members in Courtenay, Campbell River, Port Alberni, Port Hardy and Ucluelet. Michelle holds positions on the Vancouver Island District Council, the CUPE BC Colleges Committee, the National Post Secondary Task Force and is a member of the CUPE Colleges Bargaining Council.

You can contact Michelle via email at:  pres.cupe3479@nic.bc.ca

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