Kirk Mercer was re-elected Vancouver Island Regional Vice-President, at CUPE BC’s 57th annual Convention in 2021. He has been a proud CUPE member at the University of Victoria for 15 years. He currently serves as President for Local 951, and is also the Chair of the CUPE BC Skilled Trades Committee. Kirk previously held the positions of 1st Vice-President and Deputy Chief Steward for many years and has served as an experienced member of the Negotiations Committee from 2009 to present. In his role he has recently become chair of the Victoria United Way Labour committee
and member of the Board of Governors and looks forward to working with the other unions.