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Local Nomination Results – 2024 Election

This bulletin has been divided into 3 sections:

1. Local Elections Required

2. Acclaimed Local Positions

3. Local Vacancies

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1. LOCAL ELECTIONS REQUIRED

Local Elections are required for the following positions and will commence at 09:00 EST on March 11, 2024 and close at 12:00 EST on March 21, 2024:

LOCAL 4091

Local 4091 President
(1 position available)
Karim Sheir
Natasha Stea

Local 4091 Vice President
(5 positions available)
Philippe Bonneville
Julie Dallaire-Bourget
Caroline Lozeau-Gelinas
Eric Marchand
Julie Potvin
Catherine St-Onge

LOCAL 4092

Local 4092 President
(1 position available)
Carmine Mastromattei
Denis Montpetit

Local 4092 Vice President
(8 positions available)
Michelle Duhaney
Robert Hatfield
Kirk Horsman
Cynthia Kryszak
Alison MacDonald
Meaghan Mroczek-Porato
Laurent (Larry) Roy
Victoria Primavera
Lillian Speedie

LOCAL 4094

Local 4094 Vice President
(8 positions available)
Stephen Galandie
Vanita Grewal
Sandra Hendre
Lorna Holmes
Bernadette Jean
Alison Kjertinge
Henly Larden
Jesse Matthews
Travis Petersen

LOCAL 4095

Local 4095 President
(1 position available)
Tyler McBain
Kim Wentzell
Rebeca Woodward

Local 4095 Vice President
(3 positions available)
Jessica Dunn
Constance Kuentzler
Nuria Martin
Daylen Mitansky
Janice Patience
Nadine Perrin
Brittany Thomas
Heather Tilroe
Bethania Valenzuela

IMPORTANT, PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: You will receive a letter by email, and by regular mail for those that did not opt out of physical mailings, directly from Simply Voting prior to the vote opening. This letter will contain a new Elector ID and Password, along with detailed instructions on how to vote online and by telephone.

You have the option of voting by web, or by phone, as per Component Bylaws. You will need your new Elector ID and Password to access the system.

Once you have submitted your vote, the Simply Voting system will issue a printable electronic receipt. If you are voting by phone, you can only access your electronic receipt by logging into the Simply Voting system online.

If you are experiencing difficulties registering your vote, please e-mail vote@accomponent.ca or call 1-877-411-3552, extension 254 or (416) 798-3399, extension 254. Please provide us with your name, employee number, phone number, e-mail address, and postal code. We will respond as quickly as possible during business hours (weekdays 9:00am – 4:00pm EST), however, please allow us 1 business day to respond.

As the campaigning process begins, we ask that everyone click HERE to review the Election Guidelines.  These guidelines pertain not only to the candidates, but to the entire membership.

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2. ACCLAIMED LOCAL POSITIONS

The following Local positions have been acclaimed:
LOCAL 4091

Local 4091 Secretary-Treasurer
David Guillemette – ACCLAIMED

LOCAL 4092

Local 4092 Secretary-Treasurer
Da Hyen (David) Lee – ACCLAIMED

LOCAL 4094

Local 4094 President
Carolyn Bugnon – ACCLAIMED

Local 4094 Secretary-Treasurer
Cindy Bell – ACCLAIMED

LOCAL 4095

Local 4095 Secretary-Treasurer
Jocelyne Picot – ACCLAIMED

Local 4095 Trustee
William Kwok – ACCLAIMED

LOCAL 4098

Local 4098 President
Amy Murray – ACCLAIMED

Local 4098 Vice President
Craig Smith – ACCLAIMED

Local 4098 Secretary-Treasurer
Heather Kelly – ACCLAIMED

Local 4098 Toronto Base Vice President
Piotr Fester – ACCLAIMED

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3. LOCAL VACANCIES

There are vacancies in the following Local positions:

LOCAL 4091
– Local 4091 Trustee – 1 vacant position

LOCAL 4092
– Local 4092 Trustee – 1 vacant position

LOCAL 4094
– Local 4094 Trustee – 1 vacant position

LOCAL 4098
– Local 4098 Montreal Base Vice President – 2 vacant positions
– Local 4098 Toronto Base Vice President – 2 vacant positions
– Local 4098 Trustee – 1 vacant position

 

In Solidarity,

Your Component Tabulating Committee

Component Officers’ Election – 2024 – Results

Voting in the Air Canada Component Officers’ Election closed at 12:00 EST today.

The following candidates were elected:

Air Canada Component President

Wesley Lesosky

Air Canada Component Vice-President

Theresa Mitchell

Air Canada Component Secretary-Treasurer

Guillaume Leduc

If you participated in this election, you were issued an anonymous voting receipt code (accessible only online for 14 days after the vote closes). The results & breakdown will be published to the Air Canada Component of CUPE voting website https://accomponent.simplyvoting.com for viewing, and a spreadsheet of vote data will be made available for download to track your receipt.

We thank all of the members who exercised their right to vote.

In Solidarity,

Your Component Tabulating Committee

CORRECTION – Notice Of Upcoming Local Elections – 2024

For Local 4098 (Rouge) Members Only

The bulletin that was sent out on Monday had the wrong number of available Toronto Base Vice-President positions for Local 4098 in the Instructions for Candidates attachment.  The correct number of available Toronto Base Vice-Presidents for Local 4098 is three (3). The corrected Instructions for Candidates document is attached HERE in English or HERE in French.

In Solidarity,

Your Component Tabulating Committee

Notice Of Upcoming Local Elections – 2024

In accordance with the Air Canada Component Bylaws, anyone wishing to be nominated should adhere to the following information:

C.3 Notice of Local Officer Elections
C.3.1 Beginning in 2021 Local Officer Elections shall be held in March, last a minimum of ten (10) days and close at 12:00 noon EST on the final day of voting. Terms shall be as follows:
(a) President, Vice-President, and Secretary-Treasurer elections shall be held every two (2) years until 2021. As of 2021 these elections shall be held every three (3) years.
(b) A trustee election shall be held every year.

C.4 Nomination Procedures for Local Officer Elections
C.4.1 Members who wish to be nominated for a Local Officer position (Local President, Local Vice-President, Local Secretary-Treasurer, or Local Trustee) shall file nomination papers and a completed Oath of Nomination form, to be received by the Chairperson of the Component Tabulating Committee by February 15th in the calendar year preceding the Local Officer Elections. The Component Tabulating Committee shall have full responsibility for voting arrangements in accordance with these Bylaws.

C.4.2 A candidate may be nominated for only one (1) position and in doing so may only solicit signatures for one (1) intended position.  Candidates shall disclose their full name and intended position clearly on the nomination papers prior to soliciting signatures.

C.4.3 Nomination forms, as provided by the Component Tabulating Committee, must have signatures from lesser of either:
(a) Fifty (50) members of the eligible voters on the Local’s Membership List; or
(b) Five (5%) percent of the eligible voters on the Local’s Membership List.

C.4.4 The Oath of Nomination form (Appendix “F”) must be completed in its entirety in order to be accepted by the Tabulating Committee.

NOTE: For interested candidates, a complete instruction package with nomination sheets will be available on the Air Canada Component website www.accomponent.ca or by clicking HERE for the English version or HERE for the French version. It is recommended that you read the complete instruction package.

DEADLINE: Completed Nomination Sheets and the Oath of Nomination must be received no later than, February 15, 2024, at 16:00 EST at the following address:
AIR CANADA COMPONENT TABULATING COMMITTEE
25 BELFIELD ROAD
ETOBICOKE, ONTARIO
M9W 1E8

Nomination Sheets and the Oath of Nomination received after February 15, 2024 at 16:00 EST will NOT be accepted. The Tabulating Committee recommends sending your documentation by registered mail to ensure timely delivery and receipt.

In Solidarity,

Your Component Tabulating Committee

Component Officers’ Election – 2024 – Vote Opened Today

The Air Canada Component Officers’ Election began today at 09:00 EST and will close at 12:00 EST on January 19, 2024.

The candidates running for Component positions are:

Air Canada Component President

Wesley Lesosky
Raymond Nakon
Isa Stahl
Air Canada Component Vice-President

Shifa Begmohamed
Robert Hatfield
Theresa Mitchell
Nadine Perrin
Karim Sheir

Air Canada Component Secretary-Treasurer

Lorna Holmes
Guillaume Leduc
Ingrid Watson

Enclosed in this package are the candidates’ resumes and ballot statements, which can be viewed by clicking on each of the candidates’ names above.  Links to the French resumes can be found below.

IMPORTANT, PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: You should have received a letter, by regular mail, directly from Simply Voting. This letter will contain a new Elector ID and Password, along with detailed instructions on how to vote online and by telephone. This same information was also emailed to you earlier this morning.

If you have not received either the letter from Simply Voting by regular mail, or the email this morning from Simply Voting, please email us at vote@accomponent.ca. Please include ALL of the following information: your full name, your employee number, your telephone number, your mailing address, and your email address.

You have the option of voting by web, or by phone, as per Component Bylaws. You will need your new Elector ID and Password to access the system.

Once you have submitted your vote, the Simply Voting system will issue a printable electronic receipt. If you are voting by phone, you can only access your electronic receipt by logging into the Simply Voting system online.

If you are experiencing difficulties registering your vote, please e-mail vote@accomponent.ca or call 1-877-411-3552, extension 254 or (416) 798-3399, extension 254. Please provide us with your name, employee number, phone number, e-mail address, and postal code. We will respond as quickly as possible during business hours (weekdays 9:00am – 4:00pm EDT), however, please allow us 1 business day to respond.

We ask that everyone click HERE to review the Election Guidelines. These guidelines pertain not only to the candidates, but to the entire membership.

French resumes:

Président(e) de la Composante d’Air Canada

Wesley Lesosky
Raymond Nakon
Isa Stahl

Vice Président(e) de la Composante d’Air Canada

Shifa Begmohamed
Robert Hatfield
Theresa Mitchell
Nadine Perrin
Karim Sheir

Secrétaire-Trésorièr(e) de la Composante d’Air Canada

Lorna Holmes
Guillaume Leduc
Ingrid Watson

In Solidarity,

Your Component Tabulating Committee