Executive Committee

The Executive Committee, subject to decisions made and directions set by General Meetings and Staff Rep Assemblies, oversees the business of VESTA, and exercises the powers of the local on behalf of the membership.

Members are elected by the VESTA Annual General Meeting to serve on the Executive Committee for a one-year term. Minutes of all Executive Committee meetings are distributed to all worksites via Staff Reps.

President: Chloë McKnight
1st Vice President: Joanne Sutherland
2nd Vice President: Heather Allison
3rd Vice President: Jill Barclay
Secretary-Treasurer: Allan Haley
Past President: Dan Graves

Adult Ed Sublocal
President: Hollie Williams

Local Reps to the BCTF
Elisha Bonnis
Donna Brack
Anne Miller
Jody Polukoshko

Members at Large
Elizabeth Bion
Greg Canning
Leslie Roosa
Gloria Roque
Laura Rudland

Standing Committee Chairpersons
Aboriginal Education: Cheryl Beaudry and Jolayne Fournier
Health & Safety: Karin Bernauer
Membership Training and Education: Vacant
Professional Issues: Allison Jambor and Patricia Gudlaugson
Social Justice & Solidarity: Kavan Johal-Sekhon and Elaine Ong
Teachers On Call: Gita Ghoshal and Kevin McPherson
WLC/Bargaining: Chris Murphy

Area Counsellors: Leslie MacKenzie
Learning Support Specialist Teachers: Vacant
Gifted Education: Teresa Milden
Pychologists: Kathy Grimm
Speech Language Pathologists: Heba Ghobrial
Teacher-Librarians: Mary Locke
Technology: Vacant