District Director, Bay Street (Interim)
Health & Safety Rep, Workplace Rep, ERC/AMERC: Co-Chair, Chapter Chair, Board
Bargaining Unit: OPS
District: Bay Street
Ministry: Ministry of Health
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Valerie Russell (Val) has been a proud AMAPCEO member for over a decade with experience as a Health and Safety Rep, Workplace Representative, AMERC Co-Chair and Rep, Materials Lead, and member of the Women’s Caucus and Chair of the Activist Recognition Committee. She comes to the role of Interim Director as the Bay District Vice-Chair during Rocco Fasano’s secondment in out of District role.
As a Workplace Representative, she is candid and straight forward and believes in the importance of members knowing their rights. Her priority during her tenure as Acting Director will be engaging new members about what the union does in advance of bargaining to ensure a strong, fair contract for all.
Rocco Fasano’s term as Director is set to resume in January 2022.