HALIFAX, June 5 /CNW/ - Lockview High School social studies teacher
Alexis Allen has been elected the 42nd president of the 10,900-member Nova
Scotia Teachers Union.
Allen was declared elected Thursday evening following the close of
on-line voting in a run-off election by members from public schools and
community college campuses throughout the province.
A career teacher for 30 years, Allen currently serves as president of the
Halifax County Local. She has taught social studies and English at the junior
and senior high school levels and has been active on NSTU committees at the
local and provincial level for many years. She served as first vice-president
of the NSTU from 2004 until 2006 and was a member of the provincial executive
from 2000 until 2004.
Allen holds a BA, a B.Ed. and an M.Ed. from St. Mary's University. Her
two-year term of office begins on August 1.
For further information:
For further information: Paul McCormick, Staff Officer, Public Relations
and Communications, (902) 477-5621, Fax: (902) 477-3517