MONTREAL, Dec. 17, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Seafarers' International Union of Canada today announced that their election period is closed and a new Executive Board has been elected, names and titles shown below:
PRESIDENT, Mr. James A. Given
EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT, Mr. Patrice M. Caron
SECRETARY-TREASURER, Ms. Catina Sicoli
VICE-PRESIDENT, ST. LAWRENCE & EAST COAST, Ms. Micheline Morin
VICE-PRESIDENT, GREAT LAKES & WEST COAST, Mr. Michael R. Given
NON-MARINE DIRECTOR, Mr. Charles-Etienne Aubry
PORT AGENT, QUEBEC, Ms. Gabrielle Gagne
PORT AGENT, THOROLD, Mr. Paul MacDonald
PORT AGENT, VANCOUVER, Mr. Michael Lucarz
The Executive Board looks forward to the next four years in office. Their plans include continuing to grow a strong membership and supporting the Canadian Maritime Industry.
About the Seafarers' International Union of Canada: A Sailors' Union by Sailors for the benefit of Sailors. The Seafarers' International Union of Canada has been serving unlicensed seafarers since 1938 and is affiliated with the Seafarers' International Union of North America, presently representing 60,000 unlicensed seafarers across the continent. The most important sailors' union in Canada, the Seafarers' International Union, better known as the S.I.U., represents the majority of unlicensed sailors working aboard vessels on the Great Lakes, the St. Lawrence River, on the East Coast and the West Coast and in the Arctic. In addition to vessels operated in Canadian waters, S.I.U. members also have the opportunity to work aboard vessels delivering cargoes in the United States, Europe and South America.
SOURCE: Seafarers' International Union of Canada
For further information: please contact: Verena Garofalo, Director, Marketing & Public Relations, Seafarers' International Union of Canada, T: 1-514-830-7391, E: [email protected]