Elections for the CUPE 3261 Executive and Trustee are approaching this coming October. In this election, there are three contested positions for the executive team and one contested position for trustee, with a total of 10 candidates participating. The list of candidates can be found below.
We will be hosting a candidate forum on Saturday, September 30 from 10 AM to 12 PM. During this forum, each candidate will have an opportunity to make a statement and answer any questions from the membership. We encourage all members to attend to learn more about the candidates.
Have a question of the candidates? Submit your question to firstname.lastname@example.org for it to be considered. Please note that due to time constraints not all questions will be asked.
Each candidate has also been given the opportunity to submit a statement. See the statements here.
Please note that this meeting will be conducted online via Zoom. To access the event, please register here
Date: Saturday, September 30, 2023
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Format: Virtual via Zoom
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
At-Large Voting (Everyone votes for these positions):
- Andrew Chilton
- Kevin McDermott
- Edwin Viteri
- Raffi Demerji
- Wilson Franco
- Joe Madden
- Mike Moniz
- Arnold Park
Only Members of the Unit Vote for these positions:
Full-Time & Part-Time Unit Rep:
- Robin Baj
- Anthony Pereira
Changes to Our Election Process
We are pleased to announce that CUPE National has approved our amendment to our elections bylaw. As a result, this election will be significantly different than previous ones. Elections will no longer be limited to in-person voting at the GMM.
Instead, the election will be conducted electronically, spanning one week from Friday, October 6th, to Friday, October 13th. In the event of a run-off, a second election will be held October 16th to 20th. Each member will receive an email containing a voting link to the email we have on file.
Additionally, to accommodate members who are unable to vote online, voting stations will be set up across our campuses. More details on the dates and locations will be provided soon.
The election results will be announced at our October General Membership Meeting, scheduled for October 21, 2023. This meeting will be conducted in a hybrid format, allowing members to participate either in person or online.
If you have any questions on the elections process, please contact the elections committee at email@example.com
The following positions are not contested and the following members will be acclaimed at the October GMM.
- Jenny Luc
- Stanley Treivus
U of T Press Unit:
- Chris Stanford
- Chris Tavares
- Soosainathar (Soosai) Rajendiram
Health and Safety Officer
- Nancy Tomas