The 41st Annual AUPE Convention was held Thursday October 19 to Saturday October 21 at the Shaw Conference Centre on Edmonton.
The highlight of the Convention was the election of the Executive officers for another two year term. President Guy Smith was elected by acclamation. Secretary Treasurer Jason Heistad won re-election over former Local 001 member Ron Fernandes.
Vice Presidents elected were Karen Weiers, Susan Slade, Bonnie Gostola and Mike Dempsey who were all re-elected for another two years. Newcomers elected to their first terms were James Hart and Rod Feland.
On Saturday Afternoon, former Local 001 Member and current Member Service Officer ( MSO) Carrie-Lynn Rusznak was recognized for her 5 years of service as a Vice President. She was presented with a plaque from President Smith and a warm reception from the brothers and sisters in the hall.