The "District" refers to the umbrella organization for the three bargaining units of OSSTF Limestone District 27:
Services and activities of OSSTF Limestone District 27 are run out of the District Office in Kingston.
For information about Committees, please scroll down.
District President - Rachelle Séguin
District Vice-President - Deb Gavel
District Secretary - David Mathers
District Treasurer - Stewart Williams
District Executive Officer - Shawn Lavender
Teachers' Bargaining Unit (TBU) President - Andrea Loken
Professional Student Services Personnel President (PSSP) - Laura King
Instructors' Bargaining Unit President (IBU) - Wendy Bonnell
District Collective Bargaining Committee Chair - John Vince
Communications + Political Action Officer/Committee Chair - Candice Bovard
Educational Services Officer/Committee Chair - Stewart Williams, Brian Heaton (VC)
Status of Women Officer/Committee Chair - Elizabeth MacDonald
Chair of Branch Presidents - Elizabeth MacDonald
Human Rights Officer - Rosemary Nolan
District Health and Safety Officer - Shawn Lavender
Meetings are the first Thursday of the month.
Sep 9, Oct 7, Nov 4, Dec 2, Jan 6, Feb 10, Mar 3, Apr 7, May 5, June 9
Annual General Meeting
May 18, 2022
For all Executive meeting, committee and provincial event dates, please see below.
There are five standing committees in District 27: District Collective Bargaining, Communication & Political Action, Constitution, Educational Services and Status of Women.
These committees meet monthly and report to our District Executive.
For more information about each committee, its members and activities, please see the committee page - links below.
The Communications and Political Action Committee (CPAC) meets monthly and assists the Executive in keeping the membership informed on political issues, concerns relevant to their role and all matters affecting the welfare of the District.
The Educational Services Committee meets monthly and deals with upcoming education policy and professional development opportunities.
The Status of Women Committee meets monthly and provides a forum for discussing issues relevant to the professional careers of the women members of Limestone District 27. The Committee may provide sponsorships of programs or speakers that are relevant to the careers of women.
The District CBC is comprised of the Chief Negotiators, and other interested members of each Bargaining Unit. The Committee shares information on collective bargaining among themselves.
The Constitution Committee meets monthly to examine the Constitution, develop language as directed by the District and Bargaining Unit Executives and advises the Executives on new language needed for the Constitution.
The District AGM will be held virtually on Zoom on Thursday May 27, 2021 starting at 4:30 pm. The Teachers' Bargaining Unit AGM will follow immediately after. Keep your eyes on your email for the link closer to the date.
Meeting materials can be found below. More details will be emailed to Members.
This is an election year. Nominations opened on April 29 and close on May 13. Nomination forms can be found below.
There are District and TBU Awards given at the AGM. Nomination forms for Awards are also found below.
The Constitution and Bylaws that govern our organization can only be amended by the Members at a General Meeting.
Throughout our AGM meetings we will be drawing names of attendees for door prizes to local businesses.
All members of the District (Teachers, Instructors and PSSP) are eligible to be nominated for all the awards below except the Win Mayor award which is only for Teachers.