Signed in as:
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The "District" refers to the umbrella organization for the three bargaining units of OSSTF Limestone District 27:
OSSTF Limestone District 27 is governed by a Constitution and Bylaws which are passed each year at the Annual General Meeting. Services and activities of OSSTF Limestone District 27 are run out of the District Office in Kingston.
For information about our committees, please scroll down or click here.
Information and resources about workplace health and safety can be found here.
The latest OSSTF provincial and local news and information updates can be found here.
District President - Wendy Bonnell
District Vice-President - Kyla Munro
District Secretary - David Mathers
District Treasurer - David Mathers
District Executive Officer - Shawn Lavender
Instructors' Bargaining Unit President (IBU) - Julia Perkins (VP)
Professional Student Services Personnel President (PSSP) - Julie Burrows
Teachers' Bargaining Unit (TBU) President - Andrea Loken
District Collective Bargaining Committee Chair - John Vince
Communications + Political Action Officer/Committee Chair - vacant
Educational Services Officer/Committee Chair - vacant
Status of Women Officer/Committee Chair - Elizabeth MacDonald
Chair of Branch Presidents - Elizabeth MacDonald
Human Rights Officer - Kim Thorne
District Health and Safety Officer - Shawn Lavender
Meetings are either the first or second Thursday of the month.
Sep 7, Oct 5, Nov 2, Dec 7, Jan 11, Feb 8, Mar 7, Apr 11, May 2, June 13
Annual General Meeting
May 15, 2024
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.
Meeting materials will be added closer to the date of the AGMs.
Each year at our District AGM, a number of awards are presented to Members. This year, nominations are due to the District Office on April 12 at 4:00 pm.
The nomination forms for the following District and TBU Awards can be found below this section for download.
All members of the District (Teachers, Instructors and PSSP) are eligible to be nominated for all the awards below except the Wib Mayor Award which is only for Teachers.
Nominations are now closed for this year. Award winners will be recognized at the AGM on May 17.