The Executive Director of HSAS is accountable for the administration of the Union and represents the interests of HSAS at all times.
The Executive Director provides leadership and management in the planning, development and delivery of all strategic initiatives and programs.
Reporting to the Executive Council, the Executive Director is responsible for providing leadership and direction in all matters including policy, risk, quality monitoring, human resources, program evaluation, financial monitoring and reporting.
Working with the Executive Council, the Executive Director, plays the lead role in the development and delivery of strategic initiatives and programs and acts as a liaison with community and government agencies.
The Executive Director, in consultation with the Associate Executive Director -Labour Relations, leads and/or determines the Chief Negotiator for all collective bargaining.
Associate Executive Director – Labour Relations
The Associate Executive Director – Labour Relations provides leadership, guidance, and direction and acts as an expert resource in labour relations to Labour Relations Officers and members. The Associate Executive Director – Labour Relations is responsible for the management of the labour relations services provided to the membership, the supervision of the Labour Relations Officers, and, in consultation with the Executive Director, leads or supports all collective bargaining.
Kim CanningPosition: Associate Executive Director – Labour Relations Office: Regina Office PH: 306-585-7751 TF: 1-888-565-3399
Economic and Policy Research Manager
Dustin McNichol, PhD.Position: Manager, Economic and Policy Research Office: Saskatoon Office PH: 306-955-3399 TF: 1-888-565-3399
Manager of Finance & Operations
Manager of Finance & Operations of HSAS manages the administrative business affairs of the Union, and leads the planning, organizing and managing of the offices and participates in the overall planning of the Union. In collaboration with the Executive Director and Finance Committee the Office Manager proposes an annual budget for office operations, and guides the organization to meet its financial goals.
Heather ZazulaPosition: Executive Assistant Office: Saskatoon Office PH: 306-955-3399 TF: 1-888-565-3399
Labour Relations Officers
Located in Regina and Saskatoon and reporting to the Associate Executive Director – Labour Relations, Labour Relations Officers (LROs) are responsible for providing labour relations services and general advocacy for the Union’s Membership.
When members seek the help of Labour Relations Services, our LROs advocate on behalf of those members; resolving issues can lead to positive changes in a member’s workplace.
LRO Duties include:
- Answering member questions about the Collective Agreement
- Advise on workplace situations (return to work programs, accommodation, conflict, etc.)
- Support during harassment complaints, investigations, and conflict resolution processes
- Solving workplace issues between members and management
- Where necessary managing the grievance process up to and including arbitration
Labour Relations Coordinators
Judy DodmanPosition: Labour Relations Coordinator Office: Regina Office PH: 306-585-7751 TF: 1-888-565-3399
Callista GerlingPosition: Labour Relations Coordinator Office: Saskatoon Office PH: 306-955-3399 TF: 1-888-565-3399
Communications Officers work directly with the HSAS Communications Committee. This role is responsible for delivering key Union messages to the membership and the public. Communications Officers are also responsible for the overall brand and visual identity of the Union.
The Administrative Staff of HSAS provides reception, administrative and secretarial support to the Office Manager, Executive Director, Labour Relations staff, Executive Council and various Committees of the Union.