VSTA AGM 2019 Report

Many thanks to all who attended the VSTA AGM on May 14 at Tupper to vote on important issues and elect the 2019-20 Executive Committee.

The membership

  • received a report and passed recommendations on the Salary Indemnity Fund (SIF);
  • adopted the Audited Financial Statements for Year Ended July 31, 2018;
  • passed the VSTA Budget 2019-20;
  • appointed Auditors for 2019-20;
  • elected IHTOs and Executive Members for 2019-20;
  • received a bargaining update
  • received an update on the building redevelopment project

Many great door prizes were raffled off and members enjoyed the social following the meeting.  

Congratulations to the recently elected In-House Table Officers and Executive Members for 2019-2020!

President Katharine Shipley
1st Vice-President Treena Goolieff
2nd Vice-President Terry Stanway
Treasurer John Silver
Local Representatives Shelby Calman, Preet Lidder, Alyssa Reid
Members-at-Large Paul Falardeau, Nikitha Fester, Phil Lee, Sara McGarry, Sylvia Metzner, Nancy Palejko, Nigel Reedman, Jesse Taylor

Standing Committee Chairs


Health & Safety

Professional Development

Social & Environmental Justice

Teacher Teaching On-Call


W/LC & Bargaining



Michael-Don Borason

Kathryn Walks

Madeline Brewster

Lindsay Donaldson

Peter Halim

Scott McKeen

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