Prairie Council

About Regional Councils

Unifor’s Regional Councils and the Quebec Council are a democratic force for union activism, solidarity, and strength. They are forums of accountability and organizing centres that involve and engage local union activists in the life of the union.

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2023-2026 PRC Executive & Standing Committees

Prairie Council Executive

Chair: Guy Desforges, (Local 445)

Vice-Chair: Mary Boudreau, (Local 468)

Secretary-Treasurer: Brent Boittiaux, (Local 3003)

Members at Large: Shelley Boutin-Gervais (Local 2-S), Lyndsay Moorman (Local 1-S), Della Rogers (Local 651), Gursharan Singh Sidhu (101R), Tanika Chaisson (Local 707-A), Leanne Sookram (Local 2002)

Prairie Council Standing Committees

EFAP/ Addictions: Cathy Canning (Local 707-A), Shauna Kehler (Local 892), Natalie Hjelsvold, (Local 2002)

Political Action: Steven Williams (Local 1-S), Jack Sully (Local 707-A), Bibiane LaFleche (Local 2002)

Health & Safety and Environment: Mark David (Local 2169), Nathan Kraemer (Local 594), Tracey Swarbrick (Local 707-A)

LGBTQ: Sherwin Antonia (Local 531), Chad McNeil, (Local 2002), Peter Ewanchuk, (Local 144) 

BIWOC: Dean Carvery (Local 773), Astraea Sam (Local 2002), Don Wren (Local 1-S)

Workers with Disabilities: Kevin Boutet (Local 2002), Calvin Preston (Local 3003), Brenda Edel (Local 2-S)

Women’s: Cecily Howe (Local 2-S), Ashley Samonte (Local 3005) 

Young Worker’s: James Hilts (Local 830), Mary Sorrell, (Local 1-S), Desdemona Lunz, (Local 2002)