Your Executive

The Union of Northern Workers is lead by its Executive, which governs the UNW between conventions.

The members of the Union of Northern Workers new executive are:   (front row left to right) Regional Vice President (RVP) Deh Cho  Christina Holman; 1st Vice President Gayla Thunstrom, 2nd Vice President Marie Buchanan, RVP Lauraine Armstrong—Fort Smith, (back row l to r) RVP Alex Lambrecht—Somba K’e; RVP Ivan Landry—Kimberlite; RVP Chris Potyok—North Great Slave; President Todd Parsons; RVP Val Robertson—Beaufort Delta/Sahtu; Equity Vice President Miriam Gordon; RVP Roy Courtoreille—Hay River. The Executive is  elected at the UNW Triennial Convention, where delegates meet to decide issues of policy and set the direction for the UNW.

Todd Parsons President
Gayla Thunstrom First Vice President
Marie Buchanan Second Vice President
Alex Lambrecht Regional Vice President Somba K'e
Chris Potyok Regional Vice President North Great Slave
Lauraine Armstrong Regional Vice President Fort Smith
Roy Courtoreille Regional Vice President Hay River
Valerie Robertson Regional Vice President Beaufort Delta-Sahtu
Christina Holman Regional Vice President Deh Cho
Ivan Landry Regional Vice President Kimberlite
Miriam Gordon Equity Vice President