Regional Executive Vice President

Colleen Coffey, Regional Executive Vice-President, Atlantic

Colleen Coffey was elected Atlantic Regional Executive Vice-President at the 7th Regional Triennial Convention on June 24, 2017 in Saint John, NB.

An active PSAC member for over 20 years, Sister Coffey first began her union activism with the Goose Bay Women’s Committee and entered into a long pay equity battle.  She was workforce adjusted in 1998 and moved to the Airforce Base in Greenwood, NS.  After re-establishing herself and her family, she got involved in her union local and held many roles from Secretary, Treasurer, Shop Steward, Chief Shop Steward and finally President for the past 12 years. 

She held a seat on the PSAC Atlantic Council for three terms and was elected the Alternate REVP for those terms. 

Sister Coffey was elected to be the female PSAC Representative on the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour Executive Council and held this seat for several terms until she was elected the Female Vice President at Large that she maintained for two terms.

 

September 7, 2018 - 10:40am •
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 7, 2018 PSAC Members Rallied at CFB Greenwood to Protect Local Jobs GREENWOOD, NS – Members of the Union of National Defence Employees (UNDE), a Component of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), distributed campaign material to local residents of Greenwood in order to bring awareness to the jobs being contracted out at CFB Greenwood.
September 5, 2018 - 7:51am •
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 5, 2018 PSAC Members Rally at CFB Greenwood to Protect Local Jobs GREENWOOD, NS – Members of the Union of National Defence Employees (UNDE), a Component of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), will be distributing campaign material to local residents of Greenwood in order to bring awareness to the jobs being contracted out at CFB Greenwood. PSAC members rally 6 am – 8 am, CFB Greenwood Entrance to the Base
August 27, 2018 - 6:32pm •
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 27, 2018 National Unions Launch Campaign To Protect Jobs On Military Bases GREENWOOD, NS – The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and one of its Components, the Union of National Defence Employees (UNDE), is campaigning to protect public service jobs at CFB Greenwood and CFB Kingston.
August 15, 2018 - 7:20am •
No words can describe how we feel following the tragedy that took place in Fredericton on August 10. We represent many workers that place their lives at risk every day in order to protect Canadians. We offer our most sincere sympathies to all that have been impacted by this tragedy and we vow to continue to work towards a safer Canada.
July 31, 2018 - 9:40am •
PSAC members took part in Scott Brison's annual BBQ. They took this opportunity to discuss Phoenix, bargaining with Treasury Board and the need to protect public service jobs.
July 26, 2018 - 11:42am •
On behalf of the PSAC Social Justice Fund Anti Poverty initiative, we were proud to present a cheque in the amount of $2,000 to the Ecology Action Centre ‘Our Food Project’. In the photo: Colleen Coffey, REVP and Marla MacLeod & Satya Ramen from the Ecology Action Centre.
July 26, 2018 - 7:31am •
PSAC members took part in a lunch organized by Karen Ludwig & Scott Brison. The members had one message to the MPs: #FixPhoenix (In the photos: Carol Osborne, Marc Blanchard, Darlene Bembridge, Ryan Hall and Sheila Gidney)
July 23, 2018 - 11:53am •
PSAC members met with Wayne Easter, MP for Malpeque, to discuss Phoenix and Treasury Board Bargaining. (Wayne Easter, Heather Ford, Michelle Neill and Les Smith. Brian Watts also participated but he was the cameraman.)
July 23, 2018 - 10:04am •
Congratulations to PSAC members employed by the Halifax Transition House Association – Bryony House (PSAC-DCL Local 80022) who have ratified their new collective agreement! The new agreement will expire in March 2019 and contained economic increases for 2017, 2018 and 2019. They also negotiated other improvements in regard to staff training and development, paid holidays, hours of work and two days bereavement leave for relief workers who become bereaved while on a shift. Once again, congratulations to the bargaining team and the membership!
July 12, 2018 - 8:53am •
Yesterday, young workers in PEI came together and formed a Young Workers Committee.  What an excellent turnout!  Congratulations to the members of the executive: Co-chairs: Joel McKinnon and Hannah Klein Treasurer:  Carson Younker Secretary: Sophie Quinn Communications Director: Jessica Chaisson

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Regional Executive Vice President Contact

Colleen Coffey
Regional Executive Vice-President 
coffeyc@psac-afpc.com
287 Lacewood Drive, Suite 301
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3M 3Y7
(w) (902) 445-0927

Katie Murphy-Langille
Executive Assistant
langilk@psac-afpc.com
(902) 445-0925

Sébastien Bezeau
Political Communications Officer
bezeaus@psac-afpc.com
(w) (902) 445-9392
(c) (902) 266-8589