Jeannie Baldwin was re-elected REVP in 2014 at the PSAC Triennial Atlantic Regional Convention.
As the REVP, Jeannie is responsible for the following activities in her region:
• organizing and recertification
• political and social action
• women's and equity programs
• Area Councils
• Directly Chartered Locals and separate employers
• Federations of Labour and related committees
• District Labour Councils.
At the National level, Jeannie is responsible for the following:
• Human Rights (including women’s rights and women’s programs)
• Bargaining team for Canada Post and the EB group (Education and Library Science)
• Representative on the Public Service Dental Board
• Representative on the Canadian Labour Congress Executive Council
She was first elected as REVP in a mail ballot election in 2004, following the resignation of the former REVP. Just before her election, she held the positions of Vice-President and Steward in Local 80215 and had been working as the Union's Regional Field Coordinator for the Joint Learning Program (JLP). Previously, she had worked with Human Resources Development Canada for 26 years.
Jeannie became active in the Union in the 1980s and began her leadership role as a result of the PSAC's 1991 national strike. She graduated from the Labour College of Canada in 1993. From 1993 to 1998, she held the position of National Vice-President (Newfoundland and Labrador) in the Canada Employment and Immigration Union (CEIU). From 1995 to 1998, she was the Women's General Vice-President on the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour Executive. She has also served a two-year term as Chair of the Board of `Directors of the South Shore Transition House in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. In 2013, she received the Sister of the Year award by the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour