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 19, 2017 - 3:07pm •
Special thanks to various PSAC committees and our PSAC-Atlantic Director for GLBT members, Wayne Kelley, for having ensured a strong PSAC presence at various pride parades in the Atlantic Region.  This year, we participated in the following pride parades: Moncton, NB Halifax, Yarmouth and Amherst, Pictou County and Sydney, NS
September 13, 2017 - 12:28pm •
As soon as PSAC members found out that Prime Minister Trudeau and his Cabinet were meeting in St. John's, NL, they got to work and organized a demo to highlight the many problems they face due to the Phoenix Pay System.  in less than 24 hours, they rented a bus, mobilized members and allies and organized a successful event. Different media outlets were on site to cover the event.  You can also view the complete photo album. ***** Media Scan Report:
September 13, 2017 - 8:00am •
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 13, 2017 Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada Rally to Denounce the Phoenix Pay System ST. JOHN’S, NL – Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) will be greeting the Federal Liberal Cabinet in order to remind them to fix the Phoenix Pay System. WHAT: Rally to Denounce the Phoenix Pay System WHEN: Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 12:15 PM WHERE: Sheraton Hotel, 115 Cavendish Sq., St. John’s, NL
August 3, 2017 - 10:38am •
Sisters and Brothers, Please find below a letter of introduction I sent to all 32 MPs in our region. In solidarity, Colleen Coffey (formerly Hodder) Regional Executive Vice-President, PSAC-Atlantic
July 19, 2017 - 2:06pm •
Colleen Coffey, Regional Executive Vice-President presented a cheque of $2,000 to the Ecology Action Centre on behalf of the PSAC Social Justice Fund. 
July 19, 2017 - 7:26am •
Your UCTE (Local 90915) bargaining team met with your Employer (St. John’s Port Authority) July 11-13, 2017, with the assistance of a Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services appointed conciliation officer. Your bargaining team and the Employer were able to sign-off on some non-monetary items. Your employers Marriage Leave and severance pay concessions remain on the table, despite the Union’s position that we will not engage in concessionary bargaining.
July 5, 2017 - 8:08am •
Sisters and Brothers, First and foremost, let me express my deepest gratitude to the delegates who elected me as Regional Executive Vice-President (REVP) for PSAC’s Atlantic Region.  I’m deeply honored and I commit to give my 100% on a daily basis.  I will do my best to represent you and fight on your behalf.
June 28, 2017 - 12:18pm •
With over 270 delegates, 6 guests and 25 observers, the PSAC-Atlantic Triennial Regional Convention was poised to be a successful event.  Delegates elected members to the Regional Council, the governing body between conventions, and Sister Colleen Hodder was elected as Regional Executive Vice-President (REVP). The participants raised over $25,000 for members of the Halifax Typographical Union who are on strike because their employer, the Halifax based Chronicle Herald, is trying to bust the union.
June 23, 2017 - 12:16pm •
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 23, 2017 Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada Rally to Denounce the Phoenix Pay System SAINT JOHN, NB – Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) who are meeting at the Saint John Trade and Convention Centre in Saint John, NB for their 7th Triennial PSAC-Atlantic Regional Convention will be organizing a march followed by a demo to demonstrate their frustrations in regards to the Phoenix Pay System.
June 22, 2017 - 7:12am •
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2017 Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada Come Together in Saint John, NB for their Triennial Convention SAINT JOHN, NB – Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) will be gathering at the Saint John Trade and Convention Centre in Saint John, NB from June 23 – 25 for their 7th Triennial PSAC-Atlantic Regional Convention.  Over 350 delegates, guests and observers are expected.

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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