Staff Directory

United Steelworkers Canadian National Office

234 Eglinton Avenue East, 8th Floor
Toronto, Ontario
M4P 1K7
Tel.: 416-487-1571
Fax: 416-482-5548


Ken Neumann, National Director

Secretary to the National Director:
Sarah-Louise Quig

Assistant to the National Director:
Mark Rowlinson

National Locals:
Mike Piché

Administrative Assistant to the National Director:
Alexandra Eshelman

Financial Administrator:
Yana Sverdlin

Sabrina Singh

Rick Leblanc

Wood Council Chair:
Bob Matters (Burnaby)

SOAR (Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees)

National SOAR Coordinator:
Doug MacPherson (retired)

Support Staff:
Monica Mark

Communications and Political Action Department

Department Head:
Bob Gallagher

Staff Representatives:
Clairandrée Cauchy (Quebec)
Denis St. Pierre
Kim Hume
Brad West (District 3)

Senior Resource Technician:
Lesley Stodart

Support Staff:
Paula Ferreira

Legislative Office

280 rue Albert St. Suite 100
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 5G8
Tel.: 613-731-6315
Fax: 613-731-0233

Government Liaison - Lobbyist:
Pat Van Horne

Support Staff:
Elaine Côté

New Media & Information Technology Department

Department Head:
Jen Hassum

Staff Representatives: 
Dean Paki 
Frank Linhares

Resource Technicians:
Jamie Olmsted
David Cantatore
Lorei De Los Reyes 

Global Affairs and Workplace Issues Department

Department Head:
Doug Olthuis

Staff Representatives:
Laura Ramirez
Jorge Garcia-Orgales
Carole Jodoin (Montreal)

Support Staff:
Matthew O'Reilly

Education & Equality Department

Department Head:
Adriane Paavo

Staff Representatives:
Kai Lai - Equality Issues
Dayna Sykes (Burnaby)
Maude Raîche (Montreal)

District 6 Education Co-ordinator:
Jackie Edwards

Support Staff:
Lindsay Kellin

Strategic Campaigns Department

Department Head:

Staff Representative:

Support Staff:
Dianna Kornic

Health, Safety and Environment Department

Department Head:
Gerry Leblanc

District 6 Safety, Health and Environment Coordinator:
Sylvia Boyce

Staff Representatives:
René Bellemare (Montreal)

Resource Technician:
Al Hedd

Support Staff:
Sera Sutera

Legal Department

Canadian Counsel:
Robert Healey

Cathy Braker
Rob Champagne
Shaheen Hirani
Katrina Peddle
Debra Burton (Burnaby) 

Articling Student:
Amy Brubacher

Support Staff:
Stephanie Buongiorno
Daniela Borchardt

Organizing Department

Department Head:
Brad James

Staff Representatives:
Ken McLean
George Casselman (25 Cecil Street)
Robin Saini

Resource Technician:

Support Staff:
Monica Mark

Research, Public Policy & Bargaining Support

Department Head:
Alex McKinnon (Steelworkers' Benefit Plan)

Staff Representatives:
Meg Gingrich
Shaker Jamal
Troy Lundblad
Jeff Richardson
Bryan Adamczyk
Manon Bertrand (Montreal)
Mary Catharine (MC) Breadner (Burnaby)
Shawn Harris (Burnaby - Job Evaluation)

Resource Technician:
Lisa Bertoncini

Support Staff:
Bonita Bonia