Category Archives: GSU staff

Join us in welcoming Rebecca – our new accounting and payroll administrator at GSU

GSU staff numbers went up by one when Rebecca Forness began work at our Regina office on July 4. Rebecca is filling a position formerly occupied by Debbie Head who left the union in February. Working in a small office … Continue reading

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GSU’s new staff representatives have reported for work

(L-r) GSU staff representatives Mason Van Luven, Brian Lark, and Steve Torgerson. Brian and Mason were in GSU’s Regina office bright and early Oct. 12 after enjoying the Thanksgiving long weekend. They will spend the week learning about the union … Continue reading

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Joint Executive Council announces hiring of two staff representatives

On Oct. 12, two new staff representatives will be joining the GSU staff. The Sept. 24, 2021 meeting of GSU’s Joint Executive Council (JEC) unanimously approved the hiring of Brian Lark into the position of staff representative working out of … Continue reading

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GSU’s executive committee meets, reviews recruiting process for staff rep vacancy, office renovations

GSU’s executive committee comprising president Jim Brown, vice presidents Michelle Houlden and Curtis Cousins along with general secretary Hugh Wagner held a conference call meeting on June 17.  The committee received an update on renovations to GSU’s office in Regina, … Continue reading

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There have been staff responsibility changes at GSU. You can check them out here.

The retirement of GSU staff rep Dale Markling has spurred a number of changes to staffing assignments and a redistribution of responsibilities for member service locations for the remaining staff. A list of the current locals/sub-locals with locations and GSU … Continue reading

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GSU staff rep Steve Torgerson assumes responsibility for GSU members employed by Co-ops

June 4 is GSU staff rep Dale Markling’s last day in the office before he retires, and GSU members working for Lake Country Co-op, Discovery Co-op, and Lloydminster Co-op are now being assisted by GSU staff rep Steve Torgerson. GSU … Continue reading

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GSU staff responsibilities reassigned as Dale Markling’s retirement draws closer

You will soon hear the voice of a different staff representative when you call GSU’s Saskatoon office for assistance. On June 7 our Saskatoon office and toll-free numbers will be rerouted to Regina where you can speak to staff representatives … Continue reading

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GSU Executive Committee meets, agree to recommend filling upcoming staff representative vacancy

GSU’s executive committee held a conference call meeting on April 29 to follow up on the union’s March 2021 policy convention. The meeting was attended by president Jim Brown, vice-president Michelle Houlden, newly elected vice-president Curtis Cousins, and general secretary Hugh … Continue reading

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GSU staff rep Dale Markling set to retire this summer

On July 31 GSU will be saying farewell to Dale Markling who is retiring after nearly 30 years of service as a GSU staff representative. Before he joined the GSU staff in June 1992, Dale was a member of GSU, … Continue reading

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Lawrence Maier retires from GSU staff

On March 2, 2018 GSU we said farewell to Lawrence Maier who retired from service to the union one day after his 32nd anniversary as a GSU Staff Representative. “Lawrence has dedicated the biggest chunk of his adult life to … Continue reading

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Join us in welcoming our new staff rep, Donna Driediger

Jan. 29 was Donna Driediger’s first day in GSU’s Regina office in her new capacity as staff representative. Donna previously worked for GSU as a staff rep from 2004 to 2009. She left GSU in 2009 to accept a similar … Continue reading

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Join us in wishing GSU’s Dorothy Merk well in her upcoming retirement

There is a changing of the guard in GSU’s office administration. After nearly 27 years with the union, Dorothy Merk is retiring from her position of Executive Assistant effective January 31. “Dorothy’s dedication to GSU is inspiring,” said GSU general … Continue reading

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