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Position Vacancy: Chief Steward

Val Van Domelen retired from Western University on August 31, 2016, and as such has vacated the office of Chief Steward. This role will be treated as a secondment from a current role at Western University until April 30, 2018.

This is a full-time release position as per Article 7.08c of the collective agreement and is open to all members of UWOSA in good standing. Responsibilities of the Chief Steward are outlined in our Constitution and Bylaws, section 7.0 “Officers of the Association.” If you would like to apply for the role, please email a brief biography to by September 23, 2016, to be submitted for review by our Stewards Council.

All applicants will be expected to attend the Stewards Council meeting on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at Noon to provide a brief (3 minute) presentation to Council. After all presentations, a vote will be held to determine our new Chief Steward.

If you have any questions regarding the role, or the appointment process, please email