About Us

Executive Members

The current Executive of Local 5047:

cupe-touchiconPresident- Chris Melanson

902-818-7767

cmelansoncupe5047@outlook.com

 

cupe-touchiconVice President- Kristin Welbourn

902-818-7757

kmsw.cupe@gmail.com

 

cupe-touchiconRecording Secretary- Amy Parlee

902-818-7727

aparleecupe5047@outlook.com

 

cupe-touchiconSecretary Treasurer- Michelle Stride

902-818-3278

stridecupe5047@outlook.com

 

cupe-touchiconChief Shop Steward- Donna McCarthy

902-818-7787

dmccarthycupe5047@outlook.com

 

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Sergeant at Arms / Membership Officer

Joyce Hughes

What we do

Halifax Regional School Board

 Educational Support Staff

 

Local 5047 represents over 800 employees of the Halifax Regional School Board.  Members deal directly with students as Educational Program Assistants, Library Support Specialists, Early Childhood Educators, Community Outreach Workers, and Aboriginal or African Nova Scotian Student Support Workers. 

Our members are usually school based, and support students in over 130 sites across HRM  –  from Sheet Harbour to Hubbards.

Shop Stewards

Shop Steward Info

PLEASE NOTE:

If you have any questions surrounding your Collective Agreement, Job, Title, Position or Workplace please email one of the Stewards listed below. Stewards are listed in Area in which they work to assist in contacting, but any or all can be contacted. The Shop Steward will in turn contact the Chief Shop Steward with any issues, and all will be dealt with accordingly.

All members of the Executive Council of 5047 have Steward Training, but please follow this order/protocol, as all issues will be discussed with the Executive Council.

Donna McCarthy dmccarthy@hrsb.ns.ca Cheif Shop Steward

Chris Melanson cmelansoncupe5047@outlook.com President

Kristin Welbourn kmsw.cupe@gmail.com Vice President

Michelle Stride stridecupe5047@outlook.com Executive Member
Amy Parlee aparleecupe5047@outlook.com Executive Member