Executive Committee

Officer Functions

Michel Picard
President

For EMSB and CSDM

  • Presidency
    – Executive Committee
    – Joint Union Council
    – Delegates Council
    – Joint General Assemblies

For CSDM only

  • CSDM Inter-Union
  • Watchdog Committee
  • Coalition for healthy schools
  • Support for Executive Committee members and Executive support staff
  • Consultations
  • Political spokesperson
  • Disciplinary meetings
  • APPA office employees management
  • Negotiations
  • Agreement letters
  • Answering members’ calls and emails
  • Youth Committee
  • Union Life Committee
  • Non-traditional men’s professions Committee

Linda Tavolaro
First Vice President – EMSB

  • Presidency
    – EMSB Union Council
    – EMSB General Assemblies
  • Labor Relations Committee
  • Mouvement of personnel and security of employment
  • Negotiating letters of agreement and local adaptations
  • Grievances – blitz and arbitration
  • Priority of employment list
  • Payroll errors
  • Translation
  • Welcoming of new members
  • EMSB requests
  • Discussions with EMSB
  • Answering members’ calls and emails

Debbie Crawley
Vice President – EMSB

  • Joint APPA-EMSB Health & Safety Committee
  • APPA Health & Safety Committee
  • Special Education Committee
  • CNESST and Tribunal administratif du travail
  • Salary insurance
  • SAAQ and IVAQ
  • Retirement
  • Disciplinary meetings and grievances
  • Professional Improvement Committee
  • Parental leaves
  • Delegates’ Council
  • Translation
  • Harrassment
  • Welcoming of new members
  • Information Committee (Ensemble newsletter and website)
  • Union Life Committee
  • Discussions with EMSB
  • Answering members’ calls and emails
  • Labor relations Committee
  • Local adaptations
  • Grievance blitz
  • LGBT Committee

Jean-Pierre Bourgault
Secretary-Treasurer

  • EMSB and CSDM Treasury
  • Finances
  • APPA building management
  • Purchasing
  • Union liberations
  • Taxable benefits
  • SSQ Insurance
  • CCMM delegate
  • Social activities
  • Professionnal Improvement Committee (CSDM only)
  • APPAid
  • LGBT Committee
  • Mobilization
  • Union Life
  • APPA Convention
  • Disciplinary meetings and grievances (CSDM only)
  • Mobilization Committee Training (CSDM only)

Denise Trudel
First Vice President CSDM

CSDM only

  • Presidency
    – CSDM Union Council
    – CSDM General Assemblies
  • Labor relations Committee
  • Grievance Committee
  • Support for Vice Presidents
  • Salary insurance cases
  • Medical arbitration
  • Accommodation cases
  • Progressive returns
  • Dependance problem cases
  • SAAQ and IVAQ cases
  • Discussions and requests from CSDM
  • Answering members’ calls and emails

Marlène Tourville
Vice President – CSDM
General and Special Ed. Sectors

CSDM only

  • In charge of administrative and tech members for the following dossiers:
    – Job postings
    – Movement of personnel
    – Contracts and linked grievances
    – Reclassification requests
    – Job descriptions
    – Priority lists verification
    – +20 weeks overruns
    – Work overload committee
    – Answering calls and emails for the aforementioned member groups
    – CSDM requests pertaining to these groups
  • CSDM Labor relations committee
  • Discussions with CSDM
  • Retirement
  • CSDM Personal improvement committee
  • Salary

Chantal Gignac
Vice President – CSDM
General and Special Ed. Sectors

CSDM only

  • In charge of the special education sector dossiers pertaining to:
    – Job postings
    – Movement of personnel
    – Contracts and linked grievances
    – Reclassification requests
    – Job descriptions
    – Priority lists verification
    – +20 weeks overruns
    – Work overload committee
    – Answering calls and emails for the aforementioned member groups
    – CSDM requests pertaining to this group
  • In charge of information (Ensemble newsletter, website)
  • Discussions with CSDM
  • CSDM Professional improvement committee
  • Special education techs committee
  • Salary

Richard Gagnon
Vice President – CSDM
Daycare

CSDM only

  • CNESST and CLP
  • PQAI
  • CSDM construction project follow-up
  • CNESST trainings
  • CNESST Joint Committee
  • CASS Committee
  • SSE Commitee
  • Watchdog Committee

Rachel Demers
Vice President – CSDM
Daycare

CSDM only

  • Movement of personnel
  • Letters of agreement
  • Pre-K Dossier
  • Answering member’s calls and emails
  • Grievances
  • CSN Daycare Work Committee
  • CSDM Daycare requests
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