cupe-favicon Your Local 417 has several Committees. If you are interested in joining one of the following Committees, please contact Barry Brookes @ 403 318-7565 or

Public Relations Committee: We are always looking for people who have experience with communications and marketing – social media, printed material &/or website maintenance.

Current Members: Taralyn Scott, Deb Isbister, and Janet Brown

Negotiating Committee: This Committee is responsible for ensuring that all CUPE 417’s members receive the best standards for health & safety, job security, benefits and remuneration.

Current Members: Barry Brookes, Tim Heslop, Taralyn Scott, Janet Brown and Lise Bettac

Entertainment Committee: As it sounds, we are responsible for organizing events for it’s members and their families to allow them to mingle in a social setting and network among themselves with the goal of creating a stronger Local.

Current Members – Taralyn Scott, Janet Brown, Georgia Major, Darleen Tracy, Adrianna Tietzsch and Darlene Kind

Job Evaluation: These committee members meet every three weeks at HR with 2 members of the mangement team to evaluate new and updated positions within the bargaining unit.

Current members – Taralyn Scott, Jordan Weinkauf with Lise Bettac and Lonnie Asmundson as alternate