CUPE NB is led by its members, for its members. It is a democratic organization. The executive of the Division, made up of nearly 20 members elected by members of the Provincial Congress, makes day-to-day decisions.

Brien Watson, President

Steve Drost – 1st Vice President, President of Local 1418

Minerva Porelle, Secretary-Treasurer












Local 963 – N.B. Liquor Corporation Jamie Agnew
Local 1190 – General Labour and Trades, Part I Brent Wiggins
Local 1251 – Institutional Care and Services


Maurice LeBlanc
Local 1252 – N.B. Council of Hospital Unions Norma Robinson
Local 1253 – N.B. Council of School District Unions Iris Lloyd
Local 1418 – Rehabilitation and Therapy and RCPO Steve Drost
1st Vice President
Local 1840 – Provincial Court Stenographers Lorraine Urquhart
Local 1866 – Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission Tamara Elisseou
Local 2745 – Educational Support Staff Theresa McAllister
Local 5017
NB Community College
William Murray
Local 5026
Collège communautaire du N-B.
Brian Nadeau
N.B. Council of Nursing Home Unions Sharon Teare
N.B. Committee of Municipal Workers Kevin Smallwood
N.B. Community Services Unions Laurie Anderson
Vice President-at-large Leah Logan
Vice President-at-large Serge Plourde