Greg Carabine will be the Association’s newest vice-president.
The former district representative for Edmonton McMurray joins incumbent vice-president Jenny Regal following the conclusion of online voting for Provincial Executive Council. Carabine and Regal emerged victorious in a three-person race for vice-president.
It will be Regal’s third term as vice-president. She looks forward to uniting teachers around common goals that serve students and communities. Carabine is looking forward to continuing his work advocating for improved working conditions and much more for teachers.
While Jason Schilling was acclaimed for his second term as president, the election featured races in four districts: Calgary City, Central South, Edmonton District and Edmonton McMurray.
All three incumbents in Calgary City kept their seats: Kathy Hoehn, Kevin Kempt and Darren Moroz. Don Brookwell (Central South) and Paul Froese (Edmonton District) fended off challenges for their district representative seats. In Edmonton McMurray, Nancy Ball and Carmen Glossop where reelected and will be joined by current vice-president Darrin Bauer who opted to run for district representative this term.
The remaining eight district representatives are incumbents who were acclaimed to their positions: Karen Nakaska (Calgary District), Brent Baum (Central), Murray Lalonde (Central East) Paul Froese (Edmonton District), Peter MacKay (North West), Katherine Pritchard (South West) and Heather McCaig (South East). New to the PEC table is Richard Kremp (Central North).
More than 6,000 active and associate members participated in the online vote in early March. The results were announced March 12. The new council officially takes office July 1. ❚