Members of CUPE 2626 can run for various elected positions. These positions allow members to become closely involved in union business and are usually paid (except for Trustees). Each position is subject to specific linguistic requirements, which you can find below. Executive positions are usually filled at the Annual General Assembly (AGA) in winter, and non-executive positions are usually filled at the Regular General Assembly (RGA) in the fall. Please scroll down for a detailed description of the duties and responsibilities associated with each position.

Election Procedure

There will be two (2) periods of nomination:

a. The first one (NP1), beginning when the GA is called and ending at 11:59 p.m. on the day preceding the GA, is for members who cannot attend the GA but who wish to run for one of the positions;

b. The second one (NP2), taking place at the GA, is for members who wish to run for one of the positions and who will attend the GA.

Procedure for a NP1

Any member in good standing who wishes to run for a given position but who cannot attend the GA will hand or email a letter of intention to that effect to the President of Assembly which includes the following information:
a. Their name, their employee number, and their signature;
b. Their phone number and their email;
c. The title of the position they wish to run for;
d. Their Degree of Functionality in official languages;
e. The name, the employee number, and the signature of five (5) members in good standing supporting their nomination (a member may nominate or support the nomination of only one person per position);
f. A document of one (1) page in length maximum, or two (2) pages if written in both official languages, in which they introduce themselves and present their electoral platform.

Procedure for a NP2

A nomination will be presented as a formal motion and must be seconded. A member may nominate or second the nomination of only one person per position.

Please click here to know more about the election procedure.

Linguistic Requirements

The linguistic requirements associated with each elected position within CUPE 2626 are based on the following Degrees of Functionality:

Degree A: Written and oral comprehension, written and oral expression.
Degree B: Written and oral comprehension, oral expression.
Degree C: Written and oral comprehension.
Degree D: Written comprehension.


EB : Executive Board
SC : Stewards’ Council
GA : General Assembly
GC : Grievance Committee

Residence Life Workers Representative

– Official point of contact and spokesperson for CUPE 2626-3 .

– Member of the Grievance Committee, Finance Committee, Communications and Mobilization Committee, Bargaining Committee (2626-3).

– Reports their activities to the EC and AGM.

– In charge of the Employer-Employee Committee for CUPE 2626-3.

– Provides a monthly report to the EB.

Honorarium: approximately $7,500 (for a full one-year mandate).

Language requirements: This position requires a minimum level of functionality A in one of the two official languages and a level of functionality B in the second official language.