Contact Info
Phone: 905-853-5533 / 905-953-6648
PATRICK SMITH
President

The President is responsible for enforcing the CUPE Constitution and all CUPE Local 1196 by-laws, presiding over membership and special meetings, deciding points of order and procedure, voting on all matters (except on appeals), ensuring officers perform their assigned duties, appointing committee vacancies (that are not already provided), introducing new members, signing all cheques, ensuring positive public relations of the Local, preparing and distributing all circulars and notices to members and ensuring all records are available for audit upon reasonable notice. The President is additionally responsible for the audit and signing authority for the Educational Trust Fund.