Teachers’ Bargaining Unit

The Teachers’ Bargaining Unit of OSSTF District 8 is made up of approximately 400 Regular and Continuing Education Secondary School Teachers and 160 occasional Teachers who teach in 9 secondary schools, the Board Office and various worksites around Huron and Perth counties.

TBU Constitution

Amended June 2017, effective July 1, 2017

Click here: TBU Constitution

You will need to be logged onto your GAFE account to access this document

2014 – 2017 Collective Agreements

Click on the links below to view the collective agreements. These are the official documents, minus the signatures, which are in force until a new collective agreement is ratified following the next round of bargaining.

2014-2017 Contract Teacher Collective Agreement

2014-2017 Occasional Teacher Collective Agreement

In spring of 2017, these agreements were extended until August 31, 2019. If you are looking for information about the new grids contained in the collective agreement, click here. You will need to be logged onto your GAFE account.

Teachers’ Bargaining Unit Executive 2017-2018

The Bargaining Unit has an Executive made up of 5 Members elected by the membership at large plus five other Branch, Committee or Council appointed Members. The Executive meets as required.

Executive Position Name Workplace Workplace Phone (519)
President Shane Restall District Office 527-0364  x 2
Vice President Liz Hickling LDSS 291-1880
Vice President Terry Barton CHSS 482-3471
Federation Officer Dale Greenwood District Office 527-0364 x 3
Treasurer Martina Aisenpreis FEMSS 357-1800
Secretary Marlene Creech OT
Communications Officer Conrad Kuiper CHSS 482-3471
Educational Services Officer Michele Greene-Hansen NWSS 271-9740
Collective Bargaining Chair Adam Agar MDHS 348-8495
OT  Branch President Marlene Creech OT
Health and Safety Officers Kirk Gregory

Jim Geiger





PE Liason –
Paul Caccamo Provincial Office 1-800-267-7867
Secretariat Liason –
Peter Tumey Provincial Office 1-800-267-7867

Teachers’ Council

Meetings Dates for 2017-2018
October 12
November 30
February 8
March 22
May 3
June 7

Excellence In Education Banquet
TBA, 2017

Annual General Meeting
TBA, 2017

Branch Reps

President CHSS Joel Gilbert
Vice President CHSS Conrad Kuiper
President FEMSS Martina Aisepreis
Vice President FEMSS Maureen Matchett
President GDCI
Vice President GDCI
President LDSS Jim Geiger
Vice President LDSS Liz Hickling
President MDHS Adam Agar
Vice President MDHS Patricia Menheere, Michelle Clark-Ellison
President SMDCVI Kirk Gregory
Vice President SMDCVI Sue Hushen
President SHDHS Brenda Hill
Vice President SHDHS Katie Grant
President SCSS Graham Leitch
Vice President SCSS Nick Armstrong
President SNSS Cynthia Stone
Vice President SNSS Heather Jones
President Adult/Cont. Ed Marita Taylor
Vice President Adult/Cont. Ed Liz Durnin
President Occasional Teachers Marlene Creech
Vice President Occasional Teachers Will Copeman

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