Chapters

The Bruce-Grey Catholic Chapter of APSSP represents psychology staff, social workers and speech and language pathologists.

CHAPTER EXECUTIVE:

PRESIDENT: Tracy Slater

GRIEVANCE: Krista McCorkindale

SECRETARY: Jennifer Kirby

TREASURER: Faith Shelley

CONTACT:

CONTACT NAME: Tracy Slater

PHONE: 1-866-455-5099 Ext. 101

EMAIL: Tracy.Slater@apssp.org

WEBSITE: Bruce-Grey Catholic Schools

The Niagara Chapter of APSSP represents Attendance Counsellors, Interpreters, Psycho-Educational Consultants, Applied Behaviour Analysts, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, Speech and Language Pathologists, and Youth Counsellors.

The Chapter’s membership stands at about 58 individuals.

The Niagara District School Board consists of 97 elementary schools, with about 27,130 students. It covers 12 Ontario municipalities of Fort Erie, Lincoln, Niagara Falls, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Pelham, Colborne, St. Catharines, Thorold, Wainfleet, Welland, and West Lincoln. There are approximately 1,375 teachers employed by the Niagara District School Board.

CHAPTER EXECUTIVE:

PRESIDENT: Tara Colavecchia

VICE PRESIDENT: Cheryl Berchard-Howe

NEGOTIATIONS: Dave Pierce

GRIEVANCE: Marisa Geisa

SECRETARY: Sara McLean

TREASURER: Leanne Saxton

HEALTH & SAFETY: Shari Sadowsky

PUBLIC RELATIONS: Yvonne Horton

 

GOVERNING COUNCIL MEMBERS:

Jessica Gollan

 

CONTACT:

CONTACT NAME: Tara Colavecchia

PHONE: 1-866-455-5099 Ext. 102

EMAIL:  Tara.colavecchia@dsbn.org

WEBSITE: District School Board Of Niagara

Dufferin Peel Catholic Chapter of APSSP numbers approximately 200 members across the four disciplines of Psychology, Child and Youth Work, Speech and Language Pathology, and Social Work.

The Dufferin Peel professional student support service staff has been affiliated with APSSP since 1975. There primary interest was to join a union that was member-run, democratic, and specifically focused on supporting the role of school based professional support service staff. Dufferin Peel Catholic District School Board encompasses a large geographic region and includes the municipalities of Orangeville, Caledon, Mississauga and Brampton.

There are 141 Catholic schools including 123 elementary and 26 secondary.

CHAPTER EXECUTIVE:

PRESIDENT: Nadia Kerr

NEGOTIATIONS:Kellie Donaher

GRIEVANCE: Janis Stewardson

PUBLIC RELATIONS: Cristina Pergotski

TREASURER: Kristine Chandler

SECRETARY: Sandra Lane

 

CONTACT:

CONTACT NAME: Nadia Kerr

PHONE: 1-866-455-5099 Ext. 103

EMAIL:  nadia.kerr@apssp.org

WEBSITE: Dufferin Peel Catholic District School Board Website

The Durham Catholic (DCDSB) Chapter of APSSP represents Child and Youth Counsellors, Communicative Disorders Assistants, an Orientation and Mobility Specialist, Psychologists, Psychological Associates, Psychometrists, Social Workers/Attendance Counsellors, and Speech and Language Pathologists.

Durham APSSP held its first union meeting with an executive of four on June 20th, 1984.

Our first Collective Agreement with DCDSB was established for the period starting in September 1984. Our current executive consists of nine members from across various disciplines. Chapter membership stands about 43. As of October 2008, DCDSB had a total of 24,456 students enrolled. This number consists of 15,618 elementary students and 8,838 secondary students. DCDSB has 39 elementary schools and seven secondary schools. The board also supports an adult Education Centre, a Catholic Return Ticket Program, a Continuing Education Centre, and a Learning to 18 Program.

CHAPTER EXECUTIVE:

PRESIDENT: Kristin Adamcewicz

SECRETARY: Jenna Canning

TREASURER: Kara Kenney

GRIEVANCE: Rachel Smallbone

NEGOTIATIONS: Gail Wilson-Beier

PUBLIC RELATIONS: Stacey Carroll

EXTERNAL AFFAIRS: Nicola Dunning

 

CONTACT:

CONTACT NAME: Kristin Adamcewicz

PHONE: 1-866-455-5099 Ext. 104

EMAIL:  Kristin.adamcewicz@apssp.org

WEBSITE: Durham Catholic District School Board

The Halton Catholic (HCDSB) Chapter of APSSP represents Child and Youth Counsellors, Communicative Disorders Assistants, Psychometrists and Psychological Associates, Speech and Language Pathologists, Attendance Counsellors, Social Workers, and Secondary School Librarians.

The Halton Chapter is a longstanding member of APSSP.

We are currently over 90 members. The HCDSB consists of 39 elementary schools and seven secondary schools. There is a total of 3,570 staff within the board of which 2,370 are teaching staff, school administrators and supply. Approximately 1,200 staff are support, e.g. managerial and clerical. The Halton Region includes Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Acton and Georgetown, which has many rapidly growing areas.

CHAPTER EXECUTIVE:

PRESIDENT: Melissa Trowsdale

VICE PRESIDENT: Paul Scordino

HEALTH & SAFETY: Teresa Lorentz

SECRETARY: Katie Mann

TREASURER: Mary Maceroni

 

CONTACT:

CONTACT NAME: Melissa Trowsdale

EMAIL: melissa.trowsdale@apssp.org

PHONE: 1-866-455-5099 Ext. 105

WEBSITE: Halton Catholic Schools

The London Chapter of APSSP represents Attendance Counsellors, Board Certified Behaviour Analysts, Psycho-Educational Consultants, Psychological Associates, Social Workers, and Speech-Language Pathologists.

Our first Collective Agreement was ratified in 1999. Our membership ranges from 20 to 25 in any given year. The London District Catholic School Board has 43 elementary and 9 secondary schools. Approximately 18,000 students in the counties of Middlesex, Oxford and Elgin, including cities of London, St. Thomas, Strathroy, and Woodstock are educated in our school system.

CHAPTER EXECUTIVE:

PRESIDENT: Suzanne Pellarin

NEGOTIATIONS: Michelle Cooper

TREASURER: Jorge Teodoro

PUBLIC RELATIONS: Heidi Britton-deJeu

SECRETARY: Mandy Gobatto

HEALTH & SAFETY: Maurice Brennan

 

CONTACT:

CONTACT NAME:  Suzanne Pellarin

PHONE: 1-866-455-5099 Ext. 107

EMAIL: Suzanne.Pellarin@apssp.org

WEBSITE: London District Catholic School Board

The Simcoe County Chapter of APSSP represents Psychology Staff and Social Workers plus ABA Coordinators, Attendance Counsellors, Behavioural Services Coaches, Speech & Language Pathologists.

CHAPTER EXECUTIVE:

PRESIDENT: Cathy Bidwell

NEGOTIATIONS: Colleen Rutledge

TREASURER: Stephanie Lavega

SECRETARY: Anne Miller

GRIEVANCE: Christine Seeburger

PUBLIC RELATIONS: Virginia Cooper

EXTERNAL AFFAIRS: Brittany Harvey

 

CONTACT:

CONTACT NAME: Cathy Bidwell

PHONE: 1-866-455-5099 Ext. 108

EMAIL: Cathy.Bidwell@apssp.org

WEBSITE: Simcoe County District School Board

The St. Clair Catholic Chapter of APSSP represents speech-language pathologists, social workers, child and youth workers, and sign language interpreters since 1998.

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The first collective agreement was ratified in January 1999.

The first Collective Agreement was ratified in January 1999. The Chapter’s membership stands at 18 to 20 individuals.

The St. Clair CDS Board consists of 30 elementary schools and three secondary schools, with about 10,500 students in the Sarnia-Lambton and Chatham-Kent areas of Ontario. There are approximately 1,000 teachers employed by the St. Clair CDS Board.

CHAPTER EXECUTIVE:

PRESIDENT: Dave Ostropolec

GRIEVANCE: Shannon Brown

TREASURER: Heather Molyneaux

SECRETARY: Amy Hawkes

PUBLIC RELATIONS: Amy Hawkes

 

GOVERNING COUNCIL MEMBERS:

Shannon Brown
Heather Carron-Doyle

 

CONTACT:

Name: Heather Carron-Doyle

PHONE: 1-866-455-5099 Ext. 109

EMAIL: Heather.Carron-Doyle@apssp.org

WEBSITE: St. Clair Catholic District School Board

The Toronto Catholic (TCDSB) Chapter of APSSP represents Attendance Counselors, Audiologists, Community Relations Officers, Psychology Staff, Social Workers, Research Associates, and Speech and Language Pathologists.

The first Collective Agreement was ratified in 1999. The Chapter’s membership stands at about 203 individuals. The Toronto CDS Board consists of 168 elementary schools and 31 secondary schools, with about 87,500 students. There are approximately 5,700 teachers and 2,800 Support and other academic staff employed by the Toronto CDS Board. In addition, there are over 300 principals and vice-principals and 225 administrative staff.

CHAPTER EXECUTIVE:

PRESIDENT: Veronica Barton

EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT: Maria Peixoto

SECRETARY: Jody Huang

TREASURER: Isabelle Giuliani

GRIEVANCE: Anne Landreville

NEGOTIATIONS: Joanne Mazzei

PUBLIC RELATIONS: Karen Crooks

BENEFITS/LTD: Caryl-Anne Stordy

PAST PRESIDENT: Julie Mazzuca-Peter

CONTACT:

CONTACT NAME: Veronica Barton

PHONE: 12892980113 ext. 110

EMAIL: Veronica.Barton@apssp.org

WEBSITE: Toronto Catholic District School Board

The Waterloo Catholic (WCDSB) Chapter of APSSP represents Attendance Counsellors, Psychoeducational Consultants, Psychologists, Social Workers, and Speech-Language Pathologists since 1993.

The first Collective Agreement was ratified in August 1993. The Chapter’s membership stands at about 20 individuals. The WCDSB consists of 47 elementary schools and five secondary schools, with about 24,000 students in the Region of Waterloo. There are approximately 1,753 teachers employed by the WCDSB.

CHAPTER EXECUTIVE:

PRESIDENT: Sandra Ayerst

GRIEVANCE: Stephanie Ashe

SECRETARY: Kara Samuels

TREASURER: Jessie Grosz

 

CONTACT:

CONTACT NAME: Sandra Ayerst

PHONE: 1-866-455-5099 Ext. *

EMAIL: Sandra.Ayerst@apssp.org

WEBSITE: Waterloo Catholic District School Board

Provincial Executive:

PRESIDENT: Nadia Kerr

VP NEGOTIATIONS: Veronica Barton

VP GRIEVANCE: Mary Maceroni

VP PUBLIC RELATIONS: Cathy Bidwell

VP TREASURER: Julie Mazzuca-Peter

SECRETARY: Kellie Donaher