Nominations for 2019 election set to open

Nominations for the election of UFCW 1518 President, Secretary-Treasurer, Recorder and Vice-Presidents open July 10, for the term of January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2023. The current term expires at the end of 2019.

The Election Notice was emailed and mailed to all stewards for posting to the union bulletin boards. It was also published in the summer issue of Update Magazine, which was mailed to members’ homes. The Election Notice includes information about the nomination process, including eligibility, as well as the election procedure.

If there are any contested positions once nominations close at noon on July 25, members will be mailed voting materials and instructions, and the vote will be conducted by secret mail-in ballot. An independent election committee made up of UFCW members has been appointed and will conduct all election business. Pablo Godoy, Regional Director for Western Canada, is the election chairperson, and will respond to any inquiries about the nomination and election process. He can be reached at

Please click here for the Election Notice