Jeannie Baldwin, Regional Executive Vice-President: Atlantic

Jeannie Baldwin

Jeannie Baldwin is the Regional Executive Vice-President (REVP) for PSAC's Atlantic region. Jeannie has held the PSAC Alliance Executive Committee position since 2004.

As the REVP, Jeannie is responsible for the following activities in her region, which includes New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador: Regional Council, organizing and recertifications, education, political and social action, women's and equity programs, Area Councils, Directly Chartered Locals and separate employers, Federations of Labour and related committees District Labour Councils.

She shares responsibility for:

  • Coordination of Area Councils, District Labour Councils, Federations of Labour
  • Joint Learning Program
  • PSAC Access Conference
  • PSAC Women's Conference

and is responsible for the Parks Canada Agency bargaining unit.

Jeannie represents the PSAC on the New Democratic Party Federal Council.

She was first elected as REVP in a mail ballot election in 2004, following the resignation of the former REVP. Just before her election, she held the positions of Vice-President and Steward in Local 80215 and had been working as the Union's Regional Field Coordinator for the Joint Learning Program (JLP). Previously, she had worked with Human Resources Development Canada for 26 years.

Jeannie became active in the Union in the 1980s and began her leadership role as a result of the PSAC's 1991 national strike. She graduated from the Labour College of Canada in 1993. From 1993 to 1998, she held the position of National Vice-President (Newfoundland and Labrador) in the Canada Employment and Immigration Union (CEIU). From 1995 to 1998, she was the Women's General Vice-President on the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour Executive. She has also served a two-year term as Chair of the Board of Directors of the South Shore Transition House in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia.



May 22, 2015