Marianne Hladun has served as the Prairies Regional Executive Vice-President (REVP) for the past nine years, most recently reelected in June 2021. For over 20 years, Hladun’s comprehensive union experience has spanned various positions, including president of Agriculture Union local 40022.
She was elected North Saskatchewan geographical rep on the Prairie Region Council in 1999 and alternate REVP in 2008 and 2011. She was national human rights director for Agriculture Union for nine years, and regional vice-president for North Saskatchewan for one year.
Previously elected three times to the CFIA bargaining team, Hladun is now responsible for 31 regional bargaining units, and several national units including Treasury Board’s Program and Administrative Services (PA) and Common Issues tables, and the Royal Canadian Mint. She also shares the education and political action portfolios for the Alliance Executive Committee (AEC).
Hladun is an alliance facilitator, a graduate of PSAC’s Union Development Program and CLC’s Labour College of Canada, and holds a diploma in labour studies from the University of Saskatchewan. She was vice-president for the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour (SFL) for 10 years and sat on the education and collective bargaining/labour legislation committees. She also chaired the political strategy committee for four years.
With a strong commitment to community and social justice, Hladun has volunteered with the United Way of Saskatoon as labour representative on the board of directors, as well as with the Saskatchewan Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization. She is also involved with NASHI, a charity to divert youth from human trafficking and has participated in eight humanitarian missions to Ukraine with the charity.