CARRIE LYNN POOLE-COTNAM
February 2013 – Present
In February 2013, Carrie Lynn was elected to the position of Secretary-Treasurer of CUPE 503. She had previously served on the Executive Council representing City of Ottawa 35-Salary members beginning in May 2005. An active member of Local 503 beginning in 2000, Carrie Lynn became an active shop steward within the Social Services department and was Co-Chair of the Joint Health and Safety Committee for her workplace. Carrie Lynn was elected as Chair of the CUPE Ontario Social Service Workers Coordinating Committee in 2008 and also sits on the CUPE Ontario Division Executive Board. In 2011 Carrie Lynn was appointed as CUPE National Sector Council Co-Chair for Social Services. Carrie Lynn has served on the CUPE 503 Grievance, By-Law, and Political Action Committees over the last 15 years.
Carrie Lynn is known as a passionate voice for public service workers and a strong advocate for publicly-delivered services in our communities.