After 30 years of service on the Executive of CUPE 503, President Brian Madden retired on June 28th 2019. For more than 10 years Brian served as President and worked each and every day for the members of CUPE 503. Our Local has grown under his leadership to almost 10,000 members spanning from Cornwall to Pembroke. We wish Brian a wonderful well-deserved retirement! 

On June 18th 2019, Brian chaired his last CUPE 503 Shop Stewards Council meeting and was surprised by CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn joining the occasion.

June 18th 2019 Shop Steward Council Meeting

On July 1st, as per the CUPE 503 Bylaws James Watson moved into the position of President. James served as Vice-President for more than 10 years and was previously the Health & Safety Coordinator for the Local and a 40-hour wage representative on the CUPE 503 Executive Council.