Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation
District 29 Hastings–Prince Edward

T/OT POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

Our Responsibilities:
  • To provide advice and assistance to the District Executive in relation to lobbying governments and political parties on matter of concern to the Federation;
  • To advise District Executive and Council on matters concerning political activity at the regional and local levels;
  • To liaise with and organize actions with other interest groups to deal with areas of mutual concern, subject to the prior approval of the District Executive.

2018-2020 Committee Members:

Amanda Watson (THS)
Adam Gibson (BSS)
Hugh Culliton (ESS)
To be named (PECI)
Tara Prance (CHSS)
Kendra Kilpatrick (NHHS)
To be named (OT)

Officer -
Jason Bremner (CSS)

Executive Liaison - Chris Masterson

NO SWEAT  It is the policy of District 29 OSSTF that District Office and its branches shall make every attempt to purchase items from sources that manufacture under humane working conditions in compliance with accepted international standards and local laws.

May 2019 AGM PAC Report:
This year, the Political Action Committee began District 29 UnPACked, a podcast looking at political issues affecting District 29 members. Topics have included the recent HPEDSB trustee elections, cuts to education, and withdrawal of autism support. Guests such as Scott Marshall, Doug Little and Trustees Kristin Parks and Allison Kelly have been enjoyed by a growing number of listeners.

The Committee has also revived the D29 OSSTF PAC Twitter account. Members can follow @OsstfD to stay up to date on political issues affecting us all.

PAC Rally
  2019 Rally in front of Todd Smith's Office in Belleville

2014
Wendell Fulton Award Winner - Jason Bremner
The Wendell Fulton Award goes to  a member for long term political effort to recognize longstanding contributions to political action.
Jason has been involved in every aspect of political action, rallies, lobbying in our district since 1998.