Statutory, Quasi-Statutory and Contractual

Standing Committees required by law, allowed for by law, or required by agreement fall within this category of committees.

Discipline Committee

May adjudicate conduct of Union members which is inimical to the interests of the Union. Members are appointed at Annual Council.

  • Gale Doyle, Dartmouth, 2020
  • Mona MacNeil, Halifax County, 2020
  • Nadine Arnold, Colchester-East Hants, 2021
  • Chad Warren, Yarmouth, 2021
  • Melanie Légaré, CSANE, 2022
  • Janine Kerr, NSTU Staff Liaison

Distributed Learning Committee

  • Eliza Abbass, Pictou, 2021
  • Vince Jessome, Inverness, 2022
  • Andrea Small, Cumberland, 2023
  • Simon Wilkin, NSTU Staff Liaison

Professional Committee

Investigates charges of conduct unbecoming a member of the teaching profession. Appointed by NSTU Annual Council.

  • Madonna Abbass, Cape Breton District, 2020
  • Paul Syme, Kings, 2020
  • Lindsay Ross, Cape Breton District, 2021
  • Tara McCormick, CSANE, 2021
  • Gillian Costello, Dartmouth, 2022
  • Paula Landry, Richmond, 2022
  • Janine Kerr, NSTU Staff Liaison

Program Development Assistance Fund (PDAF)

Committee Reviews applications for financial assistance to support innovative curriculum projects and awards grants to successful applicants.

  • Krista Moore, Digby, 2021
  • Theresa Jennings, Dartmouth, 2022
  • Lael Radkey, Department of Education
  • Roy Bourgeois, CSAP
  • Miguelle Légère, Chair, NSTU Staff Liaison