CWA Canada Executive

Martin O'HanlonMartin O’Hanlon, President

Member: Canadian Media Guild Local 30213

Martin is on leave from his position as Parliamentary Editor for The Canadian Press. He was elected Director (now President) in 2011, after serving as Deputy Director for seven years.

mohanlon@cwa-scacanada.ca | 613.820.8460 or Toll-free: 1.877.486.4292


Lois KirkupLois Kirkup, Vice-President

Member: Ottawa Newspaper Guild Local 30205

An online editor at The Ottawa Citizen, Lois was president of the Ottawa Newspaper Guild from 1999 until 2012.

lkirkup@cwa-scacanada.ca


John RufhJohn Rufh, Secretary

Member: British Columbia Local 30403

A mailer at the Victoria Times Colonist, John has been the secretary-treasurer for CWA Local 30403 British Columbia since 1999.

jsrufh@shaw.ca


Gord HolderGord Holder, Treasurer

Member: Ottawa Newspaper Guild Local 30205

A copy editor at The Ottawa Citizen, Gord has been the long-time treasurer for CWA Canada.

gordholder@bell.net


Executive Committee

Hayley JuhlHayley Juhl, Diversity / Equity

Member: Montreal Newspaper Guild Local 30111

A digital editor at The Gazette in Montreal, Hayley has been secretary of the MNG since 2015.


Mary Ann BarrMary-Ann Barr, Member At Large

Member: Media & Communications Workers of Alberta Local 30400

An editor and columnist at the Red Deer Advocate, Mary-Ann is a former president of the MCWA.


110929_carolan_72x101Chris Carolan, Member At Large

Member: Victoria-Vancouver Island Newspaper Guild Local 30223

A district manager at the Victoria Times Colonist, Chris has been president of  VVING since 1999.


Lise LareauLise Lareau, Member At Large

Member: Canadian Media Guild Local 30213

Lise served for 12 years as national president of the Canadian Media Guild, before bowing out of the top position to let in new blood. She was elected CMG national vice-president in late 2010.


Stephen LlewellynStephen Llewellyn, Member At Large

Member: New Brunswick Media Guild Local 30664

A reporter with The Daily Gleaner for more than 30 years, Stephen has since 1997 been president of the Fredericton Typographical Union, which in 2016 merged with CWA Canada’s Saint John Local.


Carmel SmithCarmel Smyth, Member At Large

Member: Canadian Media Guild Local 30213

Carmel has worked at the CBC as a producer, anchor, reporter and writer since 1990. She became national president of the Canadian Media Guild in 2011.


Scott EdmondsScott Edmonds, Canada Vice-President The News Guild

Member: Canadian Media Guild Local 30213

A reporter and editor retired from The Canadian Press, Scott is the TNG Canada VP. He has led the Canadian Press Branch at the Canadian Media Guild and served as national vice-president of CMG.

sedmonds@cwa-scacanada.ca

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