ATU 569 Executive Board 2020 – 2022
President/Business Agent – Job Description
Steve started with the City of Edmonton as a Transit Operator in January 1991 and has been active with the Union in some capacity since 1993, when he was appointed Shop Steward. He has served in the positions of Operator Representative, Vice President, Operations and 6 years as your Financial Secretary. Steve has contributed to 7 negotiated contracts on behalf of members in ETS Main and ETS DATS and one on behalf of members in St. Albert. Today, Steve serves a quarter million Alberta workers as the Alberta Federation of Labour’s appointed Board Director on the Local Authorities Pension Plan and is in his second term as President of the Local. Previously, Steve was involved with the United Food and Commercial Workers, Teamsters and the Sheet Metal Workers International Association.
Assistant Business Agent/Vice-President Operations – Job Description
Assistant Business Agent/Vice-President Maintenance – Job Description
Jennifer started with the City of Edmonton as a Bus Cleaner in February 2003. She became a Service Person in 2004, a Truck and Transport Technician Apprentice in 2010 and a Journeyperson in 2013, all within Transit Fleet Services. She has been actively involved with ATU 569 since 2016 and has served a term as a Maintenance Representative. She currently serves as the Vice President of Maintenance. Jennifer is a strong Union activist who is passionate about helping members and improving our work places.
Assistant Business Agent/Financial-Secretary Treasurer – Job Description
Harminder (Raj) Brar
Recording Secretary – Job Description
Kelly Davis has been an active ATU 569 member since he started with ETS in 2009. He is an active and willing volunteer representing our local throughout the city . Kelly has represented Local 569 as a delegate to the Edmonton and District Labour Council since 2012. He was elected shop steward for the 2016-2019 term and is now serving his first term as an elected Operator Representative, effectively representing his constituency at the Executive level.
Emmanuel (Manny) arrived in Canada as a landed immigrant in 2006 and joined ETS-DATS as an Operator in 2007. He graduated Bachelor of Laws LLB 1992 (Philippines) with experience as a Public defender (Criminal law), Family Law and General Counsel (Corporate law) for McDonald’s Philippines. Manny has been involved as DATS Shop steward for 2 years and currently serves as an elected DATS Representative on ATU Local 569’s Executive Board since 2019.
St. Albert Representative
Darlene Malayko began her Transit career in 2005 when she started as an Operator for Diversified Transportation Ltd. in St Albert. She became involved with the Teamsters Union in 2008, as a Shop Steward. When ATU became the new bargaining agent in 2010 she was appointed as a Shop Steward by the President. Currently, Darlene serves the members as The St. Albert Executive Board Representative and is our local’s representative on the Executive Council for the Alberta Federation of Labour. Darlene has been instrumental in negotiating 3 successive contracts for ATU’s St. Albert members.
Red Deer Representative
Bob Relkov – Job Description