NSGEU Provincial Executive Committee

The Provincial Executive Committee is made up of five members elected by voting delegates during Triennial Convention. Positions are: President, First Vice President, Second Vice President, Third Vice President, and Secretary/Treasurer.

Under the direction and guidance of the Board of Directors, the Provincial Executive Committee oversees the union’s day-to-day operations, following the strategies and priorities decided upon by the delegates at Triennial Convention.

Any voting delegate to Triennial Convention is entitled to seek nomination for any of the Provincial Executive Committee positions.

The Provincial Executive Committee:

  • Jason MacLean
    Jason MacLean President

    Jason is a member of Local 480C, a Correctional Officer at the Cape Breton Correctional Facility. He grew up in the Whitney Pier neighborhood of Sydney, Nova Scotia. He has served the union in a number of roles through his years of activism including serving as a Steward, JOHSC member, Local VP, Facilitator, Picket Captain, Regional Councilor, Bargaining Representative, Board Member, 3rd VP, and 1st VP. The President is the only full-time elected officer of the union and is its chief executive officer.

  • Darren McPhee
    Darren McPhee Secretary-Treasurer

    Darren is a Community Care Worker with the Department of Community Services (Local 8). Darren is now in his seventh term as Secretary-Treasurer.

  • Sandra Mullen
    Sandra Mullen 1st Vice President

    Sandra works as a licensing officer with the Department of Community Services and is a member of Local 16 where she has served as both as President for numerous terms and Vice President. She has most recently served as 3rd and 2nd Vice-President during the past years and was a representative of the PR members of the Civil Service on the Board of Directors for the past five years.

  • Tammy Gillis
    Tammy Gillis 2nd Vice President

    Tammy is a member of Local 2 who works in the Pictou Justice Centre as a Deputy Prothonotary and has been a proud NSGEU member since 2008.  Tammy has over 10 years of activism and has served the NSGEU locally, regionally and provincially.  She has been on her local executive, served on BUNC and has been a member of the Pictou/Antigonish/Guysborough Regional Council and served two terms on the Board of Directors.

  • Hugh Gillis (Pronouns He/Him)
    Hugh Gillis (Pronouns He/Him) 3rd Vice President

    Hugh is a member of Local 480, a Youth &  Adult Correctional Worker in Sydney. Hugh grew up in East Bay, Cape Breton, and has been active on the Civil Service Bargaining Committee (both BUNC and UNC) along with his local executive. Hugh has served three terms on the Board of Directors including chair of the Health & Safety and Political Action Committees and has been Secretary-Treasurer of the N.S. Federation of Labour since 2017. Hugh has an undergraduate degree from Cape Breton University and a Diploma in Educational Support from Nova Scotia Community College.

    Hugh is a supporter of Landmark East School in the Annapolis Valley and Pride Cape Breton.

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