MGEU Elects New President: Michelle Gawronsky

Gawronsky began her working career as a Health Care Aide (HCA) in the nursing home in Vita in 1976 and began her union activism in the 1980′s due to a workplace issue.

Winnipeg (22 Oct. 2012) - This past weekend, delegates to the Manitoba Government and General Employees' Union (MGEU/NUPGE) 2012 Convention elected a new President to the union: Michelle Gawronsky.

“Now is the time to listen to you, the members and stand together so we can be the most powerful and effective union possible,” said Gawronsky in her election speech.

Michelle resides in Vita, Manitoba and comes from one of the largest MGEU/NUPGE components: Health Care Support Services. She brings over 27 years of union experience to the office of MGEU President.

She began her working career as a Health Care Aide (HCA) in the nursing home in Vita in 1976 and began her union activism in the 1980′s due to a workplace issue. Little did she know, it would very quickly become her life-long passion.

Other Election Results

  • 1st Vice President: Wally Fletcher
  • 2nd Vice President: Stephen Roznowsky
  • 3rd Vice President: Peter Roberts
  • 4th Vice President: Scott Cloney

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