Get Ready to Vote: Nominees Confirmed for MNU Elections

Publish date: Wednesday, February 05, 2020

Board of Directors

MNU members

Nurses have put their names forward for the MNU 2020 Board Elections.

Elections will run from 9:00am, Thursday, February 27, 2020 until 4:00pm, Friday, February 28, 2020. Check out candidate profiles.


MNU's Nominations & Elections Committee is pleased to announce the following candidates (listed by region in alphabetical order):

[for terms running May 1, 2020 to April 30 2022]
Interlake-Eastern Region (one member to be elected):
Christine Boychuk
Kathy Nicholson
(Update: Christine Boychuk has withdrawn from this election race. Kathy Nicholson is now acclaimed. No election to take place for Interlake-Eastern Region).

Prairie Mountain Region (two members to be elected):
Marguerite Smith
Val Wotton
Mike Yablonski

Winnipeg Hospital Region, Health Sciences Centre (one member to be elected):
Kim Fraser
JoAnne Paterson
Katie Stark

[for term commencing immediately after election to April 30, 2021]
Winnipeg, Community & Health Care Region (one member to be elected to fill vacancy):
Marla Johal
Yvonne Maguet


  • All MNU members from the regions noted above are eligible to vote for candidates in their region.
  • Review candidate information and resumes. Please note, members must enter their Member Portal ID and password to see this information.
  • Starting at 9:00am on Thursday, February 27, 2020, members can access a tamper-proof ballot by clicking on an “MNU Votes” button at Members will need to login with their MNU Member ID and password. Once a ballot is submitted, the results are encrypted and kept anonymous. The voter is issued a receipt and is blocked from voting again. Please note, if a member is already logged into MNU’s website, the “MNU Votes” button will appear as “My Profile” at the top of the website. Click “My Profile” to navigate to the ballot.
  • Election results will be posted at as soon as possible after voting closes.
  • For questions or help logging in, please contact MNU Provincial Office at 1-800-665-0043 during regular office hours.

MNU's Nominations & Elections Committee has declared the following Board positions to be elected by acclamation:

[for terms running May 1, 2020 to April 30 2022 unless otherwise specified]
Northern Region
Amber Mitchell

Southern Region
Amanda Sainsbury

Winnipeg Long Term Care
Karen Jantzen

Misericordia / Riverview
Dana Orr

St. Boniface
Kathleen Hillstrom
Renate Scheffer-King [term running May 1, 2020 to April 30, 2021]

Due to a vacancy on the Provincial Collective Bargaining Committee, a call for nominations was also issued. MNU's Nominations & Elections Committee has declared the following position to be elected by acclamation:

Winnipeg, Community & Health Care Region
Marla Johal

Thank you to all the nominated candidates for putting their names forward, and to our members for their interest and participation in MNU’s 2020 Board Elections!



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