BCNU Elections 2023: Candidates Confirmed

May 26, 2023
Campaign period is now underway

Candidates running for positions in the 2023 BCNU elections have been confirmed by the BCNU Nominations Committee. 

Provincial Executive Election

This year will see 13 candidates competing for provincial executive positions. 

All confirmed provincial candidates' profiles, including their photo, biography and statement of objectives, are published on the 2023 Provincial Executive Candidates web page.

Provincial Executive Candidates:


  • Adriane Gear
  • Aman Grewal

Vice President

  • Katherine Hamilton
  • Tristan Newby
  • Paul Terpstra


  • Anita Dickson
  • Sharon Sponton

Executive Councillor

  • Chris Armeanu
  • Tracia Batson-Dottin
  • Hardev Bhullar
  • Aida Herrera
  • Michelle Sordal
  • Melissa Vannerus

Regional Executive Elections

Visit the 2023 Regional Executive Candidates Web Page for a list of links for each region. Please click on the region to see a list of candidates. 

Online Voting

Voting will open at 12 p.m. noon PDT on June 19 and close at 12 p.m. noon PDT on June 23. The vote will be conducted online by a secure voting platform, Simply Voting. Members can expect to receive an email with their unique voting credentials and instructions when voting opens. Please look for an email with subject line: BCNU Elections 2023 – Vote Credentials.

In order to vote, members must have access to the email address that is currently on file, which can be found on the BCNU Member Portal. Members unable to access the Member Portal can contact BCNU’s membership department here. 


Please contact the BCNU Provincial Nominations Committee at if you have any questions about the elections process.

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