Winnipeg Local 856 Executive Officers

All Officers will be available via email and (some via cell phone) to address any issues and/or concerns. Our office is open to members by appointment only. Main office phone line (204-942-6323) is open but as many officers work from home, you’ll get a quicker response via email.

Please see attached list for contact information.


 PRESIDENT Matthew Aitken

   Email: president@cupwwpg.ca


Secretary Treasurer – Ha Yen Jiwa

Email: sectreas@cupwwpg.ca


Grievance officer   Cheryllynn Saramaga-Martai

Email: grievance@cupwwpg.ca


Health & Safety Officer – Reggie Taman

Cell: 204-770-0789 

Email: healthandsafety@cupwwpg.ca


Vice President, Cam Fortier

Email: vicepresident@cupwwpg.ca


Education Officer, Tyler Nielsen

Email: education@cupwwpg.ca


Workload Structuring Officer, Sean Tugby

Email: wso@cupwwpg.ca


Chief Shop Steward (Internal), Ed Schwartz

Email: internalsteward@cupwwpg.ca


Chief Shop Steward (Collection and Delivery)

Patrick Clare

Cell: 204-229-9787 

Email: externalsteward@cupwwpg.ca


Chief Shop Steward (RSMC)

Dennis Champagne

Email: rsmc@cupwwpg.ca

FOR RSMC’s THAT NEED ASSISTANCE, PLEASE EMAIL rsmc@cupwwpg.ca