Representative of the interests of workers

Mike Boyle

Mike Boyle is the Director of Negotiations and Policy at Health Sciences of Alberta (HSAA). In this leadership role he coordinates and leads the strategic planning and execution of negotiations for HSAA, a union representing approximately 26,000 paramedical professional and technical health-care workers throughout Alberta.

Mike is a labour relations practitioner with over 30 years of experience in all aspects of labour relations including management, grievance handling, formal hearings, collective bargaining and all things in between. He has had the opportunity to work with many people in diverse settings including corrections, the department of Environment and Parks and now in health care. Mike enjoys working with people to create a positive and safe place to work.

Ivana Niblett

Ms. Niblett has been involved with the labour movement for approximately 18 years, working with members, affiliates, and labour councils across Canada. Ivana is currently a Business Agent for the United Steelworkers Local 1-207.

Prior to her current position, she was the National Vice President for the Telecommunications Workers Union, United Steelworkers Local 1944 representing TELUS workers across Canada. Ivana also sat as an AFL Executive Council and Committee member. Having sat on several boards as a Director, Ivana is well versed in governance, decision making and accountability.

Jane Sustrik

Ms. Sustrik is a Registered Nurse and First Vice-President of the United Nurses of Alberta (UNA). Her union involvement began in 1984; in the years since, she has held many union positions with a record of success in advancing the rights of her co-workers and working people everywhere. Since 1999, she has served on the Executive of UNA, becoming First Vice-President in 2013.

In June 2017, Jane was named the recipient of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions’ prestigious Bread and Roses Award for her outstanding contributions to policy and decision-making, raising public awareness, lobbying governments, and educating members and the public.