Alec Goertzen was elected Calgary Area Council Representative on the Prairie Region Council for the second consecutive term at an Area Council election meeting and sworn in at the 2014 Prairie Region Convention.
Alec has been involved with his union for 10 years in various positions, including Steward, Vice-President, and VP Finance for CIU Local 30036. He is also the co-chair of his workplace Health and Safety Committee, a JLP facilitator and an Alliance Facilitator (AF).
Alec has worked for the federal government for 28 years and currently works as a Trade Compliance Officer, conducting domestic and foreign verifications of importers, exporters, carriers, and service providers to determine the degree of compliance with Canada’s international trade.
Alec received the Queens Jubilee Medal for Union Activism in 2013. He currently lives in Calgary, Alberta with his wife two teenage sons.