The General Presidents’ Maintenance Committee for Canada and the National Maintenance Council for Canada (GPMC | NMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of UA Canada International Representative Stephane Favron as the new Secretary Treasurer, effective March 21, 2024.

“We are pleased to welcome Stephane Favron as our Secretary Treasurer,” said Brett McKenzie, Executive Director of the GPMC | NMC. “We look forward to working with him as the GPMC | NMC continues to meet the needs of our signatory employers, contractors, and clients across the nation. The GPMC/NMC is fortunate have an incredibly dedicated and talented contingent of International Union representatives who understand the importance of the maintenance industry. Their support, industry expertise and guidance contributes to our overall success as we navigate our organization through the many challenges which we will face moving forward.”

Favron brings a wealth of experience and leadership to the GPMC | NMC. He was elected unanimously to the position of UA International Representative in 2021 and served as a Special Representative for the United Association since his appointment in February 2017. Stephane previously served as a Business Agent for the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 144 in Montreal, Quebec where part of his duties included servicing the Suncor refinery. In his role as Business Agent, Favron was responsible for building strong relationships with other UA locals across Canada.