Executive, Staff and Stewards

Executive Board

President: Noreen Cauley

Treasurer: Dani Reimer

Dani Reimer (they/any) is a history PhD student at Carleton, working on newspaper coverage of Cold War spy scandals. In their off-time, they enjoy cross-stitch, taking care of plants, and spending time with cats.

VP Internal: Hayley Malouin

Hayley Malouin (she/her) is a Unit 1 member and PhD student in Political Science, where her research focuses on radical democracy and the political potentiality of poverty and the poor. She loves crosswords, bowling, and meeting new 4600 members.

Chief Steward Unit 2: Patti Kmiec & Esther Post

Patti has been a Contract Instructor at Carleton since 2017 and has held various roles in our local. She teaches across FASS, including in Human Rights, Childhood/Youth Studies, Sociology, and History.  Her teaching, research, and personal interests are largely focused on advocating for the rights of children and youth in Canada.

Esther Post has been a Contract Instructor at Carleton since 2003, teaching primarily for the English Department and for the Feminist Institute of Social Transformation. Her doctoral dissertation focused on radical anarcha-feminist Emma Goldman, and she has long been interested in labour issues, especially for those who are precariously employed. 

Chief Steward Unit 1: Molly Alderman

VP External: Maria Vorobeva & Emily Quaile

Maria Vorobeva is a PhD Candidate in Cognitive Science at Carleton University and a new addition to the CUPE4600 team. Within the union, their priority is to strengthen connections with other locals and the broader community, however they try to stay engaged in all parts of union work. Please don’t be afraid to say hi if you see them around 🙂

Emily Quaile is a Master’s student at the Institute of Political Economy. She is a queer mom and community organizer currently fighting the anti-trans and fascist movement in Ottawa. She is eager to strengthen CUPE4600’s presence within the university, and within our local communities so we can empower each other to make this world a better place.

Recording Secretary: Theya Seywerd

VP, Unit 1: Ariel Becherer

Ariel Becherer (she/her) is a graduate student in political economy. She studies climate organizing and the politics of energy infrastructure, because the odds of a future defined by ecological collapse and fascism are dangerously high. She’d rather be playing soccer and reading fantasy novels.

VP, Unit 2: Cheryl Cundell & Morgan Rooney

Morgan Rooney (he/him) has been part of the Carleton community for over 25 years and wears many hats at the institution. In addition to being the co-VP for Unit 2, he is also currently a 4600 Health Trustee, a CI Senator, a contract instructor and Adjunct Research Professor with the department of English, and an Educational Development Coordinator at Teaching and Learning Services. His research areas include prose fiction in the ‘long’ eighteenth century and the scholarship of teaching and learning. For fun, he enjoys reading, conversation, music, and outdoor activities of all kinds.

Cheryl Cundell (she/her) teaches communication skills to engineering students through the School of Linguistics and Language Studies at Carleton. She spends her free time reading, practicing yoga, and wandering outdoors.


Business Agent & Organizer: Codie Fortin Lalonde

Codie (she/her) has held many roles with CUPE 4600 including Unit 2 bargaining team member, 
executive board member, and now staff for the Local. She has a PhD in Applied Linguistics and 
Discourse Studies from Carleton and studied how students and citizens(hip) are framed in public 
education policy across Canada. She is interested in public and higher education, the labour 
movement, and social justice, and sometimes writes for Our Schools/Our Selves. She likes hiking, 
science fiction, music, and making things with her hands. 

Mobilization Coordinator and Grievance officer: Pierre-Julien Blais

Pierre (he/him) has been staff for CUPE 4600 since 2016. He fills his free time with running, playing 
hockey, doing crossword puzzles, and cleaning up after his kids.