Joint Committees

Nursing Advisory Committee (NAC)

See Article 1003 of our collective agreement.

The main purpose of the Nursing Advisory Committee is to:

  1. Review and make recommendations relative to those unresolved issues relating to workload and staffing including documented workload staffing reports.
  2. Provide a forum for discussion and make recommendations on issues relative to nursing professional practice such as nursing standards, nursing functions, physical planning and layout of facilities as they relate to nursing and other matters of concern.


Presently Local 5 has four representatives on this committee (which are by appointment):

  • Karen Sadler, President
  • Sheila Holden, Vice President
  • Renate Scheffer, Chair, WSR Committee