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Every local union has an elected executive to run its day to day affairs. Our Executive Board consists of a President, 2 Vice-Presidents, Treasurer, Secretary, and several Stewards. The duties of all Local 723M Executive Board members are in accordance with the provisions of the Unifor Constitution and the Local Bylaws.

These members volunteer their time and commitment to help improve working conditions for everyone. Please contact any member of the Executive Board if you have any questions or concerns regarding the workplace.
Local 723m Officers
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Angelo Contarin

President

Phone: 416.347.5379

Email: angeloc@unifor723m.org

Employer: Rogers Media – Senior Editor (Currently on leave as FT President)​

Oversees all of our Stewards and Vice Presidents and all member concerns.

I am always available to hear your concerns and or grievances once you have approached your union Steward and/or chapter V.P.  first in keeping with union protocol.

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Carl Davis

Vice-President, Operations Division

Phone: 416.578.0256

Email: carld@unifor723m.org

Location: 1 Mount Pleasant

Department: Operations

Title: (I.O.P) Master Control

Area of expertise: Dealing with all issues that come forward from the members and the Company.

Other: I'm also chair of the Organizing and Sponsorship/Donations committees. If you have any questions or concerns. Please don’t hesitate to contact me. 

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Mike Nguyen

Vice-President Bell Media Unit

Phone: 416.898.6627

Email: miken@unifor723m.org

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Mike Catherwood

Vice-President CFRB Unit

Phone: 416.828.1451

Email: mcatherwood@unifor723m.org

Location - 260 Richmond St W 3rd Floor

Department - 1010 Radio

Area of Expertise - Radio

I'm a technical producer for the afternoon drive show  'The Rush' on Newstalk1010, you can usually find me in the afternoon on the 3rd floor of 260 Richmond St. West. If your question is about radio, I can give you an answer, or at least find someone who can get a better answer. Happy to help with anything you need. 

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Nathaniel Siegler

Vice-President Rogers OMNI

Phone: 416.871.4296

Email: nathaniels@unifor723m.org

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Frank Barron

Treasurer

Phone: 416.409.6497

Email: frankb@unifor723m.org

I work in Engineering, located in the basement of 299 Queen St. West

Currently treasurer, Chair of the Election committee, and investment committee. Former Secretary, Steward, Health & Safety, and Negotiations committees.

Been here since the last century.

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Lisa Laporte

Secretary

Phone:

Email: lisal@unifor723m.org

Stewards, Bell Media
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Angie Kapetanou

Steward

Phone: 416.804.7478

Email: angiek@unifor723m.org

Location: 299 Queen St W

Department: Etalk - second floor 

Title: Senior Segment Producer

Always available for any questions re: CA, conflict resolutions, concerns etc.

Chair of the Party Committee – if interested in joining or ideas to share please reach out! 

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Ronda Benjamin

Steward

Phone: 416.931.9816

Email: rondab@unifor723m.org

Location: 9 Channel Nine Court 4th floor - currently working remotely 

Department: Traffic Department 

Area of Expertise: Traffic Coordinator working mainly on CP24 for 21 years

Departments That Should Contact Me: Any - Traffic

Other: I enjoy all sorts of pop culture; also photography, music, TV, theatre and movies. I've been a steward for about 6 years and recently took on chairing the Women's Committee. If you would like to join the committee or need help on any other matter, feel free to reach out. :)

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Sandra Benain

Steward, Chair of Welfare and Education Committee

Phone: 416.985.2659

Email: sandrab@unifor723m.org

Location:299 Queen St. 

Department: Second floor Etalk 

Title: Senior associate producer

Expertise: conflict resolution, CA, union education 

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Jordan Tovey

Steward

Phone: 416.705.4485

Email: jordant@unifor723m.org

Location: 299 Queen Street (basement)

Department: Media Control Centre

Job Title: Automated Master Control Operator

Currently representing Unifor Local 723m as a steward. 

I am former Vice President of Unifor Local 87m and represented members of the Corus Entertainment unit.

I have also been a member of collective bargaining negotiating committees for both Corus and Bell Media.

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Marco D'Aloisio

Steward

Phone: 416.729.2087

Email: marcod@unifor723m.org

Location: 299 Queen St West
Position: Media Services Technician
Area of expertise: Health and Safety issues, personal conflicts.
Departments: Media Services News - BNNB, CP24, and Your Morning
Other: I am the Employee Co-Chair of our Local Health and Safety Committee 825, as well as Steward for local 723m. As a full time employee in our building since 2010, I am available anytime, and always strive to maintain good relations with management and also among the various departments and employees of our work place.

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Greg Austen

Steward

Phone: 905.699.1202

Email: gregau@unifor723m.org

Location: 299 Queen St West

Department: Media Services/Series + Specials

Area of Expertise: All elements of post-production from ingest to delivery. 

Other: Always open to chatting and providing information. If I don't have an answer I certainly have the means to find it.  Please never hesitate to contact me.

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Mike Campoli

Steward

Phone: 416.457.4018

Email: mikec@unifor723m.org

Location: 299 Queen St West

Department: Web Content Editor (CP24)

Area of Expertise: Union book, Can address any questions about the rules. 

Departments CP24

Other: I have been a steward for over 6 years and have been part of the negotiations committee in the past. If you have any questions or concerns. Please don’t hesitate to contact me. 

CFRB Unit
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Mike Catherwood

Vice-President

Phone: 416.828.1451

Email: mcatherwood@unifor723m.org

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Tony Tedesco

Steward

Phone: 416.553.5271

Email: tonyt@unifor723m.org

Location - 260 Richmond St W 3rd Floor
Department - NEWSTALK 1010 Radio
Area of Expertise - Radio 
I am a content producer for the national evening show ’NEWSTALK Tonight' on Newstalk1010 CFRB, and have over a decade of experience in content and technical production in radio. As your union steward I volunteer time to help members of our team with any number of issues that come up at work. 

 

Stewards, Rogers CITY/OMNI Dundas Square
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Domenic Gicante

Steward

Phone: 416.727.9504

Email: domenicg@unifor723m.org

Location: DSQ and OMP

Title: Senior Editor 

Omni and City

Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns about your agreement or rights. 

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Stewards, Rogers CITY/OMNI
One Mount Pleasant
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Josh Filipe

Steward

Phone: 416.999.8365

Email: joshuaf@unifor723m.org

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Stewards, Rogers OMNI Production Dundas Square
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Organizing Committee

Chair - Carl Davis

Josh Filipe

Mike Nguyen

Nathaniel Siegler

Member Education Committee

Chair - Sandra Benain

LGBTQ2S+/Diversity/IndigenousCommittee
Recreation Committee

Chair - Angie Kapetanou

Finance Committee

Chair - Frank Barron

Member - Stephen Gelder

Member - Nate Siegler

Member - Josh Filipe

Political Action Committee

Chair - Angelo Contarin

Bylaws Committee

Chair - Sandy Carroll

Frank Barron

Donations / Sponsorship

Chair - Carl Davis carld@unifor723m.org

Young Workers

Chair - Joshua Filipe

Women`s Committee

Chair - Ronda Benjamin

Carla Wong

Retiree's Unit

One Mount Pleasant

Members - TBA

                  

Dundas

Young Workers

Chair - Joshua Filipe

     Chair - Luke Young luke.yung@rci.rogers.com

     Members

Steve Massey steve.massey@rci.rogers.com

AmberRoseSandu amberRose.sandu@by.rogers.com

Matthew B Thomas matthewb.thomas@rci.rogers.com

Brendan Kelly brendan.kelly@rci.rogers.com

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