For CLC Executive Vice-President
Siobhán Vipond serves as the Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) since being elected in 2021.
Siobhán is a committed trade unionist and an intersectional feminist committed to building a fair and equitable world. She is a well known advocate for workers’ rights, pensions, gender and racial equity, and the importance of having workers’ voices at all levels of government and industry.
Siobhán is passionate about political action and has served on the National Political Action Committee for 9 years. She currently chairs the CLC Women’s Advisory Committee and serves as vice-chair for the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) Women’s Committee. She also serves as vice-chair of the Canadian Health Coalition, the vice-chair of the Trade Union Confederation of the Americas (TUCA) Executive Council and was a founding member of Child Care Now Alberta, the province’s largest group advocating for universal child care.
Prior to her election to the CLC, Siobhán served four elected terms as Secretary-Treasurer of the Alberta Federation of Labour. Siobhán was also a member of the 2015 Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference and continues to sit on the Executive Committee for the 2022 Conference. She is also an alumni of the fourth cohort of the National Labor Leadership Initiative (NLLI) through The Worker Institute at Cornell.
She is a proud member of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE).