Ken Bye was elected as Regional Vice-President for the Greater Toronto Region at the 2014 UTE convention in Windsor, Ontario. Ken had been the Alternate RVP, having been elected to that position in 2011. He is responsible for the Toronto East, Toronto Centre, Toronto North, Toronto West, and Barrie Locals.
Since 2008 Ken has been active in the union in various positions. In January 2008 he was sworn in as Local Treasurer. In October 2010 he was acclaimed as Local Vice-President. In 2011 he was elected Alternate RVP for the Greater Toronto Region. Following the retirement of the Local President in August 2013 Ken became Interim President. At the AGM in October 2013 he was acclaimed as Local President.
Ken has been employed at the Toronto North-Barrie Tax Services Office since 1999.
Ken is currently Chair of the By-laws Committee and Co-chair of the Communications Committee and the Honours and Awards Committee.