Linda Koenders was elected to the position of Regional Vice-President of the National Capital Region in July 2017. As such, she is responsible for the largest region in the country, representing over 5500 members who work at Headquarters, Ottawa East, Ottawa Centre, the Ottawa Tax Services Office, the Ottawa Technology Centre, the Ottawa International Tax Services Office, the Connaught Building and Albert Street.
Linda signed on as a Local Executive Officer shortly after attending the UTE Triennial Convention in 2005 in Saint John, NB. Since then she has held positions of increasing responsibility, including Vice-President and President of her home local, Local 70000. Linda has a particular interest in human rights and education. In 2015, she was selected by the PSAC to travel to Guatemala to work on social justice causes.
Linda has been an employee of the CRA since 1981.
Linda is the Chair of the Equal Opportunities Committee and the Co-Chair of the Employee Assistance Committee.