President: Ingrid Ritums

Ingrid began her career with CRA in 2010 as a call centre agent. She moved to Revenue Collections in 2012 and currently works as a Collections Officer. She volunteered to be a steward in 2015 and was elected as 2nd VP of our local in 2018. She is passionate about her work as a union activist. She was one of the founding members and the president of the Hamilton-Niagara Young Workers Committee for over 5 years. She graduated from the Canada Labour College in February 2020. She believes that unions are vital to any workplace as they set the standards for wages, working conditions, and quality of life for all of the members. Unions build members up and ensure fair and equal treatment and opportunity within the workplace. Ingrid is also a delegate on the Hamilton & District Labour Council and is passionate about building relationship across unions and community lines.