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Durham  Designated  Early  Childhood Educator  Local

Local within the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario

Executive Members (2019-2021)


Rayna Barrese ~ has been serving as President since the conception of the local in  December 2010. Rayna is on all committees and involved in the day to day operations while working alongside members in the FDK Program and working hard to uphold members’ interests.


Kristen Elford ~ is in her first term as Vice President representing our local and supporting our executive while working along side members in the FDK program.  She works closely with our President on local and provincial matters.  Kristen became involved with the local during the 2017-2019 term as Executive Member at Large.


Nicole Lace ~ as Treasurer, it is her role to create the budget, maintain all financial records and present reports to the Local and ETFO annually.  She attends conferences and workshops when necessary as directed by our local President. Nicole was first elected to the Executive in Spring 2015.


Josie Cea ~ has been serving as Secretary on the executive since 2011 and working in the FDK program since its implementation in 2010.  Josie is also the Health and Safety and Political Action Representative for our local.  


Kate Overall ~ is in her first term as Executive Member at Large.  Previously Kate was a member of the local PL Committee.


Paula Duncan - is in her first term as Executive Member at Large.