United Voice is a member-led union. At all levels of our union, members play a vital role in setting our agenda and shaping our campaigns.
Jess Walsh - Secretary
Jess Walsh works to build a powerful union where members have a strong voice at work and in the Australian community.
As Secretary, she coordinates our team to ensure United Voice members run winning campaigns, bargain strong agreements, and enforce our rights at work.
Kerrie Devir - President
Kerrie Devir is an Early Childhood Educator and a campaign leader in her sector. As President she fights for all United Voice members across the state.
The Branch Executive consists of 10 members from across our union. The Executive ensures union members’ fees are spent carefully and transparently. Our 10-member team is elected by all United Voice members every 4 years in a process run by the Australian Electoral Commission. Our Branch Executive team is:
Lucinda Greed - Early Childhood Educator/ Director
Bracha Raphael - Paramedic
Paul Kershaw - Brewery worker
Margarita Murray-Stark - Hotel Room Attendant
Victor Barrientos - Airport Cleaner
Jeanette Shepherd - Office Cleaner
David Arthur - Security Officer
Christine Aitken - Security Officer
Antony Hayman - Baker
Kerry Devir - Early Childhood Educator
A further 30 members are elected to our Branch Council by members every four years. Councillors meet together to advance plans for a strong voice in their industry sectors, as well as in the community and politics.