Saskatoon, Sask. – January 22, 2013 – Terry Harris is President of UFCW Canada Local 649. Local 649 consists of one bargaining unit at Federated Co-operatives Limited in Saskatoon, with five separate and unique sites — head office, warehouse, feed mill, Saskatoon propane plant, and Melfort propane plant.
Sister Harris started working at Federated in 1999, and over the years served as an elected Shop Steward, Vice-President, and now as President since 2013. As well as leading Local 649, Terry Harris continues to work as a rank-and-file member in the Marketing Services Department at Federated.
Sister Harris is also politically active as a member of the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party Provincial Council, as well as the Federal Executive representing Saskatoon Humboldt. Sister Harris is also a member of the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) which supports the educational advancement of women to achieve their highest aspirations.