Welcome to the Burnaby Teachers’ Association website

The BTA has been in existence since 1914 and is a union of professionals representing approximately 2,301 public school teachers in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. All public school teachers in Burnaby belong to the BCTF (the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation) and their local teachers’ association.

The Burnaby Teachers’ Association supports members whenever there is any issue of concern. When members contact the union, all conversations are confidential. No matter what the question we welcome calls and will refer members the appropriate services and resources. Among the services we provide:

  • mediation
  • advocacy
  • information about rights, responsibilities and benefits
  • professional development information
  • health and safety support
  • social events
  • classroom supports

Officers & Staff

Executive Officers:
FRANK BONVINO – President – lp41@bctf.ca – Local 226
LEANNE SJODIN – First Vice-President – lx41vp@bctf.ca – Local 227
DANIEL TÉTRAULT – Second Vice-President – lx41vp2@bctf.ca – Local 228

Office Staff
Katie Pepper – Office Manager- bta2@bctf.ca
Colleen Pawson – Administrative Assistant- bta@bctf.ca
Karla Reilander – Administrative Assistant – bta5@telus.net
Charmaine Eger – Administrative Assistant – bta4@telus.net