Meet BC's Municipal Pension Board of Trustees.
Appointed by: Hospital Employees' Union
Committee(s): Communications and advocacy
Board term: 2018–current
Talitha Dekker has been a member of the Hospital Employees’ Union (HEU) since 2005. She has been an HEU trustee since 2016; her current term will expire in 2024.
Talitha is on the board of United Way British Columbia and is treasurer of the Kamloops & District Labour Council.
In 2021, Talitha was elected a Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) trustee for a four-year term, representing British Columbia, Alberta and the Yukon. She is in her second term on CUPE’s National Advisory Committee on Pensions.
Talitha has also served as the financial agent for two NDP provincial candidates.
Talitha works full time in the finance department of the Interior Health Authority on the unceded territory of the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Peoples, known as Kamloops.