New Business Operations Assistant

It is CUPE 387’s pleasure to announce that Lisa Kvam is the successful candidate for the regular part-time Business Operations Assistant position.

This position reports to the Business Agent and has been established to provide clerical support in the Union office and includes bookkeeping and financial reporting tasks along with the administration of the short term sick leave plan.

Some of you may already be familiar with Lisa since she has been with the City on and off since 1995. She brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise amassed during her years in various full-time clerical positions in Engineering Operations, Police Services, and Parks, Culture and Recreation and as an auxiliary clerk providing support to a multitude of departments with her most recent assignment being the Elections Assistant in Legislative Services.

Prior to her start with the City, Lisa was employed as a Supervisor at Vancouver General Hospital where she coordinated the efforts of dozens of staff and provided patients with nutritional guidance. Lisa’s experience is complimented by her service at one of the world’s largest financial institutions – as an Information Security Consultant she was engaged in projects and working with teams that spanned the globe and wound up her time there as the Physical Security and Incident Response Support Manager. Lisa has supplemented her Food Service Technology diploma with courses in bookkeeping, the Microsoft Office Suite of products, various operating systems and audit training.

Lisa started the week of April 8, 2019 and can be reached by phone at 604-520-5644 or email at She will be operating out of the front office at 107 – 258 Sixth St from Tuesdays to Fridays from 10 am to 3:30 pm, so please stop by and say hello!