ATA Local 55 Office Staff: 

Click on the email addresses at the footer of the page to contact Local 55 staff.

President – Mario Vergara

Mario was elected for a two-year term as President for Local 55 in May of 2019.

Executive Assistant – Mike McFarland

If you have concerns about the collective agreement, instructional hours, assigned time, or conflict resolution in your school, call and speak with Mike.

Administrative Assistant – Diane Terry

Contact regarding:  Professional Growth Subsidy  (PGS), Professional Improvement Fund (PIF), Maternity Seminar Registrations,  Nominations and Elections (Committee and Executive) and Release time requests. Committee contact for Constitution and Advisory

Administrative Assistant – Wendy Neufeld

Contact regarding:  Hospitality and Mass requests (form on website), ​Updating member information,
Registrations for: Pre-Retirement Seminar, New Teachers Orientation, New Teachers Induction and Retirement Recognition Banquet, Scholarship Submissions, Christmas Art Contest Submissions and Website news and updates.
​Committee Contact for the following: Council of School Representatives (CSR), DEHR , Social , Charities , TWC / NSC , Political Engagement , Professional Development , Professional Recognition  and Women in Leadership Ad Hoc .

Administrative Assistant – Varsha Prabhakaran

Contact regarding:
Accounts Payable & Receivable/Finance, Reimbursements.Committee Contact for Policy and Resolutions Committee and ARA.