Part-time Board Member
After undergraduate and graduate studies in political science at York University and Carleton University, Dan Butler joined the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada in January 1980, where he stayed for over 20 years. Mr. Butler also acted as a principal union spokesperson on national files including classification modernization, pay equity and staffing reform.
In May 2001, he was appointed General Secretary of the National Joint Council of the Public Service. He also held parallel responsibilities as General Secretary of the Public Service Commission Advisory Council and as Co-Secretary of the Public Service Modernization Act Union Management Advisory Committee.
In 2005, he was appointed as a full-time member of the Public Service Labour Relations Board, where he stayed until October 2011. Mr. Butler was appointed as a part-time member of the Board on September 28, 2018, for a term of three years.