Plan Administration

Plan Administration

The Board of Trustees is responsible for the overall administration of the Trusts and Plans. The trustees are appointed to the board in accordance with the Collective Agreement and the Trust Agreements. The Board of Trustees currently consists of six (6) persons; three (3) persons appointed from UA Local 740’s most recently elected Executive and three (3) persons appointed by the Construction Labour Relations Association of Newfoundland and Labrador. While the Board of Trustees retains the overall responsibility for the administration of the plan, they may retain administration staff and professional advisors to handle the day to day operations.

Organization Structure

Board of Trustees & Administrator

Board of Trustees

  • Bob Fiander – Chairman
  • Bruce Power
  • Gerard Daley
  • Chris Bragg
  • Peter Smith
  • John Hiscock


  • Leslie Wells

Third Party Administrator

  • Manion Wilkins & Associates*

* Manions provides administration assistance for claims payments and pension benefit processing.

A list of our professional advisors can be found under Governance: “Roles & Responsibilities”.

Group Benefits Information

RX/Extended Health Policy and Carrier Number

Active/Retired Policy#: 00551000; Carrier#: 07
Card Provider: Express Scripts Canada

Dental Policy and Carrier Number

Active/Retired Policy#: 00551000; Carrier#: 610158
Card Provider: Express Scripts Canada/Manions

Health Services (Paramedical Practitioners) Policy and Carrier Details

Active/Retired Policy #:  00551000;
Carrier:  Manion
Provider:  Telus eClaims

Certificate Number/ID
This number can be found on your card under your name.


Emergency Out of Province Medical Coverage is provided through AIG for insured members under age 80, for a trip duration up to 90 days.

In an Emergency, Travel Assist must be contacted immediately: 1-877-204-2017 (Canada & US), 0-715-295-9967 (collect – outside Canada/US).

Group Policy Name: Newfoundland Plumbers & Pipefitter Local 740 Benefit Trust Fund
Policy Number: SRG 9148885

Learn More

Struggling with Substance Abuse?

The RDTC/NLBTC Members’ Trust provides members with a substance abuse and rehabilitation program at no direct cost to the member.

Contact the Plan Administrator, Corey Parsons, for immediate, confidential help: 1-709-832-5116.

Member and Family Assistance Program

Life happens. Let us help.

Your MFAP is a confidential, no cost, support service that can help you find solutions to all kinds of challenges at any age and stage of life.

Call for confidential and immediate support with your work, health and life at:

1-866-448-9444. Visit their website at and search: RDTC NLBTC MEMBERS TRUST