Tarek was named Vice-President in April 2015. He was previously named Sector Director in October 2006 and was re-elected at the 2007 Congress, in 2010 and again in 2013. He had been teaching Science in Secondary in Waswanipi since 1990. Representing teachers with the CSB for AENQ, he is member of the Board Committee. Being a member of his school council since 1995, he was also union delegate in his school for 10 years and was also substitute for another year.