Standing Committees

Standing Committees

The Association is governed by an Executive Committee, nine Standing Committees, and a representative Council. Association Staff, with the support of the President, manage the daily operations of the Association Office and provide direct Member support.

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The Executive Committee

The Executive Committee

 

The Executive Committee (EC) is comprised of eleven elected members and the past President and meets on a monthly basis. This committee is responsible for the overall governance of the Association and its staff. EC members serve a two-year term. Elections for the EC usually occur  at the Spring Annual General Meeting (AGM).

The Nominations and Elections Committee will seek nominees from the Membership and then present the Nominations Slate at the AGM for election or, if the vacant positions are not contested, for ratification.

PositionNameElection Date
President: Lynne Marks (HSTR) ELECT: April 8, 2020
Vice-Pres: Monica Prendergast (EDCD)RE-ELECT: April 8, 2020
Secretary: Rob GillezeauELECT: November, 2020
Treasurer:Elisabeth Gugl (ECON)ELECT: April 30, 2019
Librarian Rep: Daniel Brendle-Moczuk (LIBR)ELECT: April 30, 2019
TFC Rep: Suzan Last (ENGL)ELECT: April 8, 2020
At LargeArif BabulAppointed Dec. 2020
At-Large: Colin GoldblattELECT: April 2020
ADRC Chair/ Equity/Disability Portfolio HolderVictoria Wyatt (AHVS)RE-ELECT: April 8, 2020
Chairs & Directors Portfolio: Chris Bose (MATH)ELECT: April 11, 2020
At Large < 7 YearsChristopher Eagle (MATH) ELECT: April 8, 2020

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EC Terms Of Reference


Council

Council

The Council is comprised of elected representatives from each academic unit of the University and acts as a legislative body for the Association.

Speaker: Evert Lindquist (SOPA)

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Council Terms Of Reference


The Standing Committees

The duties and responsibilities of the Standing Committees as provided for in the Bylaws is outlined below.

Advising and Dispute Resolution Committee

Advising and Dispute Resolution Committee

This seven-member, appointed committee by the Executives holds the responsibility of reporting to each Executive meeting, monitoring disputes arising out of the application of the Collective Agreement, and providing advice to Association staff responsible for providing Member assistance. As well as making recommendations to the Executive Committee regarding the carriage of a grievance.

Chair: Victoria Wyatt (AHVS)

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ADRC Terms Of Reference

Collective Agreement Committee

Collective Agreement Committee

The Collective Agreement Committee (CAC) meets on a continuing basis to review and make recommendations on the administration and negotiation of the Association’s collective agreement. It is comprised of five (5) elected members and five (5) members appointed by the Executive Committee.

Chair: Caterina Valeo (MECH)

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CAC Terms Of Reference

Disability Committee

 Disability Committee

This Committee consists of five elected members. Their role is to advise the Executive and Council regarding policies and procedures affecting Members with a disability, including chronic illness.

Chair: Victoria Wyatt (AHVS)

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Disability Terms Of Reference

Equity Committee

Equity Committee

This Committee consists of seven members. Their role is to advise the Executive and Council regarding any identified inequities associated with gender, Indigenous status, other minority status, disability, or other attributes determined by the Committee.

Chair: Phalguni Mukhopadhyaya (CIVE)

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Equity Terms Of Reference

Finance & Investment Committee

Finance & Investment Committee

The Finance & Investement Committee consists of two (2) elected members who work closely with the treasurer to review financial management of the association and make proposals related to finances, the annual budget, and the appointment of the yearly auditor.

Chair: Elisabeth Gugl (ECON)

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FIC Terms Of Reference

Librarians Committee

Librarians Committee

This Committee consists of the Librarian member of the Executive, and four (4) additional members elected by a ballot of all Librarians. Their responsibility is to represent the interests of Librarian Members within the Association.

Co-Chair: Bill Blair (LIBR)

Co-Chair: Jessica Mussell (LIBR)

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Librarians Terms Of Reference

Nominations and Elections Committee

Nominations and Elections Committee

This Committee consists of five members: Three elected members, the Past President, and an Executive member appointed by the Executive. Their responsibility is to solicit nominations for Faculty Association positions.

Chair: Anthony Quas (MATH)

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N & E Terms Of Reference

Teaching Faculty Committee

Teaching Faculty Committee

This Committee consists of the Teaching Faculty member of the Executive, and four additional elected members. This Committee represents the interests of the Teaching Faculty within the Association.

Chair: Jane Gair (DMSC)

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TFC Terms Of Reference

University Governance Committee

University Governance Committee

The University Governance Committee is comprised of two (2) elected members and two (2) appointed members. This committee supports the Associations efforts to preserve and strengthen the traditional role its members play in the shaping of University governance.

Chair: Monica Prendergast (EDCD)

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UG Terms Of Reference

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