Committees

Committees

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


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. EC members serve a two-year term. Elections for the EC usually occur annually 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: Martha McGinnis (LING)RE-ELECT: April 30, 2019
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
Past President: Helga Hallgrimsdottir (PADM)EX-OFFICIO
At-Large: Rob Gillezeau (ECON)APPT: January 23, 2020
RATIF: April 8, 2020
ADRC Chair: Victoria Wyatt (AHVS)RE-ELECT: April 8, 2020
Chairs & Directors Portfolio: Chris Bose (MATH)ELECT: April 11, 2020
Colin Goldblatt (EOSC)ELECT: April 8, 2020
Christopher Eagle (MATH) ELECT: April 8, 2020

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EC Terms Of Reference


Council

Council
NameDepartment
Margo MatwychukAnthropology
Catherine HardingArt History & Visual Studies
Doug BriantBiochemistry & Microbiology
Terri LacourseBiology
Simon PekBusiness
Irina PaciChemistry
Caetano DoreaCivil Engineering
Jason CorlessComputer Science
Jason PriceCuriculum and Instruction
Jody KlymakEarth + Ocean Sciences
Martin FarnhamEconomics 
Joan MartinEducational Psychology and Ldrshp Studies
Hong-Chaun Yang Electr & Comp Engineering
Sara HumphreysEnglish
James RoweEnvironmental Studies
Tim HopperExercise Science Phys & Health Education
Pierre-Luc Landry French
Thea Cacchioni Gender Studies
VACANTGeography
Matt PollardGermanic & Slavic Studies
Laurel BowmanGreek and Roman Studies
Alex KuoHealth Info Science
Marina Bettaglio Hispanic & Italian Studies
Jason ColbyHistory
Devi Dee MucinaIndigenous Governance Programs
Dr. Patrick NahirneyIsland Medical
VACANTLaw
Carol GordonLibrary
Suzanne UrbanczykLinguistics
Stephen Scully Mathematics & Statistics
Stephanie WillerthMechanical Engineering
VACANTMedical Sciences
Merrie KlazekMusic
Damien ContandriopoulosNursing/HSD
Tsung-Cheng LinPacific and Asian Studies
James YoungPhilosophy
Robert KowalewskiPhysics & Astronomy
Jamie LawsonPolitical Science
Adam KrawitzPsychology
Emmanuel Brunet-JaillyPublic Administration
VACANTPublic Health & Social Policy
Gayle PloyerSocial Work
Martha McMahonSociology
Conrad AlexandrowiczTheatre
VACANTVisual Arts
Lee HendersonWriting

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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.

NamePositionDate Elected
Victoria Wyatt (AHVS)ChairRE-APPT: April 30, 2019
Laurel Bowman (GRS) MemberRE-APPT: May 12, 2019
Teresa Dawson (GEOG) Teaching Faculty MemberRE-APPT: April 30, 2019
Scott Johnston (LIBR)Librarian MemberRE-APPT: March 31, 2020
Richard Pickard (ENGL) Teaching Faculty MemberRE-APPT: April 30, 2019
Phalguni Mukhopadhyaya (CIVE)MemberAPPT: March 31, 2020
Caterina Valeo (MECH)MemberRE-APPT: March 31, 2020
Valerie King (CSC)MemberRE-APPT: April 30, 2019
Monica Prendergast (EDCD)MemberRE-APPT: March 31, 2020
Suzanne Urbancyk (LING)MemberAPPT: March 31, 2020

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ADRC Terms Of Reference

Collective Agreement Committee

Collective Agreement Committee

NamePositionDate Elected
Caterina Valeo (CIVE) ChairELECT: April 30, 2019
Tim Hopper (EPHE)MemberELECT: April 30, 2019
Terri Lacourse (BIOL)MemberELECT: April 8, 2020
Elisabeth Gugl (ECON)MemberRATIF: April 30, 2019
RE-APPT: April 26, 2019
Phalguni Mukhopadhyaya (CIVE)MemberRATIF: April 30, 2019
RE-APPT: April 26, 2019
Victoria Wyatt (AHVS)MemberRATIF: April 30, 2019
RE-APPT: April 26, 2019
Richard Pickard (ENGL) Teaching Faculty MemberELECT: April 30, 2019
Bill Blair (LIBR)Librarian MemberRATIF: April 30, 2019
RE-APPT: April 26, 2019
Susan Strega (SOCW) MemberRE-APPT: October 23, 2019
RATIF: December 10, 2019
Rob GillezeauMember

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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.

Name PositionDate Elected
Victoria Wyatt (AHVS) ChairRE-ELECT: April 30, 2019
Chris Auld (ECON)MemberRE-ELECT: April 8, 2020
Maureen Ryan (NURS) Teaching Faculty RepresentativeELECT: April 8, 2020
Adrienne Lai (LIBR)Librarian MemberELECT: April 8, 2020
Hua Lin (LING)MemberRE-ELECT: April 30, 2019
Margo MatwychukExtra MemberAPPT: March 31, 2020
RATIF: April 8, 2020

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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.

Name PositionDate Elected
Phalguni Mukhopadhyaya (CIVE)ChairRE-ELECT: April 8, 2020
Christine O'Bonsawin (HIST)MemberELECT: April 30, 2019
Aditi Gupta (LIBR)Librarian MemberAPPT: November 20, 2019
RATIF: April 8, 2020
Damien Contandriopoulos (NURS)MemberELECT: April 30, 2019
Janni Aragon (DTIL)MemberELECT: April 30, 2019
Marilou Gagnon (NURS)MemberELECT: April 30, 2019
Suzanne Urbanczyk (LING)MemberELECT: April 30, 2019

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Equity Terms Of Reference

Finance & Investment Committee

Finance & Investment Committee

NamePositionDate Elected
Elisabeth Gugl (ECON) ChairEX-OFFICIO: April 30, 2019
Chris Graham (BUSI)MemberRE-ELECT: April 8, 2020
Simon Pek (BUSI)MemberELECT: April 30, 2019

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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.

NamePositionDate Elected
Bill Blair (LIBR) EC Rep & Co-ChairRE-ELECT: April 30, 2019
Jessica Mussell (LIBR) Co-ChairRE-ELECT: April 30, 2019
Alex Burdett (LIBR)MemberRE-ELECT: April 8, 2020
Carol GordonRE-ELECT: April 8, 2020

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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.

NamePositionDate Elected
Anthony Quas (MATH) ChairAPPT: April 21, 2020
Sonya Bird (LING)Extra Appointed MemberRE=ELECT: April 8, 2020
Suzanne Snizek (MUSI)MemberELECT: April 18, 2020
Merrie Klazek (MUS)MemberELECT: April 30, 2019
Helga Hallgrimsdottir (PADM) MemberAPPT: September 18, 2019
Daniel Brendle-Moczuk (LIBR)MemberAPPT: March 31, 2020

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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.

NamePositionDate Elected
Jane Gair (ENGL) MemberELECT: April 11, 2018
Svetlana Oshkai (MATH)MemberELECT: April 30, 2019
Maureen Ryan (NURS)MemberELECT: April 30, 2019
Sara Humphreys (ENGL)MemberELECT: April 8, 2020

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TFC Terms Of Reference

University Governance Committee

University Governance Committee

NamePositionDate Elected
Monica Prendergast (EDCD)ChairRE-APPT: March 31, 2020
Sara Beam (HIST)MemberELECT: April 30, 2019
Marcelo LacaMemberELECT: April 8, 2020
Rob Gillezeau (ECON)MemberAPPT: October 23, 2019
RATIF: December 10, 2019
Chris Bose Interim MemberMember Until December 31, 2020

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UG Terms Of Reference

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