Contacts and Organization

Office Hours
Monday to Friday
8:00am – 4:00pm

All QUFA Staff continue to work remotely with limited or no access to office telephones. Please email us with your inquiries until further notice.

Queen’s University Faculty Association
9 St. Lawrence Ave. Kingston, ON K7L 3N6
phone: (613) 533-2151 (internal: 32151) fax.: (613) 533-6171

The People Working for You at QUFA

For more information on the people listed below, including how to contact them, please click on their names.

Special Appointments

Robert May Communications Support
Nicolas Hudon Health and Safety Officer
Amy Kaufman Chief Negotiator 2022
Leslie Jermyn Chief Negotiator 2022
Rob Hickey UPP Sponsor
Sue Wurtele UPP Trustee
Amanda Ross-White (Chair) Job Action
Elizabeth Polnicky (Staff) Job Action

Office Staff

Leslie Jermyn Executive Director
John Rose Executive Assistant
Elizabeth Polnicky Office Administrator
Peggy Smith Grievance Officer
Micheline Waring Member Services Officer

Council of Representatives

NameElectoral Unit
Les Mackenzie Council Chair
Mary Olmstead Alternate Council Chair

Arts and Science

NameElectoral Unit
Stephanie Dickey Art History and Art Conservation
Ken Ko Biology and Environmental Studies
Simon Hesp Chemistry
Scott Rutherford Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Global Development
Habibe Baba Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Global Development
Ayca Tomac Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Global Development
Chantal Brunette Drama and School of Music
Anya Hageman Economics
Yaël Schlick English
Karine Bertrand Film and Media Studies
Dan Cohen Geography and School of Urban and Regional Planning
Matthew Leybourne Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
Emily Hill History, Classics and Jewish Studies
Bradley Weinberg Industrial Relations
Isabelle St. Amand Languages, Literatures and Cultures and French Studies
Vacant Mathematics & Statistics
Deborah Knight Philosophy
James Stotz Physics
Grant Amyot Political Studies
Eleanor MacDonald (Winter Term) Political Studies
Gail MacAllister Policy Studies
Mary Olmstead Psychology
David Skillicorn School of Computing
Eun-Young Lee (Winter Term) School of Kinesiology & Health Studies
Samantha King School of Kinesiology & Health Studies
Amarnath Amarasingam School of Religion
Michael Siciliano Sociology


NameElectoral Unit
Rosa Bruno-Jofré Education

Engineering and Applied Science

NameElectoral Unit
Nicolas Hudon Chemical Engineering
Josh Woods Civil Engineering
Steven Blostein (Fall Term) Electrical and Computer Engineering
Vacant (Winter term) Electrical and Computer Engineering
Alan Ableson Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Chris Pickles RMB School of Mining

Health Sciences

NameElectoral Unit
Les Mackenzie Biomedical & Molecular Sciences
Keyue Ding Public Health Sciences
Jessica Jones School of Medicine
Kevin Woo School of Nursing
Trisha Parsons School of Rehabilitation Therapy
Lucie Pelland School of Rehabilitation Therapy


NameElectoral Unit
Bruce Pardy Law

Library and Archives

NameElectoral Unit
Brenda Reed Library and Archives

School of Business

NameElectoral Unit
Steve Salterio School of Business

Other Representatives

NameElectoral Unit
Lynne Hanson Equity Rep
Scott Rutherford Continuing Adjuncts
Harini Sivalingam Term Adjuncts
Lisa Carver Term Adjuncts
Geoffrey Pond Term Adjuncts

QUFA Standing Committees

Bargaining Team 2022 Finance Committee Grievance Committee Nominations Committee 2022 Political Action and Communications Committee (PACC) Staff Relations Committee

Representatives on University Bodies & Joint Committees

Joint Committee to Administer the Agreement (JCAA) JCAA Joint Sub-Committees (QUFA Members)
Workload Standards QSSET Subcommittee (Adjuncts) Scholarly Research and Creative Work Fund Anomalies Side Table University Promotion Advisory Committee University Timetabling Committee
QUFA Senator SCAD Observer
QUFA Representatives of University Joint Health and Safety Committees
Faculty of Education Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Faculty of Arts & Science Faculty of Health Science Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts Library University Administrative Services ( Includes Business and Law)
Board of Trustees Observers Council on Employment Equity Queen's Unity Council

Representatives on External Bodies

CAUT Defence Fund CAUT Council Kingston & District Labour Council OCUFA Board OCUFA Collective Bargaining Committee OCUFA Contract Academic Staff Working Group OCUFA Grievance Committee OCUFA Status of Women & Equity Committee