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. Scroll down to find all representatives, committee members and staff.

Special Appointments

Robert May Communications Support
Nicolas Hudon Health and Safety Officer
Rob Hickey UPP Sponsor
Sue Wurtele UPP Trustee

Office Staff

Leslie Jermyn Executive Director
John Rose Associate Executive Director
Karen Sisson Grievance Officer
Micheline Waring Member Services Officer
Elizabeth Polnicky Office Administrator

Council of Representatives

NameElectoral Unit
Les Mackenzie Council Chair
Alan Ableson Alternate Council Chair

Arts and Science

NameElectoral Unit
Stephanie Dickey Art History and Art Conservation
Maria Aristizabal Biology and Environmental Studies
Paul Duchesne Chemistry
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
Ruth Wehlau English
Vacant Film and Media Studies
Dan Cohen Geography and School of Urban and Regional Planning
Matthew Leybourne Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
Anthony D’Elia (Winter Term) History, Classics and Jewish Studies
Jeffrey Collins (Fall Term) History, Classics and Jewish Studies
Vacant Industrial Relations
Jennifer Hosek Languages, Literatures and Cultures and French Studies
Maria Teresa Chiri Mathematics & Statistics
Deborah Knight Philosophy
James Stotz Physics
Wayne Cox Political Studies
Gail MacAllister Policy Studies
Mary (Cella) Olmstead (Fall Term) Psychology
Randy Ellis School of Computing
Vacant School of Computing
Stevenson Fergus School of Kinesiology & Health Studies
Danielle LaGrone School of Religion
Stephen Baron Sociology


NameElectoral Unit
Rosa Bruno-Jofré (Fall Term) Education
Zabe MacEachren (Winter Term) Education

Engineering and Applied Science

NameElectoral Unit
Nicolas Hudon Chemical Engineering
Élise Devoie Civil Engineering
Thomas Dean 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
Sahar Saeed Public Health Sciences
Vacant School of Medicine
Jennifer Perry School of Nursing
Trisha Lawson School of Rehabilitation Therapy


NameElectoral Unit
Colin Grey Law

Library and Archives

NameElectoral Unit
Brendan Edwards Library & Archives

School of Business

NameElectoral Unit
Wulin Suo Business

Other Representatives

NameElectoral Unit
Carolyn Prouse Equity Rep
Vacant Continuing Adjuncts
Geoffrey Pond Term Adjuncts

QUFA Standing Committees

Finance Committee Grievance Committee Nominations Committee 2024 Political Action and Communications Committee (PACC) Staff Relations Committee

Ad hoc Committees

Compensation Working Group Member Services and Grievance Working Group Adjunct Advisory Board Adjunct Advocacy Committee Finance/Budget Review Committee EDII Collective Agreement Audit Working Group Pension Committee

Representatives on University Bodies & Joint Committees

UCARE Sub-Cttee 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 Council Kingston & District Labour Council OCUFA Board OCUFA Collective Bargaining Committee OCUFA Contract Academic Staff Working Group OCUFA Grievance Committee