2020 QUFA Spring General Meeting and Executive Committee Elections

2020 Spring General Meeting

The Spring General Meeting (SGM) is scheduled for 21 May 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. We are the running the meeting as a live event using an Internet meeting platform Zoom.

All QUFA Members are asked to RSVP their intention to attend the SGM by 14 May 2020 to QUFA Office Administrator Elizabeth Polnicky

Association Members who RSVP “yes” by 14 May 2020 will be registered to vote in the elections for Executive positions and will receive a Simply Voting Ballot by email in advance of the meeting.

To clarify, if you pay dues to QUFA, you are a member of the Bargaining Unit and have the right to vote on collective agreement matters. You may also elect to join the Association, at no additional cost, and participate in its governance by voting in elections, on proposed budgets and on other governance matters. If you haven’t joined but would like to, complete a Membership Form here.

Election of QUFA Executive Committee Members

All candidates for open Executive positions are asked to submit their nominations and statements of interest to Leslie Jermyn by 7 May 2020 at 1.00 p.m. 

Please refer to the following documents for further information on the election and appointment cycle of Executive officers

Nominations are open for the following positions: Treasurer, Secretary, Grievance Chair, JCAA Co-Chair, QULA Representative, Equity Representative, one Member at Large, and the Continuing Adjunct Representative.

If you’re interested to serve as the Library and Archives (QULA) representative,
please reach out to QULA and follow their instructions.

All candidate statements will be posted on the QUFA Web site and will be circulated to Association Members a week before the 21 May 2020 spring general meeting. Please see the “Plans, Policies, and Procedures” article in the April issue of QUFA Voices for more information about how the election will be handled.

For this election, no nominations “from the floor” (during the 21 May 2020 meeting) will be accepted.

Candidates Standing for Election

To view each Candidates’ statement, please click on name.

Nominations are open for the following QUFA Executive Committee positions:

Members of Executive not Voted by QUFA Members

  • QULA Representative: Heather Home

The Trustee and Proxy nominee, for the Canadian Association of University Teachers Defense Fund is:

  • We thank all candidates who have agreed to stand for positions on our Executive.

    The QUFA Nominations Committee

QUFA Executive Election 2020 Results

2020 Election of QUFA Executive Committee Members

This section will be updated on May 21, 2020 following the Spring General Meeting.

2020 Election of QUFA Executive Committee Members
The following faculty members have been elected to fill the roles of Treasurer, Secretary, Grievance Chair, JCAA Co-Chair, QULA Representative, Equity Representative, one Member-at-Large and the Continuing Adjunct Representative Their 2-year term will begin July 1, 2020.

  • Certified Results as Acclaimed
    • Treasurer:
    Ken Ko
    • Grievance Chair:
    Constance Adamson
    • JCAA C-Chair:
    Michael White
    • QULA Representative:
    Heather Home
    • Equity Representative
    Lynne Hanson
    • Member-at-Large (1 Position):
    Laeeque Daneshmend
    • Continuing Adjunct Representative:
    Chantal BrunetteWe would like to thank all the candidates who participated in this election. Their willingness to serve is much appreciated.

  • Communications to Members