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NUFA Standing Committees

The Standing Committees of the Association include:

  • Collective Bargaining Committee
  • Communications Committee
  • Constitution Committee
  • Gender Equity and Diversity Committee
  • Grievance Committee
  • Scholarships Committee
  • Social Committee

Membership to the Standing Committees, with the exception of the Collective Bargaining Committee and the Grievance Committee, will be elected for a term of one year at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Association.

 



Collective Bargaining Committee

2018-2019 Membership (Appointed)

Jane Barker (Chief Negotiator), Natalya Brown, Rhiannon Don, Dean Hay, Todd Horton, Nathan Kozuskanich

Mandate

In preparing for negotiations, each sub-committee will, after consultation with the membership and appropriate information sources, develop bargaining positions and strategies on behalf of the bargaining unit. Prior to initiating collective bargaining with the administration, all bargaining positions and proposals must be approved by the Executive and the bargaining unit. (Constitution 18.2)

 

 

Communications Committee

2018-2019 Membership

Geoff Hartley, Nancy Maynes, Vacancy (2)

Mandate

The Committee will be responsible for publishing a newsletter for members on behalf of the Association and assisting the Executive and all committees with communications. (Constitution 18.6)

Annual Reports

2016-2017
2015-2016
2014-2015
2013-2014
2012-2013

Constitution Committee

2018-2019 Membership

Hilary Earl, Steve Hansen, Corina Irwin, Gillian McCann

Mandate

The Committee will be responsible for reviewing the Constitution, at the very least on an annual basis. If the Committee so decides, it will make any recommendations for constitutional amendments to the Executive. (Constitution 18.5)

Annual Reports

2016-2017
2014-2015
2013-2014
2012-2013
2010-2011

 

Gender Equity and Diversity Committee

2018-2019 Membership

Lanyan Chen, Melissa Corrente, Doug Gosse, Kathy Mantas

Mandate

This committee will be responsible for addressing issues of gender equity and diversity in relation to NUFA members , including systemic, cultural, and economic issues, particularly, although not exclusively, as they may pertain to discrimination. (Constitution 18.8)

Annual Reports

2016-2017
2015-2016
2014-2015
2013-2014
2012-2013
2011-2012

Other Related Reports

Grievance Committee

2018-2019 Membership

Amanda Burk (Chair), Joseph Boivin, Rhiannon Don, Nathan Colborne, Nathan Kozuskanich, Sal Renshaw

Mandate

The Committee will be responsible for reviewing all grievances coming to NUFA and for ensuring that all deadlines are met and all grievance processes are followed. (Constitution 18.4)

Annual Reports

2016-2017
2015-2016
2014-2015
2013-2014
2012-2013
2011-2012
2010-2011

 

Scholarships Committee

2018-2019 Membership

Christopher Greco, Toivo Koivukoski, Rosemary Nagy, Rachel Norman

Mandate

The Committee will assist in the adjudication of the Nipissing University Faculty Association awards, assistantships, and the like.  (Constitution 18.3)

Annual Reports

2016-2017
2014-2015
2013-2014
2012-2013
2011-2012
2010-2011
2009-2010

 

Social Committee

2018-2019 Membership

Ali Hatef, April James, Ron Phillips, Vacancy (2)

Mandate

The Committee will be responsible for organizing the annual NUFA party and other social events. (Constitution 18.7)

Annual Reports

2016-2017
2015-2016
2014-2015
2012-2013