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Communications Committee

Equity Committee

Finance Committee

Grievance & Arbitration

Membership Committee

Probation, Promotion & Tenure

Policy and Issues Committee

Scholarship Committee

Association-Employer Relations Committee

Joint Benefits

Communications Committee

The Communications committee is responsible for promoting public awareness of membership activities. The committee consists of:

Odette Gristie
Heather Sparling
Jasmine Hoover
Andrew Reynolds

Equity Committee

The goal of the CBUFA Equity Committee is to achieve a working environment which strives for inclusiveness as well as social and economic fairness through recognition, respect, accountability, responsibility and representation for marginalized groups who may be excluded from full participation in the academy. These groups include but are not limited to Indigenous peoples; women; visible/racialized minorities; persons with disabilities; and those marginalized due to sexual orientation or gender identity. The CBUFA Equity Committee will seek to achieve this goal by monitoring equity issues, proposing policy changes, and undertaking appropriate initiatives on behalf of the CBUFA membership.

Heather Schmidt
Kate Krug
Martin Mkandawire
Bishakha Mazumdar

Finance Committee

Committee members include:

Amar Anwar

Jamie Martell

Grievance & Arbitration

The committee shall consist of 5 members; the chair of the committee shall serve on the Executive Committee. Members will be elected at the AGM for a one-year term and are eligible for re-appointment. Committee members include:

Cyndie Glogowski – Chair  
Mary Keating 

Mark Silverberg 
Richard Watuwa
Godwin D’Chuna

Membership Committee

Addresses issues related to new and newly-tenured faculty. 

Sahand Ashtab 

Policy and Issues Committee

Mandate:

1. To promote awareness and communication within CBUFA concerning policies and issues of relevance to the membership – ranging from social justice and urgent actions to CAUT bulletins, Supreme Court decisions and equity issues updates.
2. To promote awareness and encourage action on issues of social justice and global citizenship. This could include a variety of activities including but not limited to:
(a) exploring options for ethical investment
(b) working with CBU’s green committee to promote sustainable practices amongst faculty (e.g. tips on the green office).
(c) working with relevant offices on campus to encourage sustainable and ethical practices at CBU.
3. To build links with other campuses and unions working on social justice issues. This could involve building partnerships and/or working with specific unions in the global South that face persecution/repression when promoting the rights of their members.

The committee consists of:

Terri Gibbs
Tracey Harris
Geoff Carre

Probation, Promotion & Tenure

The Committee is established pursuant to Section 33.2 of the CBUFA Collective Agreement:

Composition: 33.2.1 The Committee comprises of two tenured faculty Members from each of the four Schools who shall be elected by the faculty Members at rank who are members of the bargaining unit and the Dean of Research and either one of the School Deans who holds a rank pursuant to this Agreement, selected by the Employer, or the Vice-President, Academic and Research.

School of Arts & Social Sciences

Assist. Prof. Joe Parish (2018-2020)

Assist. Prof. Sylvia Burrow (2021-2023) 

Shannon School of Business

Prof. Robert Campbell (2020-2022)

School of Science & Technology

Associate Prof. Erin Robertson ( 2021-2022)
Professor Matthias Bierenstiel (2021-2023) 

School of Education and Health

Associate Prof. Corrine McIsaac (2020-2022)

Professor Carolin Kreber (2021-2023)

Vice-President, Academic & Research

Tanya Brann-Barrett, PhD 

Vice President Academic (Provost)

Richard MacKinnon, PhD

 

Scholarship Committee

The Committee receives annual reports on the CBUFA Scholarship Fund and recommends the creation of, or increase in, bursaries and scholarships to the membership. Committee members include:

Amar Anwar
Mike Tanchak

Association – Employer Relations Committee

A Collective Agreement committee whose mandate is to address issues related to the contract or not covered in the contract that are creating strains on the relationship. The CBUFA representative on this committee is:

Calvin Howley

Allison Mackie

Joint Benefits

The CBUFA representative on this committee is:

Amar Anwar

Joint Benefits

Karen Foss

Health and Safety

Karen Foss

John Hudec (Alternate)

ANSUT and CAUT

Calvin Howley

Adango Miadonye (Alternate)