INTERNAL STANDING COMMITTEES

The following are the internal standing committees of CUASA:

COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
FINANCE
FINANCE
NOMINATIONS & ELECTIONS
NOMINATIONS & ELECTIONS
GRIEVANCE POLICY & ADMINISTRATION
GRIEVANCE POLICY & ADMINISTRATION
INTERNAL AFFAIRS
INTERNAL AFFAIRS
EQUITY
EQUITY

COLLECTIVE BARGAINING

The mandate of this committee is to provide support (including research support) for the Negotiating Team. The committee consists of the Chair, the Salary and Benefits officer, the Chair, Grievance Policy and Administration as well as Additional members of the Association elected for two year terms.

Position Name
Chief Negotiator (chair) Chantal Dion
Salary and Benefits Officer Greg Franks
Chair, Grievance Policy and Administration Pum van Veldhoven
Additional Members of the Association Audra Diptee, Patrizia Gentile, Root Gorelick, Peter Gose, Isla Jordan, Sylvie Lafortune, Angelo Mingarelli, Dawn Moore, Justin Paulson, Donald Schwartz, Saul Schwartz, and Brett Stevens
CUASA Staff Designate Christal Côté, Interim Director / Senior Grievance and Arbitration Officer
Staff Support  Chi Cheng Wat, Collective Bargaining Support Assistant

FINANCE

The Finance Committee shall prepare the annual budget, monitor expenses, be responsible for the audit of the Association’s finances, and recommend membership fees to Council.

The Treasurer, the President, the Vice President, one member of Council who is not on Steering, and a member of the Association who is not an Officer of the Assocaition serve for a 2 year term.

Position Name
Treasurer Vacant
President Root Gorelick
Vice President Doron Nussbaum
Council Member Vacant
Member of the Association Greg Franks
Interim Director Christal Côté
Staff Support Deborah Jackson, Office Manager

NOMINATIONS & ELECTIONS

The Committee on Nominations and Elections shall submit to Council nominees for the Standing Committees of CUASA and shall administer all CUASA elections and ballots.

The Chair and four members as elected or designated by Council to be representative of the CUASA constituencies from among those not seeking office.

Position Name
Chair Vacant
Members (four) Vacant
Staff Support Deborah Jackson, Office Manager

GRIEVANCE POLICY & ADMINISTRATION

The Grievance Policy and Administration Committee shall be responsible for developing Association policy on grievance handling, working with CUASA staff on administration of grievances, presenting grievances and making recommendations on arbitration to Council.

The Committee consists of the Chair, elected by Council and an unspecified number of members elected or designated by Council. The term of the Chair is two years.

Position Name
Chair Pum van Veldhoven
Members Bill Skidmore, Janice Scammell, Sue Bertram, Root Gorelick (ex-officio)
Staff Christal Côté, Interim Director / Senior Grievance and Arbitration Officer
Josh Horton, Communications Assistant

INTERNAL AFFAIRS

The Committee’s role is to liaise between the Steering Committee and all CUASA Committees and CUASA representatives on other bodies. It is also responsible for proposing, developing and overseeing special projects, workshops and initiatives to serve CUASA’s members.

Membership: Chair, Internal Affairs and an unspecified number of members elected or designated by Council.

Position Name
Chair Brenda Vellino
Members
Staff Support

EQUITY

The Committee’s role is to advance the position of equity seeking groups within the union and the university.

Membership of the Equity Committee includes: the Chair as selected by Council and an unspecified number of members as needed to fulfill the mandate.

Position Name
Chair Vacant
Members
Staff Support

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