2017 UBCFA Election – 2nd Call for Nominations

The Nominations Committee of the UBC Faculty Association is seeking candidates for the upcoming election of Executive Committee members: there are ten vacancies, including 3 positions open only to Okanagan Faculty members. This is a reminder that the nomination period ends Tuesday, March 7, 2017, closing at 4:30pm. The Election will run from Monday, March 20 to Thursday, April 6, 2017 closing at the start of the 2017 UBCFA Annual General Meeting. Members will be receiving a unique email link to vote online. If you have any questions about the executive positions or the election, please contact the Nominations Committee at faculty.association@ubc.ca or 604.822.3883.

There are ten vacancies (two-year terms – with exception of the term for President):

    • President (1-year term)
      Nominee(s) to date: Alan Richardson (Philosophy, UBCV)
    • Chair, Librarians & Archivists Committee
      Nominee(s) to date: Alan Doyle (University Archives, UBCV)
    • Chair, Membership Services and Grievance Committee
      Nominee(s) to date: Margaret Wright (Social Work, UBCV)
    • Chair, Status of Women Committee
    • Members-at-Large (3 Positions)
      Nominee(s) to date: Stephen Guy-Bray (English, UBCV), Juliet O’Brien (FHIS, UBCV), Karen Smith (Microbiology and Immunology, UBCV)

Okanagan Faculty Members only:

  • Chair, Okanagan Faculty Committee
    Nominee(s) to date: James Johnson (Economics, UBCO)
  • Vice-Chair, Okanagan Faculty Committee
    Nominee(s) to date: Michael Pidwirny (Arts & Science, Unit 7, UBCO)
  • 2nd Vice-Chair, Okanagan Faculty Committee
    Nominee(s) to date: Jennifer Gustar (English, UBCO)

If you are interested in standing for election, please complete the nomination form available on our website and submit it to the Faculty Association by March 7, 2017. If you would like a nomination form sent to you, please email us.

Members of the 2017 UBCFA Executive Election Nominations Committee: Mark Mac Lean, President (Mathematics), Vinayak Vatsal, Vice President (Mathematics), Diana Carter (Critical Studies, UBC Okanagan), Elizabeth Hodgson (English), Tina Loo (History), and Deena Rubuliak (Executive Director/Ex-Officio).