2022 Election of UBCFA Executive Committee Members

AMENDED April 28th.

Your UBCFA Executive Committee members volunteer their time to help guide the Faculty Association’s operational and policy decisions including advocacy, negotiation, education, communication and planning decisions. This year, a vote is being held to elect a Vice-President, Treasurer, Chair of the Contract Faculty Committee and three (3) Members-at-Large. The nomination period closed Tuesday, March 1st at 4:30 p.m.

We would like to congratulate the following nominees who have been elected by acclamation:

  • President: Dory Nason (Critical Indigenous Studies & GRSJ, UBCV)
  • Secretary: Chris Addison (Chemistry, UBCV)
  • Chair, Librarians & Archivists Committee: Anne Olsen (Library, UBCV)
  • Chair, Member Services & Grievance Committee: Bronwen Sprout (Library, UBCV)

Nominees standing for election:

  • Vice President:
    • Stephen Petrina (Curriculum & Pedagogy, UBCO)
    • Timothy Taylor (School of Creative Writing, UBCV)
  • Treasurer:
    • Robert Gateman (School of Economics, UBCV)
    • Karen Smith (Microbiology and Immunology, UBCV)
  • Chair, Contract Faculty Committee
    • Sarika Bose (English, UBCV)
    • Uma Kumar (CENES, UBCV)
    • Peyman Yousefi (School of Engineering, UBCO)
  • Member-at-Large (3 positions)
    • Jannik Eikenaar (School of Engineering, UBCO)
    • Kyle Frackman (CENES, UBCV)
    • Tal Jarus (Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, UBCV)
    • Stephen O’Leary (School of Engineering, UBCO)
    • Guangrui (Maggie) Xia (Materials Engineering, UBCV)

Candidate statements will be available on our website during the voting period. We thank all candidates who have agreed to stand for these positions.

The Election will run from Monday, March 14 to Monday, March 28, 2022, closing at 4:30 p.m. Members will be receiving a unique email link to vote online. You will be directed to the voting website and required to enter the password contained in your email invitation as well as your 7-digit UBC Employee ID number. Our electronic voting is conducted through third party voting software to ensure that your vote is anonymous. (Please check your junk email if you do not receive your email invitation). If you have any questions about the positions or the election, please contact the Faculty Association at [email protected] or 604.822.3883.