FA Executive Election – Call for Nominations

2021 Election of UBCFA Executive Committee Members

The Nominations Committee of the UBC Faculty Association is seeking candidates for the upcoming election of Executive Committee members. There are five (5) vacancies, each for a term of two (2) years. There are also two (2) non-Executive positions on the Okanagan Faculty Committee which are up for election. In order to give the membership time to consider these opportunities, the nomination period will remain open until Monday, March 1, 2021, closing at 4:30 p.m.

The Election will run from Monday, March 15 to Monday, March 29, 2021, closing at 4:30 p.m. Members will be receiving a unique email link to vote online. If you have any questions about the positions or the election, please contact the Nominations Committee at [email protected] or 604.822.3883.

Nominations are open for:

Chair, Status of Women Committee

Nominee(s) to date:

  • Elisa Baniassad (Computer Science, UBCV)

Three (3) Members-at-Large

Nominee(s) to date:

  • Chris Addison (Chemistry, UBCV)
  • Arjun Bhardwaj (Faculty of Management, UBCO)
  • Lea Caragata (Social Work, UBCV)
  • Kevin Chong (Creative Studies, UBCO)
  • Geoffrey Cundiff (Obstetrics and Gynecology, UBCV)
  • Majid Doroudi (Cellular & Physiological Sciences, UBCV)
  • Montse Rueda-Becerril (Chemistry, UBCV)
  • Guangrui (Maggie) Xia (Materials Engineering, UBCV)

Okanagan Faculty Members only:

Chair, Okanagan Faculty Committee (OFC)

Nominee(s) to date:

  • Diana Carter (Languages & World Literatures, UBCO)

Non-Executive Positions:

1st Vice-Chair, OFC

Nominee(s) to date:

  • Ray Taheri (School of Engineering, UBCO)

2nd Vice-Chair, OFC

Nominee(s) to date:

  • Shirley Chau (Social Work, UBCO)

If you are interested in standing for election, please download the nomination form and submit it to the Faculty Association by 4:30 p.m., Monday, March 1, 2021. If you would like a nomination form sent to you, please email us.

Members of the 2021 UBCFA Election Nominations Committee: Alan Richardson, President (Philosophy, UBCV), Bronwen Sprout, Past President, (Library РDigital Initiatives, UBCV), Parisa Mehrkhodavandi (Chemistry, UBCV), Mark Mac Lean (Mathematics, UBCV), Stephen O’Leary (School of Engineering, UBCO) and Deena Rubuliak (Executive Director/Ex-Officio).