UBCFA Executive Election Candidates


Dear Colleagues,

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 our Association President for a 1-year term and for three Members-at-Large for 2-year terms. Nominations closed Tuesday, March 7 at 4:30 pm. More information on the candidates and the election will follow next week.

Nominees standing for Election

President (1-year term):

  • Nancy Langton (Sauder School of Business)
  • Alan Richardson (Philosophy)

Member-at-Large (3 positions, 2-year term):

  • Jennifer Berdahl (Sauder School of Business)
  • Stephen Guy-Bray (English)
  • Parisa Mehrkhodavandi (Chemistry)
  • Juliet O’Brien (FHIS)
  • Karen Smith (Microbiology)

Congratulations to the following nominees who have been elected by acclamation:

  • Chair, Librarians & Archivists Committee: Alan Doyle (University Archives)
  • Chair, Membership Services & Grievance Committee: Margaret Wright (Social Work)
  • Chair, Status of Women Committee: Dory Nason (First Nations &¬†Indigenous Studies, English)
  • Chair, Okanagan Faculty Committee: James Johnson (Economics)
  • 1st Vice-Chair, Okanagan Faculty Committee: Peter Wylie (Irving K. Barber School of Arts & Sciences Unit 8)
  • 2nd Vice-Chair, Okanagan Faculty Committee: Jennifer Gustar (Critical Studies)

The election will take place on-line starting the week of March 20th and ending at the start of the Annual General Meeting, 1:00 p.m., April 6, 2017.

We thank all candidates who have agreed to stand for positions on our Executive.

The UBCFA Nominations Committee