2018 UBCFA Election – Voting

Voting Begins March 19, 2018

2018 Election of UBCFA Executive Committee Members

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, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary, Chair, Contract Faculty Committee, and three Members-at-Large for 2-year terms.

This election will take place online beginning the week of March 19th and ending at the start of the Annual General Meeting, 1:00 p.m., Thursday, April 5, 2018. Faculty members will be receiving an email invitation with instructions on how to vote. 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)

Candidates standing for election:

  • President
    Nominees: Michael Pidwirny (UBCO, Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences), Martin Schulz (UBCV, Sauder School of Business), Bronwen Sprout (UBCV, Digital Programs and Services, Library)
  • Vice President
    Nominees: Alan Richardson (UBCV, Philosophy), Peter Wylie (UBCO, Economics/Philosophy/Political Science)
  • Treasurer
    Nominees: Arjun Bhardwaj (UBCO, Faculty of Management), Doris Doudet (UBCV, Neurology)
  • Secretary
    Nominees: Annamma Joy (UBCO, Faculty of Management), Karen Smith (UBCV, Microbiology & Immunology)
  • Chair, Contract Faculty Committee
    Nominees: Sarika Bose (UBCV, English), Kanchan Sarker (UBCO, Sociology)
  • Members-at-Large (3 Positions)
    Nominees: Robert Campbell (UBCO, Education), Todd Campbell (UBCO, History and Sociology), Shirley Chau (UBCO, Social Work), Meghan Corella (UBCV, Education), Amin Ghaziani (UBCV, Sociology), Nancy Langton (UBCV, Sauder School of Business), Xiaowen Xu (UBCV, Asian Studies)

Candidate statements are available at this link.

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

The UBCFA Nominations Committee

Members of the 2018 UBCFA Executive Election Nominations Committee: Mark Mac Lean, Past-President (Mathematics), Stephen O’Leary (Engineering, UBC Okanagan), Anthony Paré (Head, LLED), Sunera Thobani (Asian Studies, GRSJ) and Deena Rubuliak (Executive Director/Ex-Officio).