UBCFA Executive Election 2019

Call for Nominations

2019 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 six vacancies, each for a term of 2 years. In order to give the membership time to consider these opportunities, the nomination period will remain open until Friday, March 1, 2019 closing at 4:30 p.m.

The Election will run from Monday, March 18 to Thursday, April 4, 2019 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, Member Services & Grievance Committee
    Nominee(s) to date:

    • Arjun Bhardwaj (Management, UBCO)
    • Kenny Kwok (Cellular & Physiological Sciences, UBCV)
  • Chair, Okanagan Faculty Committee (to be voted on by members at our Okanagan Campus only)
    Nominee(s) to date:

    • Gino Dilabio (Chemistry, Management, UBCO)
    • Peter Wylie (Economics, Philosophy, Political Science, UBCO)
  • Chair, Status of Women Committee
    Nominee(s) to date:

    • Dory Nason (Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies, GRSJ – The Social Justice Institute, UBCV)
  • Members-at-Large (3 Positions)
    Nominee(s) to date:

    • Jennifer Berdahl (Sociology, UBCV)
    • Robert Campbell (Education, UBCO)
    • James Johnson (Economics, UBCO)
    • Annamma Joy (Management, UBCO)
    • Ryuko Kubota (Language and Literacy Education, UBCV)
    • Siobhán McPhee (Geography, UBCV)
    • Miriam Spering (Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, UBCV)

There are two non-executive positions (two-year terms) open on the Okanagan Faculty Committee, to be voted on by members at our Okanagan Campus only:

  • 1st Vice-Chair, Okanagan Faculty Committee
    Nominee(s) to date:

    • Allison McManus (School of Health & Exercise Science, UBCO)
  • 2nd Vice-Chair, Okanagan Faculty Committee
    Nominee(s) to date:

    • Craig Nichol (Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences, 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 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2019. If you would like a nomination form sent to you, please email us.

Members of the 2019 UBCFA Election Nominations Committee: Bronwen Sprout, President (Library – Digital Initiatives), Nancy Langton, Past-President (Sauder School of Business), Mark Mac Lean, (Mathematics), Stephen O’Leary, (Engineering, UBCO), Anthony Paré (Head, LLED), and Deena Rubuliak (Executive Director/Ex-Officio).