Sep 26, 2016

Members of the 3Cs Roundtable will meet in LB 322 on Tues, Sept 27, 2016, from 11:40 - 12:50. Stewards will meet next door in LB 321 at the same time. For catering purposes, send your RSVP to

Paid Educational Leave applications must be submitted to your dean by Sept 30, 2016. For applications and information, check your email or the forms link on the left side of this page.

The fall deadline for the John Wilson Award is 4 p.m., Oct 7, 2016. The award, which is granted each term, provides partial Capilano U standard-tuition reimbursement. It is offered to dependant children of regular faculty members and non-regulars who are teaching at least two sections during the academic year in which the application is submitted. Partial reimbursement is also available for retired faculty members who take continuing studies programs at Capilano U. For application forms and more information, click the forms link on the left side of this page.

The next CFA general meeting is scheduled for Oct 18. Watch your email for minutes and agendas.

Sep 26, 2016

If you're a Capilano faculty member who is hosting an event, performing live, or exhibiting work, we have a place for you to post your notice! Click the Faculty News link on the left side of this page.

Sep 16, 2016

The Faculty Association's first general meeting will be on Tues, Sept 20, 2016, in LB 322 from 11:40 to 12:50. Check your email for a link to the agenda, and plan to attend. It's a good way to meet your faculty peers and find out where your dues are going!

Aug 16, 2016

Paid Ed Leave applications are now available for the 2017-2018 academic year. Application forms can be accessed from the forms link on the left side of this page. Completed applications must be submitted by the deadline: 4 p.m., Sept 30, 2016. Should you have questions, please contact PEL chair, Wayne Hughes.

Jun 23, 2016

Three times a year, the CFA offers partial-tuition reimbursement to encourage dependant children of regular members to attend Capilano University. Retired members are also supported in their quest for life-long learning by attending Capilano's continuing studies programs.

This reimbursement is made through an award that was created in 2007 called the CFA Award. In 2015, upon John Wilson's retirement, the award was renamed the John Wilson Award in recognition of the many years John dedicated to the students and faculty of Capilano University. He initiated the process for this award and others including the annual endowment fund bursary, which is administered by the University. John was also extremely instrumental in negotiating the range and calibre of Cap U faculty benefits and an extensive pension plan that generously assists not only faculty members at Capilano but around the province. ...Read more

May 16, 2016

If you volunteered to serve on a CFA committee during the next academic year, check the list on the "Committees" link to ensure your name is showing and spelled correctly. If you have not yet signed up for a committee, take a look and see if there's a description that piques your interest, then contact

Meetings will begin in the fall--and your volunteer service might be considered part of your faculty professional development time. If you have questions, contact the executive liaison who is noted next to the corresponding committee.

May 3, 2016

By now all eligible faculty members should have received an email with instructions for selecting benefits from spending accounts. If you have any questions, contact Cap's benefits specialist, Brenda Stenson, The deadline for selection is May 20, 2016.

Apr 14, 2016

Be sure to attend the CFA's AGM on Wed, Apr 27, from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. in LB 322.

The day will begin in LB 321 with registration and a light, stand-up breakfast socializer before the meeting officially starts at 9 a.m. 

Highlights include a guest speaker from UBC, CFA's financial review, negotiating and executive reports, committee election/appointments, and a barbecue lunch.

Please review the committees and volunteer to serve on at least one or two. To save time at the meeting, fill in this form or send an email to

Also, note, there will be draws for prizes throughout the meeting and everyone attending is entitled to one ticket, but members volunteering to serve on committees will receive additional tickets for each committee on which they will serve next year.

On Apr 13, an email was sent to all faculty from the CFA's vice president, Michael Begg. Please review the message and return it by Apr 21 to confirm your attendance at the AGM.

A final agenda will be sent to all faculty members a few days before the meeting.

Apr 8, 2016

During the Apr 5 general meeting, all of the currently serving CFA executive members were re-elected to serve another year, Aug 1, 2016, to Jul 31, 2017.

A couple of team members moved into different roles, so next year's team will look like this: president Brent Calvert; 1st vice president Anthea Mallinson (currently 2nd vice president); chief steward Joanne Quirk; assistant chief steward Stephen Williams; treasurer Janet Waters; 2nd vice president (new title pending) Michael Begg (currently 1st vice president); secretary Tim Acton; professional affairs officer Robin Furby; and non-North Vancouver member at large Colin Gilker.

Mar 23, 2016

Nominations are now open for each of the nine CFA executive positions, which need to be filled for the 2016-2017 academic year, Aug 1, 2016, to Jul 31, 2017. Brief descriptions of the positions can be found via the left side menu, "Executive."

Please nominate yourself or some other worthy faculty member and return the nomination form to the CFA office by Mar 31, 2016.