May 9, 2017, is election day in B.C. Remember to vote.
The CFA's annual general meeting will start with a light breakfast social at check-in, 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 2, in LB 321. The meeting will get underway at 9 a.m. next door in LB 322. In addition to AGM business and budget items, highlights include door prizes, a barbecue lunch, and farewell to Ed Lavalle. Watch your email for the agenda package, which will be sent a few days ahead of the meeting. Be sure to reserve a spot by sending a quick email to firstname.lastname@example.org, and keying "AGM Yes!" in the subject line.
Rick Gale, vp academic and provost, will attend the upcoming CFA general meeting on April 11 between 11:40 and 12:50 to address questions about section assignments. For a full agenda, check your email folder dated April 5, 2017.
The Faculty Association held its annual executive elections yesterday, March 21, and the following members were elected: Brent Calvert, president; Joanne Quirk, chief steward; Anthea Mallinson, vice president; Stephen Williams, assistant chief steward; Chris Gratham, professional affairs officer; Michael Begg, membership, communications, and committees officer; Sandra Seekins, secretary; Colin Gilker, non-North Vancouver member at large. The treasurer position is currently vacant and a member with well-rounded accounting experience is sought. The aforementioned executive team begins serving the membership on August 1, 2017. The existing team remains in place till July 31, 2017. To view the names of the current team, click the "executive" link on the left side menu.
The CFA executive team is elected for one academic year at a time. On Tuesday, March 21, nine members will be elected to serve durng the academic year 2017/2018, beginning August 1, 2017. Nominations can be made from the floor and all elections will take place in LB 322 at the general meeting, from 11:40 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. Faculty must sign-in and confirm their CFA membership in order to vote (a signature is all that's necessary). To see who has been nominated so far, check Friday's email from secretary Tim Acton. For information about any of the positions, contact the existing executive members or review the general descriptions on this website.