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Friday, January 19, 2018

Council of Representatives - Call for Nominations

2018 Call for Nominations

A Call for Nominations was issued on January 4, 2018 for the Council of Representatives elections. According to Article 8.3 of the Constitution, a member shall be entitled to nominate and to vote only within the member's constituency. Nomination packages for the Council of Representatives elections was distributed electronically to members in the constituencies. Nomination forms must be received in the URFA office by no later than 4:30 p.m. Thursday, February 1, 2018.

Meetings of the Council of Representatives shall be held at least quarterly. The Council provides policy advice and recommendations to the Executive Committee for the benefit of the Association. The Council of Representatives are elected for two-year terms (unless otherwise indicated), approximately one-half elected to take office each year, from various constituencies at the University of Regina, Campion College, Luther College, and the First Nations University of Canada. The terms of office for all Council members will commence May 1; however, a meeting of the elected members of the Council of Representatives is required on or before April 15 to elect the following Executive Committee members: Member at Large (Academic), Member at Large (APT) and Equity Officer. According to 7.2.11 of the URFA Constitution, those constituencies that are entitled to one representative on the Council of Representatives may elect, at the time of the Council elections, an alternate representative. This alternate may serve as representative for that constituency if the elected representative cannot do so.

A list of vacancies is provided below. If you have not received a nomination package electronically after January 4, 2018 and are an eligible nominee in one of these constituencies, please contact URFA at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 306-585-4378.

Constituency

Eligible Nominees

Vacancies – Commence May 1

Constituency A1 - Faculty of Arts

Acad Staff employed by UofR in the positions of Prof., Assoc. Prof, Assis Prof, Lect or Instruc.

One Delegate 2-year term

Constituency A4 - Faculty of Education

Acad Staff employed by UofR in the positions of Prof., Assoc. Prof, Assis Prof, Lect or Instruc.

One Delegate 2-year term

One Alternate 2-year term

Constituency A5 - Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Acad Staff employed by UofR in the positions of Prof., Assoc. Prof, Assis Prof, Lect or Instruc.

One Delegate 1-year term

One Alternate 1-year term

Constituency A6 – Faculty of MAP

Acad Staff employed by UofR in the positions of Prof., Assoc. Prof, Assis Prof, Lect or Instruc.

One Delegate 2-year term

One Alternate 2-year term

Constituency A7 – Faculty of JSGSPP

Acad Staff employed by UofR in the positions of Prof., Assoc. Prof, Assis Prof, Lect or Instruc.

One Delegate 2-year term

One Alternate 2-year term

Constituency A8 – Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies

Acad Staff employed by UofR in the positions of Prof., Assoc. Prof, Assis Prof, Lect or Instruc.

One Delegate 2-year term

One Alternate 2-year term

Constituency A9 – Faculty of Nursing

Acad Staff employed by UofR in the positions of Prof., Assoc. Prof, Assis Prof, Lect or Instruc.

One Delegate 1-year term

One Alternate 1-year term

Constituency A10 – Faculty of Science

Acad Staff employed by UofR in the positions of Prof., Assoc. Prof, Assis Prof, Lect or Instruc.

One Delegate 2-year term

Constituency A11 – Faculty of Social Work

Acad Staff employed by UofR in the positions of Prof., Assoc. Prof, Assis Prof, Lect or Instruc.

One Delegate 1-year term

One Delegate 2-year term

Constituency A12 – La Cité

Acad Staff employed by UofR in the positions of Prof., Assoc. Prof, Assis Prof, Lect or Instruc.

One Delegate 2-year term

One Alternate 2-year term

Constituency B – Librarians

Librarians and archivists employed by U of R

One Delegate 2-year term

One Alternate 2-year term

Constituency D2 – Luther College

Academic staff, librarians and archivists employed by Luther College

One Delegate 2-year term

One Alternate 2-year term

Constituency E – APT

Administrative, professional and technical employees of the UofR

Three Delegates each 2-year terms

Constituency F – FNUniv APT

Administrative, professional and technical employees of FNUniv

One Delegate 1-year term

One Delegate 2-year term

Constituency G - Sessionals

Sessional lecturers, sessional ESL instructors, sessional practicum coordinators, sessional supervisors, sessional practica coaches and

sessional laboratory instructors employed by UofR, Campion, Luther, and/or FNUniv

One Delegate 1-year term

Three Delegates each 2-year terms