Executive Committee

A photo of the URFA Executive in the hallway of Campion College near the URFA Office.

The 2019 – 2020 URFA Exec­u­tive (L to R): Hirsch Green­berg, Griev­ance Chair (out­go­ing), William Arnal, Griev­ance Chair (incom­ing), Syl­vain Rheault, Pres­i­dent, Andrei Volodin, Trea­sur­er, Paitoon Ton­ti­wach­wuthikul, Vice Pres­i­dent (Aca­d­e­m­ic), Claire Carter, URFA Equi­ty Chair, Fadi Tan­nouri, Mem­ber-at-large (Aca­d­e­m­ic). Miss­ing: Rachel Hus­band, Mem­ber-at-large (APT).

The affairs and busi­ness of the Asso­ci­a­tion is man­aged by the Exec­u­tive Com­mit­tee of the Association. 

  • The Pres­i­dent and Trea­sur­er of the Asso­ci­a­tion each hold terms of office for two years and are elect­ed at large, from among all mem­bers of the Association. 
  • The Vice-Pres­i­dents each hold terms of office for two years and are elect­ed by and from among all vot­ing aca­d­e­m­ic mem­bers of the Asso­ci­a­tion for the Vice Pres­i­dent (Aca­d­e­m­ic), and APT mem­bers of the Asso­ci­a­tion for the Vice Pres­i­dent (APT).
  • The Equi­ty Offi­cer, and the two Mem­bers at Large each hold terms of office for one year and are elect­ed by and from among all vot­ing mem­bers of the Coun­cil of Representatives. 
  • The Griev­ance Offi­cer is appoint­ed by the Exec­u­tive Com­mit­tee, fol­low­ing receipt of advice from the Griev­ance Committee. 

The pur­pose, duties and respon­si­bil­i­ties of the com­mit­tee are man­dat­ed by the URFA Con­sti­tu­tion and Bylaws.

Exec­u­tive Com­mit­tee meet­ings are held once a month.

Download the Executive Committee Member list in PDF (9 KB)

President

Term: May 1, 2020 to April 30, 2022

Britt Hall
Professor, Biology, University of Regina

Vice-President (Academic)

Term: May 1, 2019 to April 30, 2021

Paitoon Tontiwachwuthikul
Professor, Engineering and Applied Science, University of Regina

Vice-President (APT)

Term: May 1, 2020 to April 30, 2022

Megan Milani
Research Contracts Officer, Research Office, University of Regina

Grievance Officer

Term: May 1, 2020 to April 30, 2021

William Arnal
Professor, Religious Studies, University of Regina

Member at Large (APT)

Term: May 1, 2020 to April 30, 2021

Jane Desplenter Rose
Program Advisor, Science

Member at Large (Academic)

Term: May 1, 2020 to April 30, 2021

Darlene Juschka
Associate Professor, Gender Religion & Crit Sds, University of Regina

Treasurer

Term: May 1, 2020 to April 30, 2022

Youngsoo Kim
Assoc. Professor, Business Administration, University of Regina

Equity Officer

Term: May 1, 2020 to April 30, 2021

Claire Carter
Assistant Professor, Gender Religion & Crit Sds, University of Regina

Sessional Representative

Term: May 1, 2020 to April 30, 2021

Barbara Meneley
Co-Chair SAC and UR/FNUniv Sessional

Ex-Officio

Heather Ritenburg
Interim Executive Director

URFA Staff

Colin Tether
Member Services Officer
Frank Mentes (on leave)
Member Services Officer
Lisa Bighead
Member Services Officer
Landon Schaffer
Member Services Officer
Ellen Paulley
Communications Officer
Debbie Head (on leave)
Financial Officer