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

Kevin Siebert
Executive Director

URFA Staff

Colin Tether
Member Services Officer
Frank Mentes
Member Services Officer
Heather Ritenburg
Member Services Officer
Eric Bell
Communications Officer
Debbie Head
Financial Officer