COMMITTEES

BENEFITS COMMITTEE

Composition: Five members of the Association: two members of the bargaining unit from Thunder Bay; one member of the bargaining unit from Orillia; one emeritus member; and the Chief Negotiator (ex-officio).

Information about Benefits Committee

Ken Hartviksen
Shikui Wu
Robert Omeljanuk
Salimur Choudhury
1 vacancy

Business, ex-officio
Business Administration
Biology
Computer Science (Orillia)
Emeritus

CONTRACT LECTURERS/CONTINUING CONTRACT LECTURERS COMMITTEE

Composition: Six Contract Lecturers/Continuing Contract Lecturers who are members of the bargaining unit, five from the Thunder Bay campus; one from the Orillia campus. In addition, there will be an honorary position that exists in the memory of Lisa Richardson and that remains open in perpetuity.

Information about Contract Lecturers Committee

Laurie Forbes
John Fell
Susan E. Sajna
Lynne Thibeault
Raika Abdulahad
Taina Maki Chahal

Sociology
English
Psychology
Nursing
Orillia
English and Anthropology

EMERITUS MEMBERS ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Composition: Six emeritus members of the Association.

Information about Emeritus Members Advisory Committee

Jim Stafford
David Kemp
Joey Farrell
Glenna Knutson
Brian Phillips
1 vacancy

EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND STATUS OF WOMEN COMMITTEE

Composition: Five members of the Association including the LUFA Status of Women representative (ex officio) and one member of the bargaining unit from Orillia. Efforts shall be made to ensure representation from various equity-seeking groups.

Information about Equity, Diversity and Status of Women Committee

Karen Poole
Manal Alzghoul
Sarah Jacoba
Hui Zhang
Martin-Joe Ezeudu
Nandakumar Kanavillil

Nursing (ex-officio)
Nursing
Languages
Business
Law
Sustainability Sciences (Orillia)

EXTERNAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE

Composition: Four members of the Association: three members of the bargaining unit from Thunder Bay; one member of the bargaining unit from Orillia.

Information about External Relations Committee

Wenyao (Will) Zhao
Adel Shoaib
Syed Serajul Islam
Ali Tarokh

Business Administration
Civil Engineering
Orillia
Mechanical Engineering

LIBRARIANS

Composition: Four professional librarian members of the Association.

Information about Librarians Advisory Committee

Courtney Dicke
Gisella Scalese
Val Gibbons
Debra Gold

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Composition: Five members of the Association: three members of the bargaining unit from Thunder Bay; one member of the bargaining unit from Orillia; the Past-President (ex-officio).

Information about Nominating Committee

Qing-Lai Dang
Jason Blahuta
Sreekumari Kurissery
Baoqiang Liao

Natural Resources Management
Philosophy
Sustainability Sciences
Chemical Engineering

ORILLIA MEMBERS COMMITTEE

Composition: Six Orillia members who are members of the Association under Article 4.3.

Information about Orillia Members Committee

Frances Helyar
Kevin Willison
Yuanyuan Wu
Alice den Otter
Sreekumari Kurissery
Syed Serajul Islam

Education
Sociology
Business
Interdisciplinary Studies
Sustainability Sciences
Political Science

PENSION COMMITTEE

Composition: Seven members of the Association: three members of the bargaining unit from Thunder Bay; one member of the bargaining unit from Orillia; one emeritus member; the two LUFA members on the Pension Board (ex-officio).

Information about Pension Committee

Ken Hartviksen
Glenn Colton
Ryan McVeigh
Jim Stafford
Wa Gao
Livio DiMatteo
Camillo Lento

Business Administration, ex-officio
Music, ex-officio
Orillia
Emeritus
Civil Engineering
Economics
Business Administration

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

Composition: Four members of the Association: three members of the bargaining unit from Thunder Bay; one member of the bargaining unit from Orillia.

Information about Physical Environment Committee

Thamara Laredo
Kamil Zaniewski
Juan Pernia
Hui Zhang

Chemistry/Sustainability Sciences (also Env comm)
Geography and the Environment
Civil Engineering
Business

RESEARCH COMMITTEE

Composition: A maximum of eight (8) members of the Association: (at least) three (3) members of the bargaining unit from Thunder Bay; (at least) one member of the bargaining unit from Orillia; one emeritus member. Where possible, there shall be three (3) active researcher(s) who is (are) SSHRC eligible, three (3) who is (are) NSERC eligible, one who is CIHR eligible (regardless of the actual source of funding in each case) and one who is involved with international fieldwork. An “active researcher” is defined as a Principal Investigator or a Co-Investigator in an active research project, or someone who has held such a position in a research project within the two years prior to their election to the committee.

Information about Research Committee

Richard Maundrell (SSHRC)
Tony Pudephatt
Lida Fan
Idevania G. Costa (CIHR)
Nandakumar Kanavillil (NSERC)
Wensheng Qin
Deli Li
Vacant (EMERITUS)

Philosophy
Sociology
Social Work
Nursing
Sustainability Sciences
Biology
Mathematical Science

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