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
Karl Skogstad
Ruizhong Wei
Joey Farrel

Business, ex-officio
Business Administration
Economics
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

Lynne Thibeault
Taina Maki Chahal
Jill Greenwood
Raika Adbulahad
Nathan Hatton
Cindy Soldan

Nursing
English and Anthropology
Education
Interdisciplinary Studies (Orillia)
History
English

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
Karen Maddox

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
Martin-Joe Ezeudu
Juan Pernia
Nandakumar Kanavillil

Nursing (ex-officio)
Nursing
Languages
Law
Civil Engineering
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
Doug Ivison

Business Administration
Civil Engineering
Political Science (Orillia)
English

LIBRARIANS

Composition: Four professional librarian members of the Association.

Information about Librarians Advisory Committee

Courtney Dicke
Janice Mutz
Sara Janes
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
Sreekumari Kurissery
Jason Blahuta
Xin Yang Lu

Natural Resources Management
Sustainability Sciences (Orillia)
Philosophy
Mathematical Sciences

ORILLIA MEMBERS COMMITTEE

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

Information about Orillia Members Committee

Yuanyuan Wu
Alice den Otter
Sreekumari Kurissery
Pallavi Das
Rosario Turvey

Syed Serajul Islam

Business
Interdisciplinary Studies
Sustainability Sciences
History
Sustainability Sciences (Geography and the Environment)
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
Jim Stafford
Michael Stevenson
Livio DiMatteo
Camillo Lento
Paul Berger

Business Administration, ex-officio
Music, ex-officio
Emeritus
History and Interdisciplinary (Orillia)
Economics
Business Administration
Education

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

Daniel Brian Krupp
Hui Zhang
Liang Cui
Kamil Zaniewski

Interdisciplinary Studies (Orillia)
Business Administration
Civil Engineering
Geography and the Environment

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
Jennifer Jarman
Lida Fan
Idevania G. Costa
Wensheng Qin
Deli Li
Ali Tarokh
Ernie Epp

SSHRC
SSHRC
SSHRC
CIHR
NSERC
NSERC
NSERC
EMERITUS

Philosophy
Sociology (Orillia)
Social Work
Nursing
Biology
Mathematical Science
Mechanical Engineering

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