1st Call for Nominations for the 2023-24 MUNFA Executive Committee and Nominating & Balloting Committee

Your Nominating & Balloting Committee is soliciting nominations for MUNFA’s 2023-24 Executive Committee and Nominating & Balloting Committee.

Academic Staff Members (ASMs) from equity-seeking groups are encouraged to put their names forward. The Nominating & Balloting Committee also are looking for nominations from all campuses, representing a range of Faculties and Schools, including both tenure-stream and contractual ASMs. As per the MUNFA Constitution, any Bargaining Unit member is eligible to hold office with MUNFA.

Please note that as per Clause 1.20 of the MUN/MUNFA Collective Agreement, “An ASM’s service to the Association shall be deemed academic service as set out in the appropriate articles in this Collective Agreement.

Official nominating forms for the Executive Committee and Nominating & Balloting Committee (linked below) must be accompanied by the signature of the nominee indicating their willingness to serve, and the signatures of a proposer and seconder. All three must be members of MUNFA.

The nomination period ends at noon on March 21, 2023. Each candidate has the option of submitting a statement of not more than 150 words, which shall be circulated to members in the case of a contested election. Such statements must be received by the MUNFA office by noon on March 22, 2023. (Further details on the nomination process and Executive Committee can be found in the MUNFA Constitution and the Nominating & Balloting Committee’s Terms of Reference.)

Nominations for 2023-24 MUNFA Executive Committee and Nominating & Balloting Committee

For the 2023-24 Executive Committee, the following positions are to be filled: (Nomination Form)

  • Vice-President External/President Elect (1-year term)*
  • Secretary (2-year term)
  • One Member-at-Large – Grenfell Campus (one 2-year term)
  • Four Members-at-Large (three 1-year terms and one 2-year term)

*Following their 1-year term as Vice-President External, the person will then move into the position of President and, in the subsequent year, move to the role of Past President.

For the 2023-24 Nominating & Balloting Committee, four members are to be elected, each for a 1-year term. (Nomination Form)