2nd Call for Nominations for the 2024-25 MUNFA Executive Committee and Nominating & Balloting Committee

TO:          All MUNFA Members

FROM:    The MUNFA Executive Committee

DATE:     February 26, 2024

SUBJECT:  2nd Call for Nominations for the 2024-25 MUNFA Executive Committee and Nominating & Balloting Committee

The MUNFA Nominating & Balloting Committee is soliciting nominations for the 2024-25 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 Academic Staff Members (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 4, 2024. Each candidate has the option of submitting a statement of not more than 150 words which shall be circulated in the case of a contested election. Such statements must be received by the MUNFA office by noon on March 5, 2024. (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.)



For the 2024-25 Executive Committee, the following nominations have been received to date; should there be more than one nomination for a position, an election will follow. (Nomination Form):

  • *Vice-President External/President Elect (1-year term)*
    • Lisa Moores, Associate Professor, Student Wellness & Counselling Centre
  • Vice-President (Internal)
  • Treasurer (2-year term)
  • Four Members-at-Large (three 1-year terms and one 2-year term)
    • Chris Kozak, Professor, Department of Chemistry (1-year term)
    • Sarah Thorne, Assistant Professor, Department of English (1-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 2024-25 Nominating & Balloting Committee, four members are to be elected, each for a 1-year term; should there be more than four nominations for the positions, an election will follow. (Nomination Form)


Nominations received to date for 2024-25 MUNFA Nominating & Balloting Committee

  • Sébastien Rossignol, Associate Professor, Department of History
  • Lisa-Jo Van Den Scott, Associate Professor, English