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People on Committees

Academic Year 2011-2012

Academic Council

Academic Council is a sub-committee of the Board of Governors which provides advice to the College on all academic issues.

Faculty Representatives:

• Ute Beffert, Nursing
• Daniel Gosselin, French
• Roger Haughey, HPR 
• J.P. Parkhill, Biology
• Karl Raudsepp, Music
• William Russell, HEPS
• Abe Sosnowicz, English
• Gordon Spicer, Business
• Lawrence Szigeti, English
• Bruce Tracy, Physics
• James Vanstone, HEPS — Chair

Permanent Substitutes:

• Violaine Arès, HPR
• Suzanne Black, Chemistry
• Richard Masters, Mathematics
• Ryan Young, Creative Arts

Faculty Labour Relations Committee

The Faculty Labour Relations Committee (aka CRT) is where JACFA representatives and the College administration meet to discuss and resolve issues concerning the application or interpretation of the collective agreement, including the allocation of teaching resources to disciplines and departments.

Faculty Representatives:

• Jim Leeke, HEPS - Labour Relations spokesperson
• Ute Beffert, Nursing
• Daniel Gosselin, French
• Ed Osowski, HEPS
• Alex Panassenko, Mathematics
• Candis Steenbergen, HPR
• Faye Trecartin, English

Faculty Professional Development Committee

FPDC is a parity committee of JACFA and the College that establishes faculty professional development priorities and allocates the professional development fund.

Faculty Representatives:

• Pierre Dussol, Theatre
• Richard Masters, Mathematics
• Alice McLeod, Mathematics
• John Serrati, HEPS
• James Vanstone, HEPS

Financial Review Committee

The JACFA Financial Review Committee meets with JACFA’s Treasurer to review the revenues and expenditures of the association once each semester, and makes recommendations, if necessary, to the Executive and to the General Assembly.

• Christine Jacobs, ILT
• Gordon Spicer, Business
• Claire Russell, English
• Alex Panassenko, JACFA —Treasurer (ex-officio)

Sustainability Committee

The Sustainability Committee advises the College on environmental sustainability issues.

Faculty Representatives:
• Jessica Burpee, Geography
• Roxanne Millette, Biology
• Ryan Young, Creative Arts

Harassment Awareness Committee

The Harassment Awareness Committee’s work is to advise the College and to raise awareness within the college community about the issue of sexual or psychological harassment.

Faculty Representatives:
• Faye Trecartin, English
• Daniel Gosselin, French

College Information Technology Committee

The CITC develops and reviews guidelines, meets with department chairs and advises the College on priorities for the information technology capital budget.

Faculty Representatives:
• Eric Girouard, PDHT
• Gayle Irwin, English
• Roberta Silerova, Chemistry

Innovation, Research & Development Committee

The IR&D committee meets to review and recommend approval of all research projects conducted at the college.

Faculty Representatives:
• Murray Bronet, Chemistry
• Linda Knight, Psychology/Correctional Intervention
• Pauline Langlois, Business Administration
• Robbyn Seller, Anthropology


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Last update: May 22, 2012 [ap]