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Academic Year 2014-2015

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:

• Violaine Arès, HPR
• Ute Beffert, Nursing
• Jeffery Brown, PHEC
• Stephen Bryce, Geosciences
• Alexandre Limoges, French
• Alex Panassenko, Mathematics
• Sharon Rozen Aspler, Sociology
• Abe Sosnowicz, English
• Lawrence Szigeti, English
• Marie-Claire Rioux, Biology
• James Vanstone, HEPS

Permanent Substitutes:
• Karl Raudsepp, Music
• Kevin Davis, Mathematics

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:

• Jean-Marc Beausoleil, French
• Jeffery Brown, PHEC
• Roy Fu, HPR
• Richard Masters, Mathematics
• Mark McGuire, HPR
• Luba Serge, Sociology
• Sharon Rozen Aspler, Sociology

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.


• Violaine Arès, HPR
• Christine Jacobs, ILT
•Alex Panassenko, Mathematics

Sustainability Committee

The Sustainability Committee advises the College on environmental sustainability issues.

Faculty Representatives:
• Ed Hudson, Chemistry
• Mark McGuire, HPR
• Tanya Rowell-Katzemba, HEPS

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:
• Mariella Castellana, Sociology
• Catherine Humes, HEPS

Research & Development Committee

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

Faculty Representatives:
• Julie Caouette, Psychology
• Wendi Hadd, Sociology
• Roger MacLean, Sociology
• Michael Nafi, HPR


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