Committees and Advisors

SFUFA’s work relies on the commitment and dedication of its member volunteers.

Advisory Committee

The SFUFA Advisory Committee beings together members from across Departments, Schools and Faculties to assist the Association with issues as they arise and to provide feedback on new initiatives, Association positions, and member engagement strategies.

The Association is always seeking new volunteers to get involved. If you are interested in learning more about the Advisory Committee, please contact [email protected].

Equity Committee

SFUFA’s Equity Committee monitors issues related to human rights and equity at SFU, bringing these to the attention of the Executive Committee and advising the Association on how it might best address these and work more proactively to eliminate structural inequities within the University and the Association.
The Committee’s webpage can be found here.

SFUFA’s current Chair of the Equity Committee is Ljiljana Trajkovic – [email protected]    604-519-1776

Renewal, Tenure and Promotion (RTP) Advisor

SFUFA’s RTP Advisor assists members with questions and concerns regarding Reappointment, Tenure and Promotion. While office staff provide advice and guidance on matters of policy and employment rights, the RPT Advisor is an experienced faculty member who is able to provide an academic eye to the process and assist members in successfully negotiating reappointment, tenure or promotion reviews.

SFUFA’s current RTP Advisor is Jeff McGuirk [email protected]    778-782-3158

Chief Negotiator

The Chief Negotiator leads SFUFA’s team in collective bargaining with the University. As well as serving as spokesperson for the Association in negotiations, s/he works with the Executive Director and the Executive Committee to identify potential members of the bargaining team, and leads the team in development of proposals, networking with similar organizations around the province, and communicating with members regarding bargaining issues.

SFUFA’s current Chief Negotiator is David Broun – [email protected]   778-782-3159