Community Engagement


The General Faculties Council (GFC) Nominating Committee is currently seeking staff members to serve on university-level appeal bodies and GFC standing committees.

No committee experience is necessary! Orientation and training is available for all members.


Apply Now!  Application Deadline: 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Thursday, May 18, 2023 

There are currently 6 vacancies for the GFC Academic Appeals Committee (AAC) that works through student appeals regarding academic standing. We are also looking to fill 4 vacancies to support the University Appeal Board (UAB)/Student Misconduct Appeal Roster (Appeal Panel) which looks at sanctions imposed under the Codes of Student Behaviour or Applicant Behaviour. These positions are open to all academic staff with service components in their contract. Visit the Governance website for current vacancies and more information about University-level Appeal Bodies.

Or, consider serving on a GFC or other committee! Staff members from the University Community at-Large are needed on the following committees:

  • GFC Committee on the Learning Environment 
  • GFC Facilities Development Committee
  • GFC Nominating Committee
  • GFC Programs Committee
  • GFC Student Conduct Policy Committee
  • Department Chair Selection Committees

Committee members ensure a broad base of perspectives are considered and inform decision-making on hundreds of proposals every year.


 Before applying, please consider the University of Alberta's commitments towards Indigenous initiatives, andequity, diversity, and inclusion, particularly individuals who are or have been historically under-represented at the University of Alberta, including women, visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQIA+ persons.


If you have questions regarding service on Judiciary Panels please contact Laura Riley at

If you have questions regarding service on GFC Standing Committees or the nomination and election process, please contact Heather Richholt at