How do I participate in University Governance at the University of Alberta?

Current Staff Positions Available

The GFC Nominating Committee is currently accepting applications to fill the following committee seats.

Staff terms of office are normally three years 3 in duration, running from July 1* through June 30. (Note: when a vacancy is filled over the course of a school year, the new term of office will commence immediately upon approval by GFC.)

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Academic Governance

GFC Standing Committees Vacant Seat(s) Membership Role/Primary Criteria
Facilities Development Committee (FDC) 2 Academic Staff (GFC Member)
Nominating Committee (NC) 1 Faculty Dean Representative
Student Conduct Policy Committee (SCPC) 1 Academic Staff (A1.1, A1.5/A1.6) and (GFC Member)
Student Conduct Policy Committee (SCPC) 1 Academic Staff (A1.1, A1.5/A1.6) and former Associate Dean/Discipline Officer/(UAB) Chair
Undergraduate Awards and Scholarship Committee (UASC) 1 Academic Staff (A1.1, A1.6/A1.5,A1.7) 
University Teaching Awards Committee (UTAC) Academic Staff (A2.0)
*there shall be no more than one representative from any Faculty except that both the Faculty of Artsand the Faculty of Science may have two representatives providing they are from different Departments (EXEC TofR

Judiciary Governance

University Level Appeal Bodies Vacant Seat(s) Membership Role/Primary Criteria
Academic Appeals Committee (AAC) - Panel of Chairs 1 Academic Staff on Post-Retirement contracts/Categories (A1.1, A1.6/A1.5/A1.7)

Other Committees to which GFC Elects

Other University Committees Vacant Seat(s) Membership Role/Primary Criteria
Council on Student Affairs (COSA) 1 Faculty Representative elected from GFC