Become a Student Member on a GFC Committee

Are you interested in becoming an Undergraduate or Graduate student elected to a Committee of General Faculties Council?
Each spring, and when vacancies arise in year, the GFC Nominating Committee (NC) works to replenish vacant student seats across all of GFC committees.

What type of student membership position is available on a GFC Standing Committee? Visit the Member Zone!

To quickly learn more about what type of student seats are available on a committee, you can view an online Current Membership Listing of each GFC Standing Committee and General Faculties Council (GFC). A Terms of Reference will contain its approved Committee Composition. Jump to the Member Zone for individual committee sections for more information or feel free to contact a GFC Committee Coordinator with any questions.

Term of Office for Student Members of GFC Standing Committees

One year Terms of Office run from May 1 through April 30.

Are Committee Meeting Schedules available?

University Governance publishes Annual Governance Meeting Schedules of the Board of Governors/Board Committees, General Faculties Council/GFC Committees and Gov 101. 

Thinking of Applying? Please Contact Us:

You may wish to view a GFC committee meeting in action! Observing an Open Session Meeting of GFC and/or its standing committees is a great way to experience academic governance first-hand. Please contact a Governance Committee Coordinator for meeting arrangements, or with any general questions.

Nomination & Election Questions? Contact ann.hodgson@ualberta.ca (GFC Nominating Committee Coordinator), or Tel: 780-492-1938.