Call for nominations for CUPE 3903 committees

The CUPE 3903 red-star logo

The CUPE 3903 red-star logo

At the Annual General Meeting on March 16, the following union committees will elect its membership:

  • Accessibility Committee: 4 positions ($250/year)
  • Advisory Committee on Race / Ethnic Relations, Discrimination and/or Harassment: 2 positions, one joint-chair ($250/year)
  • All-University Pension Committee: 1 position ($250/year)
  • Archive Committee: 2 curators ($750/year)
  • Bursaries Committee: 2 members ($400/year); note: members are not eligible for the bursaries they adjudicate
  • Communications Committee: 1 newsletter co-ordinator, 1 web coordinator ($500/year)
  • CUPE Toronto District Council: 7 positions ($250/year)
  • Distribution Committee: 6 positions ($50 per diem, approximately once a month)
  • Elections Committee: 2 positions ($750/year)
  • Employment Equity Committee: 3 members, 1 will serve as joint chair ($250/year)
  • Extended Health Benefits Committee: 3 positions ($1,500/year)
  • Health & Safety Committee: 6 positions (Employer pays hourly wage at marker/grader rate for work done)
  • International Graduate Students’ Committee: 2 positions, helps to administer $5,000 budget ($250/year)
  • Labour Management Committee: 3 positions, one from each unit ($750/year)
  • Postings Officers: 2 positions ($2,500/year)
  • Professional Development Fund (PDF) Committee: 1 coordinator, 2 members; elected at the September General Membership Meeting
  • Research Costs Fund Committee: 2 positions, full-time graduate students from Unit 1 ($250/year)
  • Research Grants Fund & Travel Costs Fund Committee: 2 positions ($500/year); note: committee members are ineligible to apply for these funds
  • Research Leave Adjudicating Committee: 1 participant/observer position, Unit 2 ($250/year)
  • Senate Representative: 1 position ($250/year)
  • Teaching Development Fund Committee: 2 positions, Unit 2 ($250/year)
  • Toronto York Region Labour Council Representatives: 4 positions
  • Union Trustees’ Committee: 1 position, 3 year-term ($1,000/year)
  • York Pension Fund Board of Trustees Representative: 1 position, 3-year term ($250/year)

For more information, or to nominate yourself, please email the Vice President Unit 1 at

For more information about committees, please see Article 10 of the bylaws or click here.

Committee members who are completing their terms should be prepared to deliver a brief report about their work over the course of the last year at the Annual General Meeting on March 16. According to Article 10 (b) and (c) of the bylaws, members must forward their report to the Archive Committee and/or the Recording Secretary in order to receive their honoraria.