Three committees currently have one vacancy each: the Accessibility Committee, the Archive Committee, and the Distribution Committee. More information on each of these committees can be found below. The vacancies will be filled at the August 27 General Membership Meeting.
You do not need to be present at the GMM to nominate yourself for these positions. Nominations should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may include a statement of no more than 100 words if you cannot attend the GMM.
The Accessibility Committee was organized in the spring of 2005 to improve the union’s work around accessibility issues on campus and to ensure that union spaces and meetings are accessible. Four members are elected for a one-year term. Honorarium: $250 per year, per position.
The Archive Committee keeps the 3903 Archives, which are necessary for the preservation of institutional memory. Curators are responsible for creating and subsequently maintaining an archival fonds for the local; encouraging members to look for and donate their sources to the 3903 collection; transmitting sources to the 3903 collection; organising at least one annual event on any given 3903/archive-related topic; acquainting themselves with the collection’s index and informing members and non-members on the available documents and their degree of accessibility; officiating as go-betweens for members wishing to talk to an archivist; and issuing calls for testimonies. The CUPE 3903 Archive Curators are elected for a one-year term. Honorarium: $750 per year, per position.
The Distribution Committee is responsible for distributing monthly newsletters to departmental mailboxes and put up posters at a $50 per diem, with the normal workload being 1 day per month. The committee meets with the Communications Committee at least once per month. Members are elected for a one-year term.
More information on all of the local’s committees can be found on the committees page.