Nominations Open for Professional Development Fund Committee

Nominations are open for all positions on the Professional Development Fund Committee!

This committee has three elected representatives: the PDF Coordinator, and two PDF Representatives. The PDF Coordinator administers the PDF Fund throughout the contract year in accordance with established guidelines, and is the primary contact person for members. One of the Coordinator’s tasks is to chair four meetings to adjudicate the distribution of the PDF fund, and the Tuition Costs Fund. The PDF Coordinator is responsible for adjudicating the Tuition Cost Fund with the Director of the Teaching Commons. The PDF Coordinator is also responsible for the actual disbursement of funds and for the general upkeep of the PDF email account. The PDF Coordinator is also a member of the Teaching Commons Executive Board and is CUPE 3903’s primary and ongoing connection to the Teaching Commons. The representatives are elected for a one-year term at the November general meeting of the membership (GMM).

Honorarium for the PDF Coordinator: $2250, paid in three equal installments of $750 per funding cycle at an estimated time of 40 hours per cycle. Honorarium for the PDF Representatives: $600, paid out as $200 per meeting per position.

Nominations close on November 22 at 5 p.m.

Interested members should email VP Unit 1, Ali Gholami, at