The Elections Committee would like to encourage all members to consider acting as a UWOSA representative on one of the following joint UWO/UWOSA Committees:
Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP): The EFAP committee shall be responsible for:
(a) Monitoring the overall effectiveness of the policy and its procedures;
(b) Monitoring the services provided by the agency under this policy;
(c) Providing assistance and support in the planning, coordination, presentation and publicity of EFAP information and training sessions on a continuing basis;
(d) Recommending for payment all appropriate expenses and services provided under the program, and ensuring that the agency’s services and costs are appropriately audited;
(e) Recommending the agency with which the University shall contract counselling services in support of the program.
Recommendations regarding the foregoing responsibilities will be directed to the Assistant Vice President, Human Resources (MAPP 3.8).
Parking Appeals Committee: The Parking Appeals Committee meets monthly and is responsible for arriving at objective and fair decisions in regards to infraction appeals.
President’s Committee on the Safety of Women on Campus: This committee meets quarterly and has adopted the following goals:
(a) Monitor the current situation relative to the safety of women on campus;
(b) Recommend initiatives which will have a positive impact on the safety of women on campus. These initiatives should focus not only on physical safety issues but on educational projects which address climate issues;
(c) Raise awareness in the University community of safety issues specific to women;
(d) Encourage and promote the efforts of other community groups in all initiatives to improve the safety of women;
(e) Present the Committee’s findings and recommendations to the President of the University and the University community.
Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee: This committee meets monthly and contributes to the health and safety of all members on campus.
Western Staff and Leader’s Conference: This committee meets twice per year and contributes to the successful planning and promotion of the annual Western Staff and Leaders’ Conference.
Environmental and Laboratory Safety Committee: This committee meets quarterly and offers information and links to a variety of services to assist in providing a healthy and safe laboratory environment.
All committees are for the UWOA two-year term (May 1, 2022 to April 30, 2024).
Applications are due Friday, April 1, 2022 at 4pm by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The UWO/UWOSA Joint Committee election details including the self nomination form can be found on the UWOSA website in the “Members Area” (www.uwosa.ca).
If you have any questions, please contact the UWOSA office at email@example.com.
Thank you for your consideration,
Chair, Elections Committee