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UWOSA is an independent union representing approximately 860 administrative and technical staff at the University of Western Ontario. Our members work in every area of the University in a wide variety of roles. We are Academic Counselling Assistants, Admissions Coordinators, Animal Care Technicians, Booth Attendants, Computer Specialists, Dental Assistants, Drivers, Events Coordinators, Faculty Affairs Assistants, Graduate Coordinators, Horticultural Technicians, Laboratory Supervisors, Library Assistants, OSAP Coordinators, Prospect Researchers, Research Assistants, Residence Clerks, Schedulers, Secretaries, Storeskeepers, Technical Supervisors and Undergraduate Assistants (and so much more).

Reminder: UWOSA BBQ - Thursday, June 4, 2015

Join us for the Annual UWOSA BBQ
Thursday, June 4, 2015
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. OR 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

This year's menu will be slightly different, as we will be featuring kebabs - if you are a vegetarian, please contact Great Hall Catering, so that they have a count for veggie kebabs. The menu will also include potato salad, sweet corn and make-your-own ice cream sundae with all the standard trimmings.

This year, we will be collecting donations for Habitat for Humanity Heartland, which builds simple, decent, affordable homes for low-income families in our community.

If you have specific dietary requirements, including vegetarian, please email Great Hall Catering with "UWOSA summer BBQ" in the subject line.

If you are unable to have dairy for dessert, there will be fresh fruit cups available. Please email Great Hall Catering with "UWOSA summer BBQ" in the subject line.

Ticket Distribution:
Wednesday, May 27th from 12:00-2:00 pm, UWOSA Office, 255 UCC
OR
Thursday, May 28th from 12:00-2:00 pm, UWOSA Office, 255 UCC

If you are unable to pick up your tickets, please email your Area Steward (see below for a list of Stewards) and ask for assistance.

List of UWOSA Stewards
ACVS, Robarts - contact Meg Perinpanayagam
Arts & Humanities, Music - Chrisanthi Skalkos
Arts & Humanities, Music (alternate) - Alyssa Evetts
Dentistry - Leesa Couper
Education - Susanna Green
Engineering - Karen McDonald
Facilities Management - contact Meg Perinpanayagam
Finance, HR, ITS, IPB - Lori Johnson
Health Sciences - contact Meg Perinpanayagam
Housing & Hospitality Services - contact Meg Perinpanayagam
Information & Media Studies - contact Meg Perinpanayagam
Ivey Business - Clarissa Reynolds
Law - Duncan Archibald
Libraries - Evan Wiley
Libraries - David Murphy
Libraries (alternate)- Crystal Mills
Medicine - Basic Clinical - Jackie Windsor
Medicine - Basic Science - Meera Karajgikar
Medicine - Clinical - Lori Dengler
Medicine - Dean's Office - Maureen O'Connell
Retail Services - Lotte Huxley
Science - Cinthia Maclean
Science - Jennifer Heidenheim
Social Science - Mary Van de Ven
Student Services - Heather Guizzetti
VP External, VP Research- contact Meg Perinpanayagam

Regards,
Meg Perinpanayagam
Vice President

UWOSA BBQ - Thursday, June 4th

You Are Invited to the Annual UWOSA BBQ - Thursday, June 4, 2015 Great Hall, Somerville House Noon - 1:00 p.m. OR 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Join us on Thursday, June 4th as we celebrate summer with a UWOSA picnic in an pollen-free, air conditioned environment with plenty of seating for everyone.

This year's menu will be slightly different, as we will be featuring kebabs - so if you are a vegetarian, please contact Great Hall Catering, so that they have a count for veggie kebabs. The menu will also include potato salad, sweet corn and make your own ice cream sundae with all the standard trimmings. If you have specific dietary requirements, including vegetarian, please email Great Hall Catering with "UWOSA summer picnic" in the subject line.

If you are unable to have dairy for dessert, there will be fresh fruit cups available. Please email Great Hall Catering with "UWOSA summer picnic" in the subject line.

Ticket Distribution: Wednesday, May 27th from 12:00-2:00 pm OR Thursday, May 28th from 12:00-2:00 pm in the UWOSA Office, UCC room 255

If you are unable to pick up your tickets, please email your Area Steward (see below for a list of Stewards) and ask for assistance. If you do not have a Steward in your area, please email me at meg@uwosa.ca

This year, we will be collecting donations for Habitat for Humanity Heartland, which builds simple, decent, affordable homes with low-income families in our community.

If you have any questions, please email me at meg@uwosa.ca.

Regards,
Meg Perinpanayagam
Membership Services Officer

List of UWOSA Stewards

ACVS, Robarts - contact Meg Perinpanayagam
Arts & Humanities, Music - Chrisanthi Skalkos
Arts & Humanities, Music (alternate) - Alyssa Evetts
Dentistry - Leesa Couper
Education - Susanna Green
Engineering - Karen McDonald
Facilities Management - contact Meg Perinpanayagam
Finance, HR, ITS, IPB - Lori Johnson
Health Sciences - contact Meg Perinpanayagam
Housing & Hospitality Services - contact Meg Perinpanayagam
Information & Media Studies - contact Meg Perinpanayagam
Ivey Business - Clarissa Reynolds
Law - Duncan Archibald
Libraries - Evan Wiley
Libraries - David Murphy
Libraries (alternate)- Crystal Mills
Medicine - Basic Clinical - Jackie Windsor
Medicine - Basic Science - Meera Karajgikar
Medicine - Clinical - Lori Dengler
Medicine - Dean's Office - Maureen O'Connell
Retail Services - Lotte Huxley
Science - Cinthia Maclean
Science - Jennifer Heidenheim
Social Science - Mary Van de Ven
Student Services - Heather Guizzetti
VP External, VP Research- contact Meg Perinpanayagam

2015 Stratford Festival Discounts for UWOSA Members

Hello UWOSA Members,

Please go to www.uwosa.ca "Members Only" area for some great discounts on upcoming productions at Stratford Festival for May and June.

If you have forgotten your password, please contact Mary Hay for a new one.

Regards,
Meg

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Meghan Perinpanayagam
Membership Services Officer
UWOSA

Call for Nominations - UWOSA Vice President

Just a reminder that the office of UWOSA Vice President is vacant, as Boun Thai has assumed the role of UWOSA President.

This is a full-time release position, open to all members of UWOSA in good standing.

The appointment of the UWOSA Vice President will be made at the Stewards Council meeting on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 12:00pm in the Social Science Centre, room 9420.

If you are interested in the role, please forward a brief bio to UWOSA's Business Manager, Mary Hay before May 13 at 9:00am.

You will be expected to attend the meeting on May 20 and to provide a short (maximum 5 minute) presentation on your candidacy for the role before the members of Stewards Council vote.

If you have any questions regarding the role, or the appointment process, please call ext 85089 or email mary.hay@uwosa.ca.

It is UWOSA's turn to visit the Columbia Employee Store

Hello everyone,

Please visit the "Member's Only" area at our UWOSA website
(www.uwosa.ca) to print off your invitation to visit the Columbia Employee Store between Thursday, May 14th and Sunday, June 14th. Please remember that you must bring the printed invitation with you (tablets or phone images will not be accepted at the door).

You may bring up to 4 family members or friends with you when you shop, however, the invitation is not transferable. You must bring you UWO I.D. card with you.

If you have any questions, please email me at meg@uwosa.ca.

Happy Shopping!

Meg Perinpanayagam
Membership Services Officer
UWOSA

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