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Equity Committee

The Equity Committee is a standing committee of Council. The role of the committee is to make recommendations to CAUT Council and Executive Committee on policy matters and activities in relation to equity in post-secondary education.

Meetings of the Equity Committee are chaired by 2 co-chairs who are elected by CAUT Council and serve as members of the CAUT Executive Committee.

Nomination Form

Members of the Equity Committee

  • Pat Armstrong (York University Faculty Association) - Co-Chair
  • Momin Rahman (Trent University Faculty Association) - Co-Chair
  • Aboriginal Academic Staff
    • Zaa Joseph (British Columbia Institute of Technology Staff & Faculty Association)
    • Sharon McIvor (Nicola Valley/Federation of Post-Secondary Educators)
  • Academic Staff with Disabilities
    • Gillian Axten (Ontario Public Service Employees Union)
    • Victoria Wyatt (University of Victoria Faculty Association)
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgendered, Queer and 2-Spirited Academic Staff
    • Marvin Claybourn (St. Thomas University Faculty Association)
    • Johanne Quirk (Capilano/Federation of Post-Secondary Educators)
  • Racialized Academic Staff
    • Weizhen Dong (University of Waterloo Faculty Association)
    • Glenda Tibe Bonifacio (Lethbridge University Faculty Association)
  • Women Academic Staff
    • Petra Rohrbach (McGill Association of University Teachers)
    • Susan Spronk (Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa)
  • Rosa Barker (Equity Officer)

The president is an ex-officio (voting) member and the executive director is an ex-officio (non-voting) member of all standing committees.

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