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Executive Committee

Established in 1951, CAUT is the national voice of the university body. CAUT represents more than 72,000 professors, librarians, researchers and other academics and is committed to academic freedom and is actively working in the public interest to improve the quality and accessibility of post-secondary education in Canada.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS TO CAUT EXECUTIVE POSITIONS

Nominations are being sought for the following positions on the CAUT Executive Committee:

  • President
  • Vice-President
  • Treasurer
  • Chair of the Collective Bargaining and Organizing Committee
  • Chair of the Librarians’ and Archivists’ Committee
  • Co-Chair of the Equity Committee
  • Representative-at-large (Quebec)
  • Representative-at-large (Aboriginal)
  • Representative-at-large (Francophone)
  • Two Representatives-at-large (General)

​** Deadline for submitting nominations: March 1, 2024.**

Executive Committee Members 2023-2024

Peter McInnis

Peter McInnis

President

St. Francis Xavier (StFXAUT) 

Robin Whitaker 

Robin Whitaker 

Vice-President 

Memorial (MUNFA) 

Yalla Sangaré 

Yalla Sangaré 

Treasurer 

Sainte-Anne (APPBUSA)

Brenda Austin-Smith 

Brenda Austin-Smith 

Past President 

Manitoba (UMFA)

Patrick Noël 

Patrick Noël 

Representative-at-large (Francophone)

Saint-Boniface (APPUSB) 

Chantale Jeanrie 

Chantale Jeanrie 

Representative-at-large (Quebec) 

Université Laval (SPUL)

Shirley Chau

Shirley Chau

Representative-at-large (General) 

British Columbia​ (UBCFA)

David Newhouse

David Newhouse

Representative-at-large (Aboriginal) 

Trent (TUFA)

Claudia Steinke 

Claudia Steinke 

Representative-at-large (General) 

Lethbridge (ULFA) 

Michael Arfken

Michael Arfken

Chair Academic Freedom & Tenure Committee 

PEI (UPEIFA)

Nick Papatheodorakos

Nick Papatheodorakos

Chair Contract Academic Staff Committee 

Concordia Part-Time (CUPFA) 

Kate Cushon

Kate Cushon

Chair Librarians' & Archivists' Committee 

Regina (URFA)

Larry Savage

Larry Savage

Chair Collective Bargaining and Organizing Committee 

Brock (BUFA) 

Susan Spronk

Susan Spronk

Co-Chair Equity Committee 

Ottawa (APUO)

Marvin Claybourn

Marvin Claybourn

Co-Chair Equity Committee 

St. Thomas (FAUST)

David Robinson 

David Robinson 

Executive Director 

(Ex-officio)