Ad Hoc Committees

MRFA current ad hoc Committees

ad hoc Covid Advisory Working Group 

ad hoc MRFA Vision, Mission and Values Steering Committee

  • MRFA Mission Vision Values Steering Committee Charter 2022-2023
  • Committee Appointment Process:
    • September 2 & 20 – Appointments made by the Executive Board (*note – election to this committee replaced with appointment due to limited statements of interest received) 
  • Committee Members:
    • The MRFA President (ex-officio and nonvoting)
    • The MRFA Communications Officer (who shall be Chair) (Pending confirmation of acceptance of the role),
    • Three Contract members: two elected by the Membership and one appointed by the Executive Board, and
    • Three Full-time members: two elected by the Membership and one appointed by the Executive Board

ad hoc Retired Members Committee

Working Group – MRFA 2025

  • MRFA 2025 Working Group Charter 
  • Committee Members:
    • Lee Easton, President
    • Milena Razikowska, Diversity and Equity Officer
    • Kimberley Williams
    • Ines Sametband
    • Marva Ferguson

ad hoc Contract Faculty Advisory Committee

ad hoc Long Term Bargaining Goals Review Committee

This committee is currently being struck, and the Charter is available here.

  • Lee Easton, MRFA President (chair);
  • Kirk Niergarth, MRFA Vice-President Negotiations;
  • Brenda Lang, MRFA Contract Member Representative;
  • Milena Radzikowska,  MRFA Diversity and Equity Officer;
  • Derrick Antson, MRFA Labour Relations Officer; and
  • 1 member to be appointed from a previous Negotiating Committee

ad hoc MRFA Organizational Review Committee 

ad hoc Job Action Finance Committee

  • ad hoc Job Action Finance Committee Charter (Note this committee will be dissolved in Fall 2022 once its work in reviewing final expenses for job action preparations is complete)
  • Committee Members:
  • Tashfeen Hussain, MRFA Treasurer and Committee Chair
    • Chantelle Anderson, MRFA
    • Carlton Osakwe, Executive Board Member
    • Kris Hans, Job Action Preparedness Committee Member
    • Osama El-Temtamy, MRFA Member
    • Salah U-Din, MRFA Member

Member Directed Working Groups

Climate Change Working Group – Lead Organizer and contact: Brian Nichols

Ad hoc Full-Time Lab Instructor Advisory Committee – Lead Organizer and Contact: Jennifer Owen

Indigenous Faculty Collective – Lead Organizer and Contact: Vicki Bouvier

LGBTQ+ Community – Lead Organizer and Contact: Not available