Purpose: The Appointments Committee applies an equitable and ethical process in their role of appointing University of Waterloo Staff Association (UWSA) members as representatives to UWSA committees and to University of Waterloo committees seeking staff representation. See full terms of reference (PDF).
Current members: Gail Spencer (chair), Katy Wong Francq, Jennifer Morgan, Dana Mohapl, Jenny Conroy, Nancy Sej, Lewis Fraser, Margaret Ulbrick
Members’ Advisory Committee
Purpose: The Committee, working with the UWSA Executive Manager, reviews member cases to ensure that support, guidance, and advocacy are in place for UWSA members. The Committee may provide recommendations to the Board of Directors. See full terms of reference (PDF). The committee includes the UWSA president, past president, and president elect.
Purpose: The purpose of the Fundraising and Social Committee is to organize social and fundraising events for the enjoyment of staff members. See full terms of reference (PDF).
Current members: Jane Arnem, Peggy Day, Kelly Wilker-Draves, Jessica Jordao, Dianne Foreman, Marcie Parrott, Lewis Fraser, Lisa Habel, Rose Vogt, Nancy Sej, Melissa Benjamin, Sue Fraser
Staff Enhancement Grant Committee
Purpose: The Staff Enhancement Grant (SEG) Committee reviews the SEG applications from UWSA members and determines funds awarded from a pre-determined individual limit and annual budget allocation. For more information, please review the SEG fund guidelines (PDF) and see the committee terms of reference (PDF) and the application process (webform).
Current members: Gail Spencer (chair), Dave McDougall, Catherine Bolger, Kathy Becker, Agata Jagielska
Staff Excellence Fund Committee
Purpose: The Staff Excellence Fund (SEF) is managed by the Provost's Advisory Committee on Staff Compensation (PACSC). PACSC has delegated responsibility to the UWSA to bring forward proposals from staff for two portions of this fund:
- Engagement and Leadership Development
- Healthy Workplace Initiatives
The UWSA has established the SEF committee to generate, review, and recommend for approval staff-generated proposals for SEF funding that are in alignment with the goals of the Staff Excellence Fund by engaging UWSA members and supporting their proposal efforts For more information, please review the SEF fund guidelines (PDF) and see the committee terms of reference (PDF) and the application process.
Current members: Kalpita Gaitonde, Dana Mohapl, Eric Jardin
Purpose: The purpose of the Staff Compensation Strategy Committee is to develop a comprehensive plan of engagement in preparation for staff compensation agreement conversations, which occur via the Provost's Advisory Committee on Staff Compensation (PACSC). See full terms of reference (PDF).
Current members: Agata Jagielska (chair), Kathy Becker, Dave McDougall, Agata Antkiewicz, Bill Bear, Leah Gardiner, Lisa Habel, Jennisha Wilson