Term of Office: October 2020 - October 2023
Term of Office: October 2016-October 2019
Committee Membership:Staff Relations Committee UWSA Communications and Membership Committee
Jason works in the Computing System Support group in IST. He has been a staff member since 2005.
If Jason can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact him
ONLY via email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Term of Office: October 31, 2019 - October 31, 2020
Term of Office: October 2014-October 2017
I’ve been a UW employee for over 22 years and am currently part of the Institutional Research group in the Office of Research. I have served as a UWSA Area Representative since 2008 and have been a UWSA Director since 2012. I also volunteered as a Staff Facilitator for the Student Leadership Program from 2008 to 2012. These roles have given me the invaluable experience of learning about the UW community; interacting with various academic units and departments and meeting a variety of staff, faculty and students on campus.
Term of Office: October 2014-October 2017
Tim has been a UWaterloo employee for over 20 years (started full time in 1994), and is currently employed by the University of Waterloo Dana Porter Library as a “Liaison Librarian”. Tim’s previous Staff Association committees experience includes the former Staff Grievance Committee, and the Joint Health and Safety Committee (which he co-chaired). Tim’s main interest in being a board member is to help make the University of Waterloo one of the top workplaces in Canada. Together we can do it!
Term of Office: October 31, 2018 - October 31, 2019
Name: Kristen Deckert (she/her)
Position on UWSA Board: Secretary
Term of office: November 1, 2020 – October 31, 2021
Contact for: Staff Relations Committee, Social & Fundraising Committee, Secretary duties
Reason for running: Kristen ran for office because she wants to give back to the UW community. She is at a point in her life where she has time to devote to the committee work now and wants to serve our staff members at UW.
Name: Selena Santi (she/they/her/them)
Position on UWSA Board: Director
Term of office: November 1, 2020 - October 31, 2021
Contact for (list committees, appointments):
Selena serves on the following committees:
Term of Office:
October 31, 2018 to October 31, 2021
Director Term: October 2019 - October 2022
I intend to use my experience in management and my relationship-building skills to advocate for and empower staff. I hope to serve as Director of the UWSA Board to further improve the university as a workplace and to share my passion for equity, opportunity and personal growth.The Games Institute ext. 31990, email@example.com
Director Term: October 2017 - October 2020
I strongly believe that we all have a part to play in making Waterloo a great place to work and that as a Director I can do more to make this happen. I believe in the importance of maintaining a healthy work/life balance, and I look forward to continuing to support staff efforts to achieve this, as my role allows. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if there is anything I can do to support You!
Name: Dave McDougall (him/his)
Position on UWSA Board: President-elect
Term of Office: October 31, 2020 - October 31, 2023
Contact for: Governance Committee, PACSC, SRC, Communications and Membership Committee
Name: Kathy Becker (she/they/her/them)
Position on UWSA Board: President
Term of Office: November 1, 2020 - October 31, 2021
Contact for: Anything to do with UWSA, university relations, or member support
Reason for running: Kathy ran for office because she was encouraged to consider it. After digging a bit deeper and giving it serious thought, she realized that serving our Staff Association would be interesting and rewarding work.
Treasurer Term: October 31, 2020 - October 31, 2021
Director term: October 31, 2019 - October 31, 2022
I have just celebrated my 25th anniversary as an employee of the University of Waterloo. I am currently the Manager, Graduate Studies in the Electrical & Computer Engineering department. I previously served a two year term as a UWSA Director allowing me the honor of serving on the Staff Relations Committee (SRC), as well as both the UWSA Communications/Membership and Nominating Committees.
Term of Office: January 9, 2020 to October 31, 2020
I joined the University of Waterloo in 2011 and represented the UWSA as a past member on the Pension & Benefits Committee. I believe that our University is a great place to work, but I understand that the employee experience varies between units across campus. As a Director, I appreciate the opportunity to learn about and bridge these gaps wherever possible, ensuring employees are engaged and rewarded for driving the success of our institution forward.