Gender, Equity and Diversity Committee

ULFA's Gender, Equity and Diversity Committee examines and documents the existing situation at the University of Lethbridge in order to develop a profile of diversity.

Terms of Reference

1. To examine and document the existing situation at the University of Lethbridge;
that is,to develop a profile of diversity, which might reference gender, people of colour, FNMI, people with disabilities, LGBT, country of origin, language, age with respect to such issues as hiring practices, salary, ranks, positions, terms of employment, career progress and other issues identified by the membership.
2. To suggest strategies to redress inequities identified from the information obtained above, or as identified by the membership.
3. To make recommendations to the Handbooks Negotiating Committee and more generally to ULFA with respect to diversity issues affecting the academic staff of the University.

Membership Criteria

The diverse groups on campus should be represented in the composition of the Gender, Equity and Diversity Committee. Elected members shall serve two-year terms and, whenever possible, three new members shall be elected each year.
Ex officio: ULFA President, past Chair where applicable.
Elected: Chair and six (6) members; The Past Chair of the committee should, if possible, serve ex officio on the committee.

Committee Members

Past Chair:
John Sheriff, Math & Computer Science
Phone: (403) 329-2086
Term: 2016 - 2018
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Chair:
Nicole Eva, Library
Phone: (403) 329-2588
Term: 2016 - 2018

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Arts & Science:
Andrea Cuellar, Anthropology

Phone: (403) 329-2521
Term: 2016 - 2018
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Arts & Science:
Robert Benkoczi, Math & Computer Sci.
Phone: (403) 329-2298
Term: 2017 - 2019
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Arts & Science:
Caroline Hodes, Women & Gender Studies
Phone: (403) 329-2684
Term: 2017 - 2019
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Arts & Science:
Sheila McManus, History
Phone: (403) 329-2540
Term: 2017 - 2019
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Professional Faculty:
Bente Hansen, Fine Arts - Music Dept.
Phone: (403) 329-2142
Term: 2017 - 2019
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Professional Faculty:
Kelly Williams-Whitt, Management - Calgary
Phone: (403) 332-4697
Term: 2017 - 2019
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