Administrative Employees Consultative Committee (AECC)
This is a joint committee of Management and ASPA for the purpose of administering the collective agreement. Meetings are held on a regular basis to discuss and resolve issues that arise.
Engagement and Social Committee
This committee was established to welcome and engage new and existing members of ASPA. They organize and arrange the Brown Bag Sessions and the informal socials that happen through out the year (Pizza, Christmas and after the AGM).
Joint Management/ASPA Appeal Committee (JMAAC)
This committee considers the appeal of the decisions given by JMARC. It is made up of different representatives from ASPA and Human Resources.
Merit Audit Committee (MAC)
The Merit Audit Committee (MAC) has the authority to perform a systematic assessment of the effectiveness of any College/Unit merit process. The MAC makes recommendations which will be forwarded to both the ASPA Executive and Human Resources for consideration. ASPA has four representatives on the MAC.
This committee has the responsibility of negotiating the collective agreement with Management. It is comprised of two of: president, past-president or president elect and two representatives from the membership.
The Research Committee facilitates the collection of information and issues from the membership. The Committee will send out nine (9) surveys throughout the year. These will consist of both one (1) minute surveys and a census survey that will assist ASPA in getting to know their membership better.
Communications, Newsletter and Public Relations Committee
The Communications, Newsletter and Public Relations Committee oversees the ASPA Advocate website and newsletter. The newsletter is distributed monthly in an e-style format. In addition the Committee is consulted on all communication to the membership.
Each year prior to the Annual General Meeting, the Nominating Committee oversees the selection of members to run for the various positions that may be open on the Executive.
The ASPA Scholarships are available to ASPA members’ children who are attending the University of Saskatchewan. The Scholarship Committee oversees the terms of reference for the scholarships and monitors the funds available.
The Social Committee plans several social activities throughout the year for ASPA members—Christmas Social, social after the Annual General Meeting and other events as required.
University of Saskatchewan Committees with ASPA Representation
- Academic Defined Pension Plan Committee
- Academic Money Purchase Plan
- Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
- Occupational Health and Safety
- President’s Advisory Council on the Status of Women
- President’s Service Award Committee
- Provost’s Advisory Committee for Sexual and Gender Diversity