Please note updated info regarding the upcoming ASPA Annual General Meeting:
ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUPERVISORY
PERSONNEL ASSOCIATION (ASPA)
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 2017
241 ARTS BLDG.
3:00 pm (Call to order)
There will be several door prize draws.
You must be in attendance to win.
A Social will follow at The University Club
ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUPERVISORY PERSONNEL ASSOCIATION
ANNUAL GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
3:00 pm (Call to Order)
The University agrees to allow ASPA members time away from their duties to attend this meeting. Arrangements should be made within your department to minimize disruptions.
- Call to Order
- Adoption of Minutes
- Annual General Meeting, April 28, 2016
- Business Arising from the Minutes
- Election of Officers 2017 – 2018
- President’s Report
- Treasurer’s Report
- Questions on the Committee Reports
- Thank you to the retiring Executive Members
- Introduction of the 2017 – 2018 Executive
- Motion to destroy the ballots
- New Business
A social will be held at the University Club immediately following the meeting.
Click to access the 2016 AGM Minutes
Access the 2016-2017 AGM Reports here.
The following nominations have been received for Executive Member:
BROCK EGETO – Employment Coordinator, Student Employment and Career Centre, SESD
Brock joined the university in 2013 as an ASPA member. He has been on the ASPA Executive for the past three years serving on the Communications / Public Relations, Research and Engagement Committees.
DAWN GIESBRECHT – Departmental Assistant / Instructor, Division of Biomedical Sciences
Dawn has served as president-elect and the past two years as president. She has given leadership to the Administrative Employees Consultative Committee (AECC), the grievance process, Jurisdiction and New Positions Committee, Scope and Classifications Committee, negotiations, and general ASPA representation. She has been an ASPA member since September 1999.
ANDREA SMIDA – Biosafety Officer, Safety Resources, Human Resources
Andrea has been an ASPA member since January 2008. She has served on the ASPA Executive since December 2012 with involvement in the Research Committee, the Engagement Committee and the New Positions Committee.
LAVINA WATTS – Study Abroad Coordinator, Programs Office, College of Arts and Science
This past year LaVina stepped up to fill a vacant position on the Executive until the end of the term. She has been a member of ASPA since October 2013.
Nominations will be accepted from the floor at the Annual General Meeting.
Click to access the 2016-2017 Executive List
Click to access the 2016-2017 Committees List
Immediate family of ASPA members can apply for consideration under the Tuition Reimbursement Fund (TRF), if they are registered students at the University of Saskatchewan. The eligibility criteria states the following (for more details refer to Article 12.12 in the Collective Agreement)
12.12.1 Eligibility Criteria
The TRF is open to students who are immediate family members (spouses, partners, and children) of Association members¹.
In order to be eligible, applicants must have successfully completed one or more University of Saskatchewan courses that qualify for credit toward a degree or diploma program.
The Student and Enrolment Services Division (SESD) at the University administers the fund. Continue reading “Tuition Reimbursement Fund (Application Form available online now)”
At the AGM, the Executive will present various reports about ASPA activities. As well, several positions on the Executive need to be filled; please consider volunteering for the Executive. A nomination form is available here on the ASPA website.
Years-of-service awards will be handed out to members who have reached benchmark years of service within the scope of ASPA at the U of S. Should you be one of the recipients, you will receive a separate announcement about this before the AGM.
ASPA Social following the AGM: please join us for good company and refreshments at the University Club, 4:00 – 6:00 pm.
We want to update you about a recent Labour Relations Board (LRB) decision regarding “Supervisory Employees”.
As you are likely aware, the University made an application before the LRB to have a number of our members whom they deemed as “Supervisory Employees” removed from the bargaining unit as per The Saskatchewan Employment Act (SEA). Continue reading ““Supervisory Employees””