Two Living Wage motions passed at May 10 LFA AGM

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The LFA membership passed two living wage motions at the May 10 Annual General Meeting, one proposed by the LFA Board and one proposed by the LFA Human Rights and International Solidarity Committee (HRISC) in support of the Justice for Janitors campaign. The text of the approved motions is copied below. The Board will keep members posted on any updates.

LFA AGM & Retiree Social - Thurs May 10, 2018


Annual General Meeting

12:45 pm, room T001 (north end of T building, take stairs to lower level)

Agenda packages will be distributed to all faculty members prior to the meeting. The AGM agenda and materials include:

  • Auditor’s Report and Proposed Budget 2018/19
  • Summary of the LFA Member Survey
  • Motions
  • Reports

Retirees' Social

Following the AGM, a Retirees Social will take place at 2:30 p.m. in the Employee Lounge to celebrate the retirement of retired and retiring faculty members. Beverages and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Please join us to celebrate these amazing faculty:

  • Kay Lukes (English)
  • Debra Scott (English)
  • Ginger Atwal (Nursing)
  • Frances Grunberg (Social Service Worker)
  • Joe Rosen (Social Service Worker)


Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 12:45

Spring 2018 Board Election Results

April 17, 2018 update from Deborah Blacklock, Chief Returning Officer:

The following have been duly nominated for the positions of the Directors of the LFA Board. As there are no further nominations, they are elected by acclamation for the 2018/2019 year:

Brian Koehler
Catherine Huth
Darrell Kean
Janet Douglas
Jessie Smith
Paul Prosperi
Tanya Lewis

March 13, 2018 and April 3, 2018 updates from Deborah Blacklock, Chief Returning Officer:

Please join me in congratulating Scott McLean who has been acclaimed LFA President and Alison Curtis who has been acclaimed as LFA Vice President for the 2018/2019 year.

Langara Faculty Association - Important Dates for 2018

LFA Board Elections

Nominations  March 5 (Mon) to March 9 (Fri)
Campaign Notes Due March 14 (Weds)
Ballots out March 19 (Mon)
Ballots in by 3:30 p.m. March 23 (Fri), Counted: March 23.

Nominations March 23 (Fri) – March 29 (Thurs)
Campaign Notes Due April 4 (Thurs)
Ballots out April 9 (Mon)
Ballots in by 3:30 p.m. April 13 (Fri), Counted: April 13

Board Members
Nominations April 10 (Tues) - April 13 (Fri)
Campaign Notes Due April 19 (Thurs)
Ballots out April 23 (Mon)
Ballots in by 3:30 p.m. April 27 (Fri), Counted: April 27

Annual General Meeting & Retiree Social

AGM - Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 12:45 p.m. (Room TBA)

Retiree Social – Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. in Employee Lounge
Presentation starts at 2:45 p.m

Posted on behalf of Deborah Blacklock, Chief Returning Officer