Come Join Us! 2023-24 UTFA AGM Agenda

April 18, 2024
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April 18, 2024

Come Join Us! 2023-24 UTFA AGM Agenda

Dear UTFA Colleague,

UTFA’s Annual General Meeting is Thursday, April 25, 2024, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., via Zoom. We are trending toward another strong member turnout this year. I encourage those of you who have not yet registered to do so here. 


  1. Acknowledgment of Traditional Land
  2. Review of the Agenda
  3. Minutes of 2022 – 2023 AGM
  4. Welcome and President’s Remarks (Terezia Zorić) 
  5. The State of Play of Academic Labour Activism: Certification and other responses to current challenges by faculty in research-intensive universities
  • David Robinson, Executive Director, Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)
  • Evan Fox-Decent, Professor and Canada Research Chair (Tier 1), McGill University & President, Association of McGill Professors of Law/Association McGillienne de professeur.e.s de droit
  • Andaluna Borcila, Associate Professor of Comparative Culture and Politics at James Madison College and Jane Bunnell, Professor of Voice, College of Music, Michigan State University

    Moderated by Wassim Garzouzi, Part-time Professor of Law, University of Ottawa and Queen's University; Partner, RavenLaw LLP
  1. Highlights from the Bargaining Table and UTFA’s plan regarding the Memorandum of Agreement (Terezia Zorić and Ariel Katz) 
  2. Reports of the 2022-2023 UTFA Officers and Chairs of Committees 
    The reports are published in the AGM Newsletter and will not be read at the meeting. However, the President, Vice-Presidents, Treasurer, and Committee Chairs will be available to answer any questions.
  3. Timed Item 3:35 pm: Apportionment (Jeff Bale/Kim MacKinnon/Jun Nogami)
  4. UTFA Academic Citizenship Awards (Deb Cowen)
  5. Presentation of UTFA Student Award Recipients (Jeff Bale) 
  6. Other business and questions from the floor 
  7. Adjournment

Please don’t forget to register. As always, we encourage you to write to us with any questions or comments you may have ahead of time, as part of the registration process. The Association’s 2022-2023 Audited Financial Statements can be found here. 

I look forward to seeing you on April 25th!


Terezia Zorić
UTFA President