Call for Nominations for CAUT Executive and Standing Committees

CAUT Executive Committee:

Nominations are being sought for the following positions on the CAUT Executive Committee:

  •         President
  •         Vice-President
  •         Chair of the Academic Freedom & Tenure Committee
  •         Chair of the Contract Academic Staff Committee
  •         Co-Chair of the Equity Committee 
  •         Representative-at-large (Quebec)
  •         Representative-at-large (Aboriginal)
  •         Representative-at-large (Francophone)
  •         Two Representatives-at-large (General)

Deadline for submitting nominations is March 1, 2023.

Elections by secret ballot will take place during the CAUT Council meeting to be held in Ottawa, April 20-23, 2023.

The nomination procedures, description of positions and terms of office, and CAUT’s Release Time Policy are available on the CAUT website.

All candidates are required to submit a Nomination Package. That includes: 

  •         A completed Executive Committee Nomination Form
  •         A letter of nomination. Please note that self-nominations will not be accepted. 
  •         A candidate statement of no more than 750 words that includes the agreement of the candidate to serve if elected and outlines their experience in academic staff association matters, their reasons for seeking election, and priorities and issues on which they feel CAUT should focus.

Send Executive Committee nominations to:

Ted Montgomery

Chair, Elections and Resolutions Committee

Canadian Association of University Teachers

2705 Queensview Drive

Ottawa, ON   K2B 8K2

Fax: (613) 820-7244


For information regarding release time for CAUT Executive Committee members, please consult the CAUT Release Time Policy.

CAUT Standing Committees: 

CAUT is seeking members for its standing committees of Council. The composition, function, terms, and procedures for selection of committee members can be found on the CAUT Website under each standing committee page. Committee vacancies are also advertised in the CAUT Bulletin and on the CAUT website under ‘Call for Nominations for CAUT Standing Committees’.

Nominators should include a completed copy of the Standing Committee Nomination Form

The deadline for nominations for members of CAUT Standing Committees is February 1, 2023.

Nominations of members of marginalized groups are encouraged, including but not limited to Aboriginal peoples; women; racialized academic staff; academic staff with disabilities; and lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, trans, queer, and two-spirited academic staff.