Joint committees

The following committees include representatives from MAFA and the Employer and, in some cases, representatives from other Mount Allison employee groups and unions.  MAFA representatives on joint committees are appointed by the MAFA Executive.

Joint Liaison Committee

For the terms of reference of this committee, see Article 6 of the Full-time and Part-time Collective Agreements.

  • Karen Bamford (MAFA)
  • Chris Down (MAFA)
  • Jeff Ollerhead (Employer)
  • Ron Sutherland (Employer)
  • Geoff Martin, Recording Secretary


Presidential Advisory Committee for the Appointment of the Dean of Science & Graduate Studies (MAFA representative)

  • Andrew Irwin


Joint Health and Safety Committee

For more information about this committee, see Joint Health and Safety Committee

MAFA’s representative is Anne LePage (2017-05-31) .


Benefit Plan Advisory Committee (MAFA members)

For more information about Mount Allison Benefits, see Mount Allison Benefits

  • Brent White (MAFA) (June 30, 2019)
  • Matt Litvak (MAFA)

Pension Advisory Committee (MAFA members)

For more information about the defined-contribution pension plan and this committee, see Mount Allison Pension Plan for Faculty and Librarians

  • Carol Pomare (MAFA) (2019-06-30)
  • Margaret-Ellen Messinger (MAFA) (2019-06-30)
  • Tim Reiffenstein (MAFA) (2016-06-30)

President’s Advisory Committee on Gender and Women’s Issues

MAFA is represented on this committee by Rima Azar (2020-06-30).