Gender, Equity and Diversity Committee

ULFA’s Gender, Equity and Diversity Committee examines and documents the existing situation at the University of Lethbridge in order to develop a profile of diversity.


Terms of Reference

1. To examine and document the existing situation at the University of Lethbridge;
that is,to develop a profile of diversity, which might reference gender, people of colour, FNMI, people with disabilities, LGBT, country of origin, language, age with respect to such issues as hiring practices, salary, ranks, positions, terms of employment, career progress and other issues identified by the membership.
2. To suggest strategies to redress inequities identified from the information obtained above, or as identified by the membership.
3. To make recommendations to the Handbooks Negotiating Committee and more generally to ULFA with respect to diversity issues affecting the academic staff of the University.

Membership Criteria

The diverse groups on campus should be represented in the composition of the Gender, Equity and Diversity Committee. Elected members shall serve two-year terms and, whenever possible, three new members shall be elected each year.
Ex officio: ULFA President, past Chair where applicable.
Elected: Chair and six (6) members; The Past Chair of the committee should, if possible, serve ex officio on the committee.

Committee Members

Past Chair:
Jennifer Mather, Psychology
Phone: (403) 329-2423
Term: 2019-2020


Andrea Cuellar, Anthropology

Phone: (403) 329-2521
Term: 2018 – 2020

Beth Gerwin, Modern Languages
Phone: (403) 332-4572
Term: 2018-2020

Michelle Hogue, Indigenous Studies-FNTP
Phone: (403) 329-2088
Term: 2020

Jeffrey MacCormack, Education
Phone: (403) 329-2433
Term: 2019-2020

Gulden Ozcan, Sociology
Phone: (403) 332 4554
Term: On leave until 2020

Conor Snoek, Indigenous Studies
Phone: (403) 329-2721
Term: 2019-2021

Michael Stingl
Phone: (403) 329-2504
Term: 2020-2022