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Resolutions Committee

Posting Date: 
March 22, 2019
Closing Date: 
May 10, 2019

 

Six members required – One-year term, renewable

The Federation is requesting expressions of interest from councillors who would like to serve on the Resolutions Committee. The Resolutions Committee serves as a significant support to the governance of the Federation. This Committee meets two to three times a year and consists of councillors and Federation staff. Potential candidates must be councillors of the Federation. Experience as a member of the Resolutions Committee will be considered an asset but is not required.

Terms of Reference:

  1. To receive, edit and accept or reject resolutions moved by members in accordance with Federation bylaws and policies approved by Council and resolutions procedures developed by Federation administration.
  2. To treat as confidential, the deliberations of the Resolutions Committee regarding the adjudication of resolutions.
  3. To carry out other responsibilities as requested by the Executive.
  4. To move, through the Resolutions Committee chairperson, en bloc and courtesy resolutions.
  5. To be available during meetings of Council to receive late resolutions and determine the status of these resolutions in accordance with resolutions procedures.

Names will be forwarded to the senior administrative staff members that support this Committee. A recommendation will then be made to the STF Executive who has the responsibility, according to STF Bylaw 2.5.1, to appoint the Committee members annually.

Deadline for application: May 10, 2019

To apply, complete the online application form. Please forward questions to:

Scott Burant, Managing Director, Member Services
Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation
1-800-667-7762
mservices@stf.sk.ca

As referenced in Clause 12.3.2 of the 2017-2019 Provincial Collective Bargaining Agreement, a teacher acting as an elected or appointed member of a committee of the Federation who attends a meeting called by the Federation, shall be granted leave and shall suffer no loss of salary and benefits during the course of an academic year for any days required to fulfil the duties of that office.

The Federation aims to engage as many members as possible in organizational operations. Preference will be given to those who do not currently hold other positions in office, committees or boards; however, members may apply for as many openings as desired.

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