Equity Advisory Committee Membership

1. Constituencies Determined to Represent Stakeholders in Equity at StFX and who should be represented on the Equity Advisory Committee

Students with Disabilities and Program Staff and Student Society LGBTQ Student Advisors and X-Pride Students Aboriginal Student Advisor and Aboriginal Student Society
Black Student Advisor and BLAC (Society) International Student Advisor and International Student Society StFX AUT - Secretary
StFX AUT – SW & Equity Committee
Residence Office VP Students’ Union and SU Equity Officer Coady Staff
Administration / Management StFX Staff Women’s Caucus
Director, Student Life Members at Large CUPE
CAW Ex-Officio Member - VP Recruitment and Student Experience Human Rights & Equity Advisor

Once the invitation has been extended to a constituency, group, sector or unit of the University, the obligation is then on that constituency, group, sector, or unit to choose a representative to join the EAC and for that person to actively report between their constituency and the EAC.

2. Chair/Co-Chairs

Role of Chair/Co-Chairs is to chair the monthly meetings, with a particular view to assisting the EAC to establish its vision, objectives and strategies for achievement, as well fulfill its advisory role to the Equity Advisor.

  • elected by EAC for a period of one year, running from April to March each year
  • new Chair/Co-Chairs to be elected each March to assume duties in April of each year

3. Secretary (rotates every 4 months):

Every EAC member is expected to assume roll of secretary for a 4 month period.


  • take minutes at meetings, type and forward to HR&EA for review and circulation in a timely fashion to EAC members

Term: 4 months commitment slots: generally Sept to December, January to April, May to August.

4. Quorum

Only if called by a member with respect to a decision to be taken; if quorum is called, it is 50% plus 1 of filled membership positions.


Human Rights and Equity

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