Union Service Opportunities

Nominations for the following CUPE 3907 positions are open:

  • CRO
  • FAF Committee Members
  • Stewards: APHD, CTL, SJE
  • Bargaining Support Committee
  • Trustees

Financial Assistance Fund Committee Members

We need three (3) members to join the Financial Assistance Fund Committee to distribute the Fall/Winter 2020-1 Hardship Fund, Child Care Fund, and UHIP Funds. The time commitment is about 2 hours, to be wrapped up before the end of April 2021.

Committee members need to be current members of CUPE 3907 on the date of the FAF committee meeting. Committee members must be available for the fund distribution meeting. Committee members will receive an honorarium of $50 for their time.

Please email treasurer@cupe3907.ca if you are interested. The deadline for applying is Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at midnight.

Departmental Steward

Serving as a steward is a great way to become involved in the union, assist members, and ensure that issues affecting graduate workers in your department are brought to the union’s attention. Currently, there is one vacancy for EACH of the following departments: SJE, CTL and APHD. This is a volunteer position. If you are interested, please email the Chief Steward, Wales Wong, at chiefsteward@cupe3907.ca.

Bargaining Support Committee

Interested in supporting your CUPE local during bargaining? Join the Bargaining Support Committee!
As members of the Bargaining Support Committee, you will support in mobilizing the Local’s resources to amplify members’ voices. You are responsible for organizing fellow members, the University, and the community in support of our union’s aims in bargaining, and will organize the membership if a strike vote is needed.
If a strike is undertaken, the Bargaining Support Committee will become the Strike Committee.
If you would like more information, contact Wales Wong (chiefsteward@cupe3907.ca).


The Trustees are elected by members to act as an auditing committee on their behalf. The position will require approximately 7 hours. No past union or financial experience is required, as there are significant training. There is a $100 honorarium. Details of the position are available in the Bylaws (article 11).

CUPE 3907 executive elections – 2021-2022

The election period for the following positions starts, April 12 at 5:00 p.m and ends on April 17 at 11:59 pm. Candidates can start campaigning after 5:00 p.m.. Voting will begin on April 14, 2021 and will end on April 17 at 11:59pm.

Vice President
Sarah Alam
Justin Holloway

Chief Steward
Wales Wong
Alessia Cacciavilla

You will be receiving a formal email from Simply Voting providing both a link and instructions on how to vote. Please watch out for this link in your spam/junk folder as well. More details here