TRAC Spring 2019 General Assembly and Party

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TRAC Spring 2019 General Assembly and Party

April 10, 2019 @ 5:30 am - 8:00 pm

TRAC Spring General Assembly

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
At 6:00 pm
Room MB-9CD, 9th floor of JMSB
1450 Guy St.

Proposed Agenda

  1. Opening of the GA
  2. Appointment of the chair and minute taker
  3. Adoption of the Agenda
  4. Adoption of the January 22nd, 2019 GA minutes (link)
  5. Executive updates
  6. Elections of 2019-2020 Executive Committee
    1. President
    2. Vice-President
    3. Secretary-Treasurer
    4. TAs and RAs’ Representation and Grievance Officer
    5. Communication and Mobilization Officer
    6. Bargaining Officer
    7. Invigilators’s Representation and Grievance Officer
  7. Election of financial auditing committee
  8. Approval of by-laws reform
  9. Approval of position on Bill 9
  10. Equity Committee Report
    1. Approval of Equity Working Group
  11. Adjournment

The Teaching and Research Assistants at Concordia (TRAC) Union invites its members, including Teaching Assistants (TAs), Research Assistants (RAs) and Invigilators, to participate in its Spring General Assembly (GA) on Wednesday, April 10th at 6:00 pm.

TRAC has had a very busy year, so this will be a busy GA! We thank you in advance for your patience and support throughout the meeting. Members are invited to receive updates on their union, to elect a new executive committee for the year 2019-2020, to approve the by-laws reform proposition, to approve the establishment of a new Equity Working Group at TRAC, and to take a position on Bill 9.

Don’t forget to bring your student ID or pay stub for identification purposes.

We regret to inform that we cannot grant access to bursary-paid RAs who are not covered by TRAC. If you are not on Concordia University’s payroll and would like to confirm your union membership, please contact [email protected].

Dinner will be provided at the Meet & Greet at 5:30 pm (including vegetarian, vegan, kosher, and halal options). Drinks will be provided at the After-Party.

Election Procedures

There are seven open positions on the TRAC 2019-2020 Executive Committee:

  • President
  • Vice-President
  • Secretary-Treasurer
  • Representation and Grievance Officer
  • Communication and Mobilization Officer*
  • Bargaining Officer
  • Invigilators’ Grievance Officer

This team will take office on June 1st, 2019, and will fulfil their duties until May 31st, 2020. To see a list of their responsibilities please click here.

*Due to a vacancy in the position of Communication and Mobilization Officer, the elected Communication and Mobilization Officer shall start their mandate immediately after the GA, on April 11th, 2019.

If you wish to run for one of the positions above, you must notify TRAC by email at [email protected] by Sunday, April 7th at 11:00 pm. No nomination shall be accepted after this deadline. The email must include the following information – please read carefully and ensure you submit a complete application:

  • Your full name
  • Your student identification number (except for the Invigilators’ Grievance Officer)
  • A recent contract or pay stub that shows you are a member (your contract should be valid on April 10th, 2018 or any date thereafter)
  • Your faculty and department
  • The full name and student identification number of two members who support your candidacy

Also, please note the following:

  • In order to be eligible, you must be registered as a student at Concordia during the next year (this provision does not apply for the Invigilators’ Grievance Officer).
  • The position of Invigilators’ Grievance Officer is the only position that Invigilators (who are also not TAs or RAs) can nominate themselves for, and only Invigilators are eligible for this position.

If you have any questions about the election procedures please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected].


April 10, 2019
5:30 am - 8:00 pm




MB-9SD (9th floor, 1450 Guy St.)
Montreal, Quebec Canada + Google Map

    The Teaching and Research Assistants at Concordia (TRAC) is a labour union local comprising the teaching assistants and research assistants at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebéc.


    PR-204 and PR-205
    2100 MacKay, Montreal, QC H3G 2J1


    514 848 2424 extension 2917


    [email protected]