TRAC General Assembly: January 29, 2021

January 15, 2021

The Teaching and Research Assistants at Concordia (TRAC) Union invites its members, including Teaching Assistants (TAs) and Research Assistants (RAs), to participate in its virtual Winter General Assembly on Friday January 29th at 5:30pm (EST, Montreal local time). This Assembly will be an opportunity for the current Executive Council to report to its membership, for the review and possible approval by members of a new budget and of By-Law amendments, and for the by-election of the Union Executives.


Friday, January 29 (2021)
Beginning at 5:30pm EST (Montreal local time)
To be held online with prior registration for participants
Hyperlinks will access relevant documents for a given agenda item

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Chair and Minutetaker
  3. Approval of Agenda
  4. Approval of Previous Minutes
  5. Executive and Financial Reports
  6. Executive By-Elections
  7. Election of Auditor
  8. Amendments to TRAC By-Laws 
  9. Budget
  10. CSEU Membership
  11. Varia
  12. Adjournment

Relevant documents will be made available to the membership in advance of the General Assembly as soon as they are finalised.


YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE TO ATTEND. Only those who register beforehand will receive an invitation link to the virtual General Assembly and receive election ballots. Registration is now open, until the day of the Assembly. Please register by following the link at the top or bottom of this page, or by accessing this URL:

You will receive a reply to your provided email address within 24 hours, either confirming your registration to the General Assembly or requesting further verification. If you do not receive a reply within 24 hours, or if you have issues with the form or registration in general, please email [email protected]

The General Assembly will be facilitated through the Zoom platform with private invitations and ballots sent to the provided email addresses of members who have registered. “Floor votes” will be facilitated through anonymous polling function in-client. Election and closed ballot questions will be securely run through the SimplyVoting platform, accessible through TRAC’s election page:


The following are candidates to TRAC’s Executive Council by-elections for the remainder of the 2020-2021 mandate (until May 31st 2021). In cases of contested positions, candidates are ordered alphabetically by last name:
  • President:
    • Charles Orme
    • Amit Patil
  • Vice President:
    • Mostafa Fadaee
    • Emmanuelle Fahey
  • Secretary-Treasurer:
    • Prasanth Shunmugam
    • Shabnam Vaziri
  • Grievance Officer:
    • Zarish Abbas
    • Vitaliy Tayanov
  • Bargaining Officer:
    • Masoud Monirian
  • Communication and Mobilization Officer:
    • Vijay Vikram Ganesamoorthy
    • Thomas MacMillan


    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


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