Boulder Faculty Assembly Elections, Spring 2013
The BFA is the voice of Boulder Campus Faculty. Its committees are empowered to investigate, examine, and propose changes or endorsements to matters of concern to faculty, and to call upon the expertise and assistance of any campus office in examining those matters.
Newly Elected BFA Officers and At-Large Executive Committee Members:
| Officer Position:
|Two Executive Committee Members at Large
Newly elected members take office on July 1st.
Newly Elected BFA representatives on BFA Committees:
|Instructor-Track Faculty Affairs
- Cort Pierpont
- James Meiss
|Nominations and Elections
- Campus-wide nomination deadline: Thursday, February 14th, 2013
- Campus-wide ballot delivery (electronic): Tuesday, February 26th, 2013
- Electronic ballots due: Friday, March 15th at midnight.
- Election of BFA officers: Thursday, April 4th, 2013.
- Election of BFA Committee Chairs: April - May, 2013.
BFA Members: How to run for a BFA Executive Committee position
The membership of the BFA Executive Committee includes three officers, two BFA members elected at large by the BFA, and all BFA Committee Chairs. The Executive Committee meets most Monday afternoons.
- To run for officer and at-large Executive Committee positions:
- Discuss your candidacy with BFA colleagues and ask one of them to nominate you.
- Post a candidate statement on this webpage. (Contact BFA@colorado.edu.)
- All continuing and newly-elected BFA members are eligible to be nominated for these positions.
- Terms are for one year: from July 1 through June 30.
- To run for BFA Committee Chair positions:
- Discuss your candidacy with your committee. Each committee has its own protocol for selecting its chair.
- Once elected, notify the BFA office at 2-6271 or BFA@colorado.edu.
- Terms are for two years.
If you have any questions or need more information please contact the BFA Office at 2-6271 or bfa@Colorado.edu.
The following faculty have been elected on the 2013 campus-wide electronic ballot:
- Two (2) faculty to represent Boulder Campus Faculty at-large at monthly BFA meetings:
- Horst Mewes, Associate Professor, Political Science
- Bob Ferry, Associate Professor, History.
- Several faculty to serve on the BFA's committees:
- Academic Affairs
- Claudia Mills, Professor, Philosophy
- Administrative Services & Technology
- Paul Voakes, Professor, Journalism
- John Hoover, Associate Research Professor, School of Education
- Administrator Appraisal
- Conrad Stoldt, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
- Roger 'Buzz' King, Professor, Computer Science
- Budget and Planning
- Bill Emery, Professor, Aerospace Engineering
- Ernesto Acevedo-Muñoz, Associate Professor, Film Studies
- Bill McGinley, Associate Professor, School of Education
- Faculty Affairs
- Martin Walter, Professor, Math
- Faculty Compensation and Benefits
- Rebecca Maloy, Associate Professor, College of Music
- Intercollegiate Athletics
- Martha Hanna, Professor, History
- Instructor-Track Faculty Affairs Committee
- Jenny Knight, Senior Instructor, MCD Biology
- Janet Casagrand, Instructor, Integrative Physiology
- Student Affairs
- Steve Vanderheiden, Associate Professor, Political Science
- Wendy Young, Iinstructor, Chemical and Biological Engineering
The following faculty have been elected to the BFA by their individual units:
- New appointments include:
- Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences: James Green
- Business: Maw Der Foo
- Computer Science: Buzz King
- Chemistry / Biochemistry: Cortlandt Pierpont
- Economics: Phil Graves
- Geography: Seth Spielman
- Humanities & the Arts Small Departments: Jeanne Liotta (Film Studies)
- Law School: Aya Gruber
- University Libraries: Peggy Jobe
- Sociology: Sarah Goodrum
Other BFA vacancies remain to be filled by these individual units:
- The BFA also seeks several faculty to represent their individual units at monthly BFA meetings. To make a nomination, first verify that your candidate can attend meetings on the first Thursday of each month from 4:00 to 5:30. Then contact your department head and the BFA Office (2-6271). Units with vacancies include:
- Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
- Political Science
- Social Sciences Small Departments (Communication, Ethnic Studies, Linguistics, Speeach, Language, and Hearing Sciences, Women's Studies)
Eligibility to Nominate and to Serve on the BFA
- UCB faculty with appointments of at least 50% in any rank within these categories: Research Professors; Clinical Professors; Instructors; ROTC faculty; and Professors except adjunct or 'of practice.'