CUPE 1615 Development Fund

University employees who are members of CUPE 1615 are eligible to apply for funding to support their professional development. An annual $50,000 professional development fund has been in place since April 1, 2009.
The following is an outline of application deadlines, committee meeting dates, and decision communication dates for the fiscal year April 1, 2010 to March 31, 2011.
Application DeadlinesCommittee MeetingsDecisions Communicated By
February 5, 2010February 19, 2010March 5, 2010
June 4, 2010June 18, 2010July 4, 2010
November 5, 2010November 19, 2010December 3, 2010
Note: Late Applications will not be accepted.

The Application form must include a breakdown of all costs associated with attending the development event. These costs can include air transportation, ground transportation, meals, registration fees, and accommodations. Please refer to the Travel - General Policy for information. Membership fees are not funded.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate the efforts they have made to secure funding from other sources. Successful applications usually are cost shared with the employee's department, school, or faculty.

Please contact Lisa Curran, Manager, Employee Relations, for information concerning the development fund. Completed applications are to be submitted to Ms. Curran's attention.

Committee Members are:

Theresa Antle, CUPE 1615
Robert Barker, Management
Linda Corbett, Management
Lisa Curran, Management
Beverley Greene, CUPE 1615
Mike Murphy, CUPE 1615
Fred Walsh, CUPE 1615


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