CUWFA Board Election

CUWFA Board Elections, March 21-24, 2017

This is your chance to shape the future of CUWFA. Cast your vote today and choose up to three (3) candidates to help lead CUWFA during the 2017-2020 Term. All the candidates provided biographical statements (below) outlining their personal and professional history as it relates to work/life issues in higher education and their specific areas of interest for involvement in the Board.

The candidates for CUWFA Board 2017-2020 are:

  • Rebecca Balkin- Columbia University [BIO]alt
  • Andie Rowe - American University [BIO]
  • Magdalena Rydzy- University of Toronto [BIO] alt
  • Michele Vancour- Southern Connecticut State University [BIO] alt


Board Member Nomination and Election Process

  • Any current CUWFA member is eligible to run for the Board* and may be nominated by any member, including themselves. (*Except that members who have already served two consecutive terms on the Board must be off the Board at least one year before they are eligible to serve again.)
  • A description of Board member responsibilities is available here.alt
  • Interested candidates should submit their nominations no later than February 24, 2017.
  • Candidate information will be posted to this page in late January. 
  • The deadline to vote is Friday March 24, 2017.
  • Newly elected board members’ names will be announced early April 2017. New board members will start their term at the annual conference in Providence, RI.

Questions about the board election process can be directed to Election Committee Chair: Lori Strom (