About Us

The Faculty Union is directed by members who are elected to act on the SMUFU Executive Committee and union committees. Members of the SMUFU Executive Committee are elected by the Faculty Union membership each year.

As @ May 1, 2024, the 2024-2025 SMUFU Executive Committee members are:

President – Cathy Conrad
Vice-President – Vurain Tabvuma
Secretary – Maria Gomez
Treasurer – Xiaofei Song
Past President – Ariel Watson

Members-at-large – Claudia De Fuentes, David Bourgeois, Leslie Digdon
Co-Chairs – Grievance & Arbitration Committee (ex-officio) – Luke MacDonald, Diego Rojas
Lead Negotiator (ex-officio) – Bui Petersen


The SMU Faculty Union is affiliated with: