The Joint Committee for the Management of the Agreement (JCMA) is a committee, with the partnership of MacEwan University, that meets regularly to ensure the preservation and the upholding of the GMUFA Collective Agreement.
Jasmine French is a native Albertan working in post-secondary education labour for the Grant MacEwan University Faculty Association (GMUFA). As Executive Director, she ensures the GMUFA Board and membership have the essential resources to negotiate and apply the collective agreement. Her experience includes negotiations of contracts, settlements and as a member of bargaining committees.
Previously, Jasmine provided members services for the academic staff at the Association of Academic Staff, University of Alberta. This included representation at tribunals and appeals, preparation of grievances and conflict resolution. Jasmine also provided training and expertise to school councils and fundraising societies through her work with Alberta School Councils’ Association.
Jasmine is trained in mediation, negotiations and restorative practice with a specialized degree in psychology, she has also completed graduate work in the field of organizational development and design.
Jasmine has over 25 years as an advocate providing representation and assistance as well as training, development and facilitation in education and post-secondary education.