As the Professional Officer for the Faculty Association, Graham provides support for members in resolving workplace disputes and in understanding their rights under the Collective Agreement. The Professional Officer also conducts strategic research, communications, and bargaining support, as needed.
Before joining the GMUFA, Graham served as President of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 3906, advocating for academic workers, including Teaching and Research Assistants, Sessional Faculty, and Postdoctoral Fellows at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. He has extensive experience in conflict resolution, grievance handling, member education and engagement, and collective bargaining, and he understands the unique challenges that academics face in their workplaces.
If you have a question about the Collective Agreement or would like to speak to Graham about an employment issue, he can be reached via email at FAOffice@macewan.ca.