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Thompson Rivers University Faculty Association

With respect and gratitude TRUFA acknowledges we are on the traditional lands of the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc (Kamloops campus) and the T’exelc (Williams Lake campus) within Secwépemc’ulucw, the traditional and unceded territory of the Secwépemc. Our region also extends into the territories of the St’át’imc, Nlaka’pamux, Nuxalk, Tŝilhqot’in, Dakelh, and Syilx peoples.
The Thompson Rivers University Faculty Association (TRUFA) serves to protect the rights and interests of faculty members. Representing over 700 faculty across two campuses (Kamloops and Williams Lake, BC) TRUFA ensures that the collective rights of its members are supported through ongoing communications and negotiations with Thompson Rivers University administration.

What TRUFA Does

TRUFA advocates for equitable compensation and correct job classifications for members
TRUFA monitors and ensures a safe and respectful work environment for its members
TRUFA provides reliable representation on behalf of all Thompson Rivers University faculty
TRUFA helps to foster a positive working environment and career growth.

Your TRUFA 2024-2025 Table Officers

Tara Lyster


Hafiz Rahman


Amy Paterson

Vice-President, SWCC

Krista Lussier

Vice-President, Stewards

Jennifer Grinstead

Vice-President, WL & Regions

Mark Paetkau

Executive Board Secretary


Read or download the TRU-TRUFA Collective Agreement which is in place from April 2022 to March 31 2025.
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