PACBIC seeks a Co-Chair, Faculty and a Vice-Chair, Staff

The President’s Advisory Committee on Building an Inclusive Community (PACBIC) identifies issues and advances strategies related to equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) at McMaster.  PACBIC also submits annual reports and makes recommendations for action to the President, the University Planning Committee (UPC) and other relevant University bodies in order to channel EDI advice through the University structure; provides feedback to the President on institutional progress involving the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of University strategies, policies and programs to support the advancement of EDI priorities and goals; and, organizes and supports avenues for discussion, reflection and learning on issues of inclusion, equity and community-building in a manner that is in keeping with and empowered by institutional values and commitments to creating spaces for respectful and responsible dialogue and debate.

PACBIC is seeking interested candidates for the roles of Co-Chair, Faculty and Vice-Chair, Staff.  For more information about each of these roles, please visit:

In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, PACBIC seeks interested staff and faculty members who share a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.  PACBIC particularly welcomes membership applications from persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons, members of racialized communities, women and LGBTQ+ community members.

Please apply no later than August 15, 2019 to or drop an application package off to the Equity and Inclusion Office, University Hall 104.  An on-line application form is available at:  Additional documentation may be emailed to or dropped off at University Hall 104.

PACBIC Membership information:

If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact Vilma Rossi at 905-525-9140, Extension 24235 or