UMFA and the Support Staff may each from time to time appoint in relation to meetings of the Board and Executive Committee a person called an assessor, and a person called an alternate assessor.
1.2 Rights and Responsibilities:
In relation to meetings of the Board and Executive Committee, an assessor shall have the same rights and obligations as a member of the Board and Executive Committee, except that an assessor may not make or amend motions, or vote.
1.3 Alternate Assessors:
In the absence of an assessor from any meeting, the alternate assessor shall have, in relation to that meeting, the same rights and obligations as the absent assessor would have had if present.
1.4 Restrictions Related to Labour Relations:
The assessor appointed by UMFA and by the support staff shall not be a member of their respective bargaining teams, shall be excluded from attendance during deliberations relating to labour relations between the University and UMFA or any other union or employee group, and shall not receive any information relating to such deliberations.