The PMA Communications & Marketing Committee has secured some great deals for dues paying PMA members, including fitness opportunities and an invitation to the Columbia Store from November 16 to December 13. Visit the News section of the Members' Only page for details and to access the invitation.



The annual PMA holiday lunch will be held on December 9 at noon in the Great Hall. There will be great food and music to kick off the festive season. Please email to reserve your seat.

Memorandum of Agreement

The PMA Negotiations Committee is pleased to report that the PMA membership voted to adopt the tentative Memorandum of Agreement as presented on November 14.. Members voted 96.9% in favour of the MOA, with 63.5% of members casting votes.

Please visit the Documents page on the Members' Only site to view the 2014 Memorandum of Agreement.

PMA Retirement Gift Matching Program

At the 2013 PMA Annual General Meeting the membership approved a motion to provide retiring dues-paying members with a gift entitlement. Please visit the News section of the Members' Only page for details.

Personal Days

As a member of the PMA, you are entitled to two personal days each calendar year.


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The Connect is available on the News page in the Members' Only section.


The PMA Office is open Monday to Thursday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Welcome to the Professional & Managerial Association

You can access a great deal of information concerning your employment at The University of Western Ontario via the items listed in the navigation above. To access the majority of web content, such as agreements, links to documents and policies, you must be a member of the PMA.

Membership in the PMA is voluntary. To become a member, you must first be eligible, which means that you are employed at an Administrative/ Professional salary grade 13 or higher, Computer Services 2-6, Technical 7-8, or University Police Sergeant, and are regular, full-time employees of the University. Our agreement with the University does not generally permit PMA to represent contract employees.

• Opportunities to participate in the development of policies and programs affecting you and your colleagues. These are provided through surveys, contact with members of the PMA Executive and active involvement in one of the PMA Committees.
• Access to stimulating personal, professional and career development activities tailored to the needs of PMA members.
• Assistance and support for any questions or concerns, particularly regarding employment practices and procedures.
• Resources and information on University operations and activities.
• Interaction with the community of professionals and managers on campus.
• Participation in a wide array of University activities in which you may be Interested and where your input makes a difference.

If you are unsure of your eligibility to be represented by PMA, please contact the PMA office.

Are you interested in joining the PMA?