Columbia Sports Store
Once again PMA members are invited to shop at the Columbia Sports Employee Store from August 22 to September 25.

Western Fair
Western Fair District is offering PMA members a further reduction on discounted advance ticket purchases to the Western Fair.

Great Wolf Lodge
Great Wolf Lodge in Niagara Falls is offering exclusive rates for PMA members for November 3, 4 and 5.

Please visit the news section of the PMA members site for more details.


PMA and Louise Koza (Director of Total Compensation) presented a Job Evaluation Workshop to PMA members on Wednesday July 13, 2016.

More information about the presentation and the accompanying powerpoint presentation can be found under News in the Members' Only section.

For those members who were unable to attend, there will be another workshop on November 10. Details to follow.


The 2016 PMA AGM was held on Wednesday, May 18 at noon in the Great Hall. The agenda, minutes, reports and other pertinent information are available in the Members Only section.

The executive for 2016-2017 was approved:
President: Melanie Molnar
1st Vice-President: Julia Beltrano
2nd Vice-President: Nicole Girotti
Secretary-Treasurer: Deanne Babcock
Past President: Chris Thompson


The Spring issue of the PMA newsletter "Connect" is now available in the News Section of the Members' Only website.


Once again Great Wolf Lodge in Niagara Falls is offering exclusive rates for PMA members for Thursday, June 23 and Friday June 24, as well as November 3, 4 and 5. Please visit the News section of the Members' Only page for details.

PMA Retirement Gift Matching Program

At the 2013 PMA Annual General Meeting the membership approved a motion to provide retiring members with a gift entitlement of $250.00.This amount can be applied towards an item purchased by the member. Retiring members are asked to provide their letter from Human Resources confirming their retirement date and the original receipt for the purchase. To be eligible you must be a current dues-paying PMA member, having been a member for at least two years immediately preceding your retirement date.

Please send documents to PMA Office, Room 351, UCC, Western University, London, Ontario, N6A 3K7. If you have any questions, please email

Personal Days

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


PMA Western is on Facebook!

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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?