EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Nathan Whalen is a Senior Instructor II of Spanish, in the Department of Romance Languages, and has worked at the University of Oregon since 2001. He is interested in and teaches courses dealing with cultural geography, social and political change, and artistic manifestations in Latin America. Nathan has served as a Humanities Representative and sat on the Communication, Organizing, and Grievance Committees with United Academics. He is also the Chair of the Collective Bargaining Committee. When not around campus teaching, grading, and engaged in moderate syndicalist rabble-rousing, Nathan enjoys traveling and attempting to grow and process more fruits and vegetables than is frankly necessary.
VICE PRESIDENT FOR TENURE-TRACK FACULTY AFFAIRS
VICE PRESIDENT FOR NON-TENURE-TRACK INSTRUCTIONAL FACULTY AFFAIRS
Mike Urbancic is an Instructor in the Department of Economics, where he has worked since 2012. He teaches large lectures of principles of macroeconomics and a survey course for non-majors as well as introductory courses in urban economics and game theory. Mike serves as one of the two primary advisors for his department, and he sits on the Board of Directors of The Duck Store. His interests include stargazing (when the weather allows), playing tabletop games, and writing song parodies.
VICE PRESIDENT FOR NON-TENURE-TRACK RESEARCH FACULTY AFFAIRS
CHAIRS OF THE DIVERSITY AND EQUITY COMMITTEE
CHAIR OF THE GRIEVANCE AND CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE
CHAIR OF THE ORGANIZING and MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE
David Woken is the History and Latin American Studies Librarian at the UO Libraries, building the library's collections for History, Spanish and Portuguese, Latin American Studies, African Studies, and Medieval Studies as well as providing research and instructional support for faculty across these disciplines and programs. He is also the curator of the archival collections on Latinx history housed in UO Libraries' Special Collections and University Archives, particularly the records of the Oregon farmworker union Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste (Northwest Tree Planters and Farmworkers United, PCUN). Prior to becoming a librarian he studied Latin American labor history, focusing on the anarchist militants of early twentieth-century Argentina. His professional interests include the use of critical pedagogy with archival collections, open access publishing in the global south, and the history of Oregon's Latinx community.
CHAIR OF THE STATE AND HIGHER EDUCATION ISSUES COMMITTEE
Forest (Tres) Pyle is Professor of English Literature and has been at the University of Oregon since 1989. His research and teaching interests include British Romanticism, literary and critical theory, and contemporary literature and culture. He has served United Academics in various capacities, and he is presently a vice president at-large for AFT-Oregon.