The Heart of Research

Decent Work| Respect | Recognition


Members. Educators. Activists.

Bargaining Committee

Federica Berdini

Unit 5 Member Representative
Co-lead Negotiator

Sami Mamand

Unit 5 Member Representative

Jesse Cullen

Co-lead Negotiator (Staff)

Sarah Warren

Third Vice-President, Unit 5

Bargaining Support Committee

Andrey Gornostaev

Unit 5 Lead Steward

Antonio Herrera Martin

Unit 5 Steward

Keleabetswe Lerato Mpye

Unit 5 Steward

Idorenyin Iwe

Unit 5 Steward

Shanice Regis-Wilkins

Staff Organizer

Leo Alcorn

Unit 5 Steward

Hosea Patrick

Unit 5 Steward

Who We Are

First founded in 1973, CUPE 3902 is the largest university-based academic union in Canada. Our local represents workers in a variety of job categories at the University of Toronto, University of St. Michael’s College, and Victoria University.

Who Unit 5 Serves

CUPE 3902, Unit 5, represents over 700 members who work tirelessly as Post Doctoral Fellows at the University of Toronto. We’re educators and academics, who are committed to our communities and our research.