[community] FW: Remunerating advisory committees

Laura Yvonne Bulk laurabulk at gmail.com
Mon Jul 16 18:53:32 UTC 2018


I have a "research team" looking at being blind & belonging in
academia/higher education. Each member (minus me) will be given an
honourarium/stipend, but we haven't decided how much yet (we've discussed
it as a team, and are going to make that decision collaboratively)

I do think it is an important thing to respect members of these
team/committees - and in our society payment seems to be the biggest way we
show respect for someone's time/expertise. All too often I volunteer my
time/expertise/experience for free - which I really do like doing, but I'm
a bit torn - am I perpetuating a disrespectful system by doing this over
and over again?

Great question/consideration.

Laura Yvonne Bulk OT, MOT, BSW
PhD Candidate, Rehabilitation Sciences
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On Mon, 16 Jul 2018 at 11:41, Yarrow, Alexandra <
Alexandra.Yarrow at biblioottawalibrary.ca> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Given the trend of consultation fatigue, I am wondering:
>
>
> ·       if any of you have an accessibility or inclusion-based advisory
> committee (or a similar advisory committee comprising members of the
> disability community), and if so,
>
> ·       do you remunerate them (stipend, expenses or in any other way)?
>
> Thanks!
>
>
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