Canadiana.org is an independent, registered charity established in 1978 to raise funds, and receive donations and grants.
With a pan-Canadian perspective, Canadiana.org aims to involve many types of partners and sectors in the membership and governance of the organization. Governance will be as representative as possible of these many constituent sectors.
Board of Directors
Canadiana.org is a membership organization governed by an active volunteer Board of Directors made up of distinguished scholars and representatives of major research libraries from across Canada.
To ensure robust national representation, the Canadiana Board of Directors has three permanent members. They are:
- Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec
- Canadian Association of Research Libraries
- Library and Archives Canada
The remaining members of the Board of Directors are elected by a majority vote during the Annual General Meetings of the organization.
Directors hold office for a term of two years, and are eligible for re-election for one further such term.
Committees and User Groups
Canadiana.org benefits from the strategic advice and input of various committees and user groups. These groups, populated by scholars and librarians, ensure that the work of Canadiana.org remains relevant and useful for the community at large.
Canadiana.org is governed by a set of by-laws. These by-laws ensure that Canadiana.org meets the governance requirements of the organization.
The day-to-day operations of Canadiana.org are managed by the Executive Director and Canadiana.org staff members.