Governance & Structure

Membership

Canadiana.org governance strives to be representative of the many constituent sectors within the memory community, including libraries, archives, government bodies, museums, and historical societies. A pan-Canadian structure encourages all regions and sectors to participate in the vision, governance and financial support of the organization, a collaborative approach which  gives Canadiana.org the flexibility to grow and the agility to respond to changing opportunities.

Membership, 2013-14

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:

• Advisory Committees (Early Canadiana Online)
Metadata Consultations Group
• Priority Advisory Groups

By-laws

The by-laws which set out the governance requirements of the organization are available for download (PDF, 257KB).

Board of Directors

Canadiana.org is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors made up of distinguished scholars and representatives of major memory institutions across Canada. Elected by a majority vote during Canadiana.org Annual General Meetings, directors hold office for a term of two years, after which they are eligible for re-election for one further term.

leslie_weirLeslie Weir

President, Canadiana.org
University Librarian
University of Ottawa

 

 

jonathan_bengtsonJonathan Bengtson

Vice-President, Canadiana.org
University Librarian
University of Victoria

 

 

larry_alfordLarry Alford

Treasurer, Canadiana.org
University Chief Librarian
University of Toronto Libraries

 

 

lesley_balcomLesley Balcom

Director of Libraries
University of New Brunswick

 


 

vickery_bowlesVickery Bowles

City Librarian
Toronto Public Library

 


 

danielle_chagnon

Danielle Chagnon

Directrice Générale de la Conservation
Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec

 

 


heather_gordonHeather M. Gordon

City Archivist
City of Vancouver

 

 

 

karen_grant

Karen Grant

Provost and Vice-President, Academic & Research
Mount Allison University

 

 

 

craig_heronCraig Heron

Professor
Department of History
York University

 

 

johanna_smithJohanna Smith

Director General, Services Branch / 
Directrice générale, Direction des services
Library and Archives Canada /
Bibliothèque et Archives Canada