Board of Directors

Current Board

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Dana McFarland, Chair (term ends 2020; renewable)
Librarian & Coordinator for eResources & Scholarly Communication, Vancouver Island University, BC

Beth Davies, Vice Chair and Chair Elect (term ends 2020; renewable)
Director, Burnaby Public Library, BC

Tracey Therrien, Treasurer (term ends 2020; non-renewable)
Chief Librarian, Nelson Public Library, BC

Dr. Diana Davidson (term ends 2021; non-renewable)
Director, Public Library Services Branch, Municipal Affairs, AB

Deb Hutchison Koep (term ends 2020; renewable)
Chief Librarian, North Vancouver City Library

Shirley Lew (term ends 2021; renewable)
Dean, Learning Services, Vancouver Community College

David Christensen (term ends 2021; renewable)
Technical Consultant, Public Library Services Branch (Manitoba)

Mari Martin, ex officio
Director, Libraries Branch, BC Ministry of Education

Board Meetings

Co-op members are invited to address the board at the beginning of board meetings. If you wish to address the board, please send one week’s prior notice to the Executive Director’s office ( In the interests of efficiency, we ask for a limit of 15 minutes per member delegation, though further discussion and conversation may follow.

Upcoming Meetings

  • The Co-op’s Annual General Meeting is postponed until October 29, 2020, due to COVID-19. Check the Co-op’s Events page for the latest updates.

Recent Meetings