Board of Directors

Current Board

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Beth Davies, Chair (term ends 2022; renewable)
Chief Librarian, Burnaby Public Library (BC)

Shirley Lew, Vice Chair & Chair Elect (term ends 2023; renewable)
Dean, School of Arts & Sciences, Vancouver Community College (BC)

Deb Hutchison Koep, Treasurer (term ends 2022; renewable)
Chief Librarian, North Vancouver City Library (BC)

David Christensen, Secretary (term ends 2023; renewable)
Library Program and Policy Analyst, Public Library Services Branch, Sport, Culture and Heritage (Manitoba)

Dana McFarland (term ends 2022; non-renewable)
Librarian & Coordinator for eResources & Scholarly Communication, Vancouver Island University (BC)

Anna Babluck (term ends 2022; renewable)
Librarian at large (BC)

Cari Lynn Gawletz (term ends 2023; renewable)
Library Director,  Grand Forks and District Public Library (BC)

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

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

All meeting times are 10:00-11:30 am Pacific, unless noted otherwise.

Recent Meetings