We have a distributed workforce: our staff and board live in communities large and small, all across the country, just as our members do.
For more information, view our organization chart (managers are represented in blue; coordinators in green).
Co-op Managers and Service Leads
1.855.383.5761 x 1009 | email@example.com
Ayesha manages the financial oversight and HR responsibilities within the Co-op. With a professional background in operations and member engagement in the non-profit sector, she has a strong commitment to the sector and towards supporting the Co-op in making a positive impact to its members. She is an active volunteer in the community and an advocate for environmental protection sitting on her municipal advisory committee for the environment.
1.855.383.5761 x 1013 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Sharon’s responsibilities include Sitka’s Evergreen, Co-op Support, communications, policy/governance and Board support. She has over 25 years of management experience across public and non-profit sectors, including leading ILS migrations for hundreds of libraries, managing collection development and technical services for a large urban public library, and as coordinator of library systems and services for one of Canada’s largest school districts. She has served as a director on the Evergreen Oversight Board, as a representative on the BC Public Library Partners and currently represents the Co-op in its Collaborator role on the Evergreen Community Development Initiative.
NNELS Project Coordinator
1.855.383.5761 x 1034 | email@example.com
Kris has 15 years of experience managing library IT departments and working with library service improvement projects. Before NNELS, Kris held positions in regional libraries in BC and Alberta, and also worked in the academic library environment. Kris is interested in open access and providing information services to diverse communities.
Manager of the National Network for Equitable Library Service
Daniella Levy-Pinto (she/her) is the Manager of the National Network for Equitable Library Service NNELS, leading digital accessibility initiatives. Daniella works to promote and inform a shift towards born-accessible-content and inclusive design. She is totally blind and has used assistive technologies for over 25 years in academic and professional settings. Daniella holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Toronto.
Systems Manager, LibPress Service Lead, Privacy & Security Officer
1.855.383.5761 x 1028 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Scott is a technologist and open content/open network activist. In the past, Scott has volunteered for the Mozilla Webmaker initative and served as a Board Member for Openmedia.org. Before joining the Co-op, Scott worked on Open Education and Open Textbooks with BCcampus, and has been online since long before there was a web.
1.855.383.5761 x 1001 | email@example.com
Kevin joined the BC Libraries Coop in March of 2018. He has spent over 20 years working in education with a focus on capacity building and advocacy work. He has co-founded two capacity building organizations and built Canada’s largest social change leadership training organization. He was the Vancouver School Board’s first Sustainability Coordinator where he worked on both programs and policy. He has served as a School Board Trustee in Vancouver, as the Board Chair of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives BC-Office, and on the boards of The Centre for Civic Governance, The BC Civil Liberties Association and Theatre for Living. He is also an advisor with the Small Change Fund and Upstream.
Licensing and Business Development Manager
1.855.383.5761 x 1015 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Tami currently manages a large range of discounted products and services for Co-op member libraries. With over 17 years in public and special libraries, she has a strong commitment to supporting libraries through changing times. She believes that library cooperation and collaboration are the keys to resilience in the face of uncertainty. She previously held junior management positions related to electronic resources and collections at the Vancouver Public Library.