Advisory Committee

The BC ELN AskAway Advisory Committee focuses on policy and planning, and operations. It is a subcommittee of the BC ELN Steering Committee.

AskAway Advisory Committee Members

  • advise BC ELN on policy issues
  • represent the interests and concerns of their regions and institution types
  • bring forward issues and suggest initiatives
  • carry out research, or other work, in support of the service and bring back recommendations
  • communicate regularly with their colleagues on the aims and progress of the AskAway service
  • act as 'goodwill ambassadors' for AskAway

Representatives are elected for a two year term commencing October 1, and may be renewed once. The Chair is elected for a one-year term and may be renewed once. The terms of appointment are staggered to allow for continuity. 

Chair
Elaine Fairey Simon Fraser University Term began:
October 1, 2015
Term ends:
September 30, 2017
Urban Colleges
Debbie Schachter Douglas College Term began:
October 1, 2014
Term ends:
September 30, 2018
Regional Universities and Institutes with 4 year Programs
James Rout British Columbia Institute of Technology Term began:
October 1, 2016
Term ends:
September 30, 2018
Rural Colleges
Greg Currie Selkirk College Term began:
October 1, 2015
Term ends:
September 30, 2017
Small Universities
Brenda Mathenia Thompson Rivers University Term began:
October 1, 2015
Term ends:
September 30, 2017
SFU
Elaine Fairey Simon Fraser University
UBC
Lea Starr University of British Columbia Term began:
May 26, 2016
Term ends:
May 26, 2018
UVic
Lisa Petrachenko University of Victoria Term began:
January 25, 2017
Term ends:
January 25, 2019
Member at Large
Scott Marsden Alexander College Term began:
October 1, 2015
Term ends:
September 30, 2017
Lin Brander British Columbia Institute of Technology Term began:
March 1, 2015
Term ends:
September 30, 2018
Cameron Hoffman-McGaw Vancouver Island University Term began:
October 1, 2016
Term ends:
September 30, 2018

Committee membership archive

Library Constituency Group Membership

Urban Colleges

Alexander College
Camosun College
Columbia Bible College
Douglas College
Justice Institute of BC
Langara College
Okanagan College
Vancouver Community College

Regional Universities and Institutes with 4 year Programs

British Columbia Institute of Technology
Capilano University
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
University of the Fraser Valley
Vancouver Island University

Rural Colleges

College of New Caledonia
College of the Rockies
Nicola Valley Institute of Technology
North Island College
Northern Lights College
Northwest Community College
Selkirk College
Yukon College

Small Universities

Emily Carr University
Quest University Canada
Thompson Rivers University
Trinity Western University
University Canada West
University of Northern British Columbia

SFU

Simon Fraser University

UBC

University of British Columbia

UVic

University of Victoria