Executive Leadership Group

    Rosemary Bonanno

    Executive Director, BA, MLS

    rbonanno [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca

    250.729.2313

    The Executive Director reports directly to the Library  Board.  The Executive Director plays a key role in system-wide strategic planning, provides advice to the Library Board, and is responsible for the day-to-day operation of Vancouver Island Regional Library.

    Lis Pedersen

    Director of Human Resources

    lpedersen [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca

    250.729.2306

    The Director of Human Resources plays a key role in system-wide strategic planning and provides advice to the Library Board.  The position is responsible for the overall management and administration of the human resources division, working in the areas of human resources, labour relations, and occupational health and safety.

    Joel Adams

    Director of Finance

    jadams [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca

    250.729.2312

    The Director of Finance plays a key role in system-wide strategic planning and provides advice to the Library Board. The position is responsible for the overall management and administration of the finance division working in the areas of finance, facilities, and purchasing.

    David Carson

    Director, Corporate Communications and Strategic Initiatives

    dcarson [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca

    250.753.1154 x 248

    The Director of Corporate Communications and Strategic Initiatives ensures that VIRL’s strategic plan is executed through initiatives, promotions, and marketing. The position advises and steers VIRL in the areas of media relations and internal and external communications with stakeholders.

Leadership Team

    Geoffrey Allen

    Divisional Manager, Discovery and Access

    gallen [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca

    250.729.2321

    Melanie Barnum

    Divisional Manager, Office of the Executive Director

    mbarnum [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca

    250.729.2302

    Natasha Bartlett

    Divisional Manager, Marketing and Communications/Privacy

    nbartlett [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca

    250.753.1154 x 249

    Jennifer Bond

    Divisional Manager, Finance

    jbond [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca

    250-729-2304

    David Derby

    Divisional Manager, IT

    dderby [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca

    250.729.2325

    Wayne Hartley

    Divisional Manager, Human Resources/Safety

    whartley [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca

    250.729.2328

    Lisa House

    Human Resources Officer

    lhouse [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca

    250-729-2335

    Christian Rasmussen

    Position: 

    Information Technology Operations Manager

    Telephone: 

     250.758.4697 x 319

    E-mail: 

     crasmussen [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca

Office of the Executive Director

    Mariah Patterson

    Temporary Executive Assistant

    mpatterson [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca

    250-585-9072

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