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.

    Adrian Maas

    Director of Finance, CGA

    amaas [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca

    250.729.2319

    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, information technology and purchasing.

    Harold Kamikawaji

    Director of Human Resources, BComm, CHRP

    hkamikawaji [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.

    Jamie Anderson

    Director of Library Services and Planning

    janderson [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca

    250.729.2304

    The Director of Library Services and Planning oversees the operations, personnel, collections and programming of VIRL’s 39 libraries, in addition to leading system-wide strategic planning, marketing and communications.

Leadership Team

    Melanie Barnum

    Divisional Manager, Human Resources/Training

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

    250.729.2302

    Natasha Bartlett

    Marketing and Communications Officer

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

    250.753.1154 x 249

    Laura Beswick

    Divisional Manager, Collections & Support Services

    lbeswick [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca

    250-729-2321

    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

    Steve Hurcombe

    Divisional Manager, Finance

    shurcombe [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca

    250.729.2312

    Jason Kuffler

    Divisional Manager, Community Engagement

    Lee Lively

    Divisional Manager, Facilities

    llively [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca

    250.729.2314

    Melanie Reaveley

    Divisional Manager, Customer Experience

    mreaveley [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca

    250.466.4391

Office of the Executive Director

    Mariah Patterson

    Executive Assistant

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

    250.729.2310

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