Tina has been diligently tending TAL's administrative business since 2006, and is our combined archive and oracle. Tina has a Certificate in Management Development from the University of Alberta. She enjoys traveling (especially to visit her granddaughter and grandson in England) and handcrafting amazing greeting cards.
Contact Tina for assistance with:
Board and Member relations
TAL meeting administration
TAL Card supplies
Governance related issues
TAL website support for Board and Member information
Christa has been TAL’s licensing guru since 2006, teleporting in from her home base in northern Ontario via the magic of the Internet. She enjoys negotiating excellent discounts for TAL members, participating in Consortia Canada, and hiking and discovering hidden beaches along Lake Superior.
Contact Christa with all matters related to Licensing, including:
Suggestions for new licensed products for TAL to investigate
Renée has been with TAL since 2011. Renée helms TAL's financial ship with her accountant's eye for detail and deep knowledge of TAL's vision, mission, and values. She is a CPA, CMA, enjoys reading, spending time with her family, and exercises more than the rest of the team combined.
Brian works with TAL's membership to share resources through the province wide discovery system TAL Online, offsite authentication and other projects. He loves working with the amazing library staff across Alberta and Canada to come up with creative solutions to further enhance library service throughout the province.
Contact Brian regarding:
TAL’s IP authentication platform
TAL related technology programs, including EZproxy
Lorisia brings Learn Alberta's Online Reference Centre to life with her enthusiasm to offer training and supporting those who guide Alberta's learners. She is a proud member of the James Smith Cree Nation and recently she completed her MLIS degree at the University of Alberta while presenting across Canada on topics ranging from citation to indigenization. She enjoys reading comics, 3D printing, and travelling to conferences to meet new folks.