Officers and Committees 2021-2022

AABC Executive

President: Daniel Collins

Vice-President: Katie Sloan

Secretary: Emily Larson

TreasurerStacey Gilkinson

Members-at-Large: Kathryn Louro and Maria Paraschos

Past-Executive Member (Advisory): Jenny Seeman

February 2022 Update: AABC Executive Nominees

Are you interested in guiding the implementation of our new strategic plan? Providing direction on services and educational offerings for archivists and knowledge keepers? Chairing committees and directing volunteers? We want to hear from you! Members of the AABC Executive oversee all aspects of the AABC and we are currently seeking nominees for several roles:

  • Vice-President 

  • Treasurer 

  • Member at Large 2

If you are interested in any of these positions, please contact for more information.


Standing Committees

  • Constitution and By-laws Committee -- Chair: Daniel Collins
  • Indigenous Advocacy Committee -- Chair: Kathryn Louro; Committee: Joy Rowe, Genevieve Weber, Kelly Speak, Celia Nord, Anna Kay Eldridge
  • Grants Committee -- Chair: Kathryn Louro
  • Membership Committee -- Chair: Chloe Powell; Committee: Maxwell Otte
  • Nominations and Elections Committee -- Chair: Kathryn Louro
  • Programs Committee -- Chair: Katie Sloan; Committee: Lara Wilson, Jane Morrison
Terms of Reference -- Programs Committee

    Ad Hoc Committees

    • Finance Committee -- Chair: Stacey Gilkinson; Committee: Maxwell Otte, Victoria McCauley
    • Communications -- Chair: Emily Larson; Committee: Andréa Tarnawsky, Manda Haligowski

    February 2022 Update: Communications Committee: Social Media Volunteer 

    Do you love sharing a classic #ThrowbackThursday? Are you interested in staying up to date on the latest news from archives throughout the province? If so, the Communications Committee is seeking a Social Media Volunteer to run the AABC Twitter and Facebook accounts. The Social Media Volunteer is responsible for planning content to be posted regularly on the AABC Facebook and Twitter feeds with the intent of engaging our members and the public; responding to communications sent via social media; and monitoring analytics for reporting. 

    If you are interested in any of these positions, please contact for more information.


    • British Columbia Archival Education and Advisory Service (EAS): Lisa Glandt
    • British Columbia Archival Network Service (BCANS): Lisa Snider
    • Financial Manager: Karen Blimkie 


      AABC Regional Representatives represent archives and archivists in the various regions of the province and act as liaisons with the AABC Executive. They assist in the organization of meetings and help coordinate special projects within their region.

      Terms of Reference -- AABC Regional Representatives

      February 2022 Update: Regional Representatives

      The AABC is currently seeking Representatives for the following regions: 

      • Central & North Vancouver Island

      • Greater Vancouver

      • BC Northeast

      • Kootenay - Columbia

      If you are interested in any of these positions, please contact for more information.

      South Vancouver Island   

      Chance Dixon   

      Anglican Diocese of Islands and Inlets

      Phone: 250-386-7781


      Central & North Vancouver Island


      Please contact

      Greater Vancouver



      Please contact                                                         

      Fraser Valley

      Val Billesberger                     

      Mission Community Archives

      Phone: 604-820-2621

      Central Interior

      Kim Stathers

      University of Northern B.C. Archives

      Phone: 250-960-6644


      B.C. Northeast


      Please contact

      B.C. Northwest

      Jean Eiers-Page

      Prince Rupert Regional Archives

      Phone: 250-624-3326

      Thompson - Okanagan

      Tara Hurley

      Kelowna Public Archives     

      Kootenay - Columbia


      Please contact the Thompson - Okanagan Regional Rep

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