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The Canadian Library Association is located in Ottawa, Ontario and employs 7 full and part-time staff/contractors, headed by the Executive Director.

You may contact the CLA by traditional mail:

Canadian Library Association
1150 Morrison Drive, Suite 400
Ottawa, ON K2H 8S9
Tel.: (613) 232-9625
Fax:  (613) 563-9895

Please feel free to contact any member of the staff at (613) 232-9625 (or the specified e-mail address) with your questions, comments, concerns or requests.

Not sure who to contact? Use these...
  • ~ Inquiries and orders for CLA & ALA publications
  • ~ Inquiries about membership services, renewals, or to join the association
  • ~ General inquiries on CLA programs and services
  • ~ Inquiries or comments on Feliciter or the CLA monographs publishing program (for orders please contact
  • ~ Inquiries on Library Materials Shipping Tool (Formerly Library Book Shipping Tool)
  • ~ Inquiries on CLA National Conference and Trade Show

If you experience any difficulties emailling CLA, we have a general email account at


Name Title Coordinates Position
Beverly Bard
Beverly Bard
Desktop Publisher/Book Review Coordinator (613) 232-9625 Ext 324
Layout of Feliciter, monographs, book reviews, and promotional materials. Career and Feliciter Advertising.
Anita Fortier
Orders Administrator (613) 232-9625 Ext 310
Order processing for CLA publications, ALA editions and the CLA Boutique; order and invoice inquiries for publications.
Geraldine Hyland
Member Services Manager (613) 232-9625 Ext 301
Membership information and applications; subscriptions and Awards; Library Book Shipping Tool; CLA Networks.
Jon MacDougall
Program Coordinator, Young Canada Works (YCW) (613) 232-9625 Ext 321
Young Canada Works (YCW)

Valoree McKay
Executive Director
(613) 232-9625 Ext 306
Advocacy and government relations; governance; finance and administration; external relations.



Name Title Coordinates Position
Wendy Walton
Wendy Walton
Contractor (613) 232-9625 Ext 302
Conference and Event Management
Penny Warne
Contractor (613) 232-9625 Ext 320
Web & IT Infrastructure Management; Website banner and Digest ads.

If you have any technical difficulties with please contact the CLA Webmaster at .
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