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The Canadian Library Association is located in Ottawa, Ontario and employs 9 full and part-time staff, 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. The following list identifies areas of responsibility for each CLA Staff member to assist you in directing your inquiries.

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)

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.
Christopher Culhane
Program Coordinator, Young Canada Works (YCW) (613) 232-9625 Ext 321
Young Canada Works (YCW)
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.

Marketing & Communications
(Currently vacant)

(613) 232-9625

Until further notice please contact the following people for;

  • Conference & Trade Show: please contact Wendy Walton at
  • Membership, committees, or networks: please contact Geraldine Hyland at
  • Career Ads, and Feliciter Articles & Ads: please contact Beverly Bard at
  • Website, Banner ads: please contact
Geraldine Hyland
Member Services Manager (613) 232-9625 Ext 301
Membership information and applications; subscriptions and Awards; Library Book Shipping Tool.

Valoree McKay
Executive Director
(613) 232-9625 Ext 306 or
Advocacy and government relations; governance; finance and administration; external relations.
Wendy Walton
Wendy Walton
Conference & Events Manager (613) 232-9625 Ext 302
Conference and events management
Penny Warne
Web & IT Infrastructure Manager (613) 232-9625 Ext 320
Webmaster & IT Administrator

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