Working Groups

NHDS working groups support specific deliverables of the Steering Committee and provide advice and support.

Technical Working Group

Terms of reference


  • Andrea Mills, Digitization Program Manager, Canada Internet Archive (co-Chair)
  • Kathryn Ruddock, Manager, Digitization and Repository Services Libraries and Cultural Resources, University of Calgary (co-Chair)

  • Sasha Adler, Lead Application Developer, Canadian Research Knowledge Network
  • Sharon Farnel, Metadata Coordinator, University of Alberta
  • Emilie Fortin, Section Head, Digitial Production, Bibliothèque de l’Université Laval
  • Tanya Higgins, Collections Manager, Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
  • Dimitrios Latsis, Assistant Professor of Film Studies, Ryerson University
  • Philippe Michon, Semantic Web Analyst, Department of Canadian Heritage
  • Kaye Prince-Hollenberg, Cataloguing and Metadata Librarian, Hamilton Public Library
  • Daniel Sifton, Coordinator, Library Automation and Technical Services, Vancouver Island University
  • Marielle St-Germain, Candidate au doctorat, École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l’information (EBSI)
  • Kat Timms, Senior Project Officer, Library and Archives Canada

Content Working Group

Terms of Reference (to come)


  • Jonathan Bengtson, President, Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL)
  • Geoffrey Harder, Associate University Librarian, University of Alberta
  • Elizabeth Price, Development Manager, Multicultural History Society of Ontario
  • John D. Reid, Genealogist, Ottawa

Communications Working Group

Terms of Reference (to come)

Members (to come)