MALT Executive

 

President – Ebony Novakowski

Ebony is a 2013 graduate of the Library and Information Technology program at Red River College, she has been with the MALT Executive since 2014 completing terms as the Communications Coordinator, and Vice President. With a background in technology, and hospitality. Ebony was inspired to become a Library Technician while volunteering with the Rainbow Resource Centre of Winnipeg, and helping them weed and re-label their library collection.

Currently the Copyright Assistant at the University of Winnipeg Ebony works with in the academic Library system to  enforce regulations and provide education on Canadian Copyright. She promotes user rights working with departments and individuals to create copyright awareness. She facilitates access for: professors, instructors, library staff, and students to material they need. Additionally Ebony sits on the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA) Copyright Committee  working to develop and promote the library community’s positions on copyright at the federal level. 

Past work  at the  University of Manitoba libraries Sciences and Technology Library, and as a Public Service Technician at the Exchange District Red River College, John and Bonnie Buhler Library has helped her become versatile “Jack of all Trades” in the Winnipeg Academic Library Community.

Ebony has a background in Social Media as an Internet Moderator, and lives in the West End of Winnipeg with her Wife. Is an advocate for LGBTTQ* awareness  and enjoys baking, cooking, Drag Queen bingo, keeping up with innovative new technology, and compulsively checking her e-mails, and instagram account.

Vice President – Vacant – Accepting Nominations – E-mail us

Past President – Cassie Page

cassieCassie became interested in working in libraries after travelling abroad for many years. In 2011 she decided to return to Winnipeg and enroll in the library and information technology program at Red River College. After graduating in 2013 with honours, she went on to work at the Seven Oaks School division as a casual library technician and carried on her career at the University of Manitoba where she worked at the St John’s College Library and Elizabeth Dafoe library. Cassie is now the Library Technician at École Constable Edward Finney School.

Treasurer – Lindsay Richards

 

Secretary –  Brad Rogowsky

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Brad is an LIT graduate from Red River College and served as MALT representative for his class while in the program. He has worked odd jobs in and out of school, but he figures it’s all about the experience. Now he’s taking a shot at library work which he hopes will be a little more permanent.

Newsletter Editor – Justin Fuhr

Justin graduated from Red River College’s Library & Information Technology program in 2013.  Since then he has worked at a variety of archives and libraries, including Booth University College Library, Winnipeg Public Library, the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Winnipeg Archives, James Richardson & Sons, and the University of Manitoba Libraries. Currently he works at the U of M’s Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library in a public services role.

 He lives in the West End with his wife, in his free time Justin loves to play slo-pitch, sing in a men’s choir, and perform stand-up comedy when the chance arises. Justin is currently completing his Masters of Library and Information Studies through the University of Alberta’s online program.

Membership Coordinator – Melanie Godin

Rural outreach Membership Coordinator – Vacant

Communications Coordinator – Dana Van Aert Pattrosson

Dana graduated with honours from the Library and Information Technology program at Red River College in 2013. After graduating he worked as a Library Technician in St. James-Assiniboia School Division, where he was nominated for the MALT Rising Star Award in 2015. Dana is currently a Library Technician in Seven Oaks School Division. In his spare time he can be caught working on his Motorcycle, playing bass guitar with his friends, and spending time with his loved ones.

 

 

 

2 Responses to MALT Executive

  1. Jessica says:

    Hi,

    Just to let you know that the employment information for Cassie Page needs to be updated. She no longer works for the Science Library at the University of Manitoba.

    Thanks.

  2. MALT Admin says:

    Hello Jessica,

    We are currently in the process of updating our MALT Executive page; we will make sure to update the employment status for Cassie Page.

    Thank you,
    MALT Web Admin

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