Led by the Super Conference Executive of Richard Reid, OLA President and Co-Chairs Zack Osborne and Elizabeth Obermeyer-Kostash, the planning team meets monthly for 10 months leading up to the conference. They plan all of the elements of the conference program and provide input on keynote speakers. 

Super Conference 2019 Planning Team

OLA President:

Richard Reid, Durham DSB


Elizabeth Obermeyer-Kostash, Juravinski Cancer Centre
Zack Osborne, St. Michael’s Hospital

OCULA Planners:

Zack MacDonald, St. Jerome’s University
Andrew Colgoni, McMaster University

OPLA Planners:

Megan Paquette, London PL
Hamid Printer, Toronto PL

OSLA Planners:

Diana Maliszewski, Toronto DSB
Kate Johnson-MacGregor, Grand Erie DSB

OLBA Planners:

Ben Hendricks, Markham PL Board
Mariam Hamou, London PL Board

OLITA Planners:

Lee Puddephatt, Halton Hills PL
Matt Rohweder, Wilfrid Laurier University


Véronique Labonté, Ottawa PL

Careers/Mentoring Committee:

Lisa Weaver, Hamilton PL
Kailey Brisbin, University of Guelph

Special Library Committee:

Lindsay Gibb, OCAD U

Indigenous Stream Planners:

Nancy Cooper, Southern Ontario Library Service
Deanna Nebonionquit, Ontario Library Service - North

OHLA Planners:

Amanda Caputo, Sault Area Hospital
Carolyn Pecoskie, Trillium Health

Library Technician Planner:

Mary Chisholm, Prince Edward DSB

Volunteers Coordinators:

Manda Vrkljan, University of Toronto
Lauren Flattery, Durham DSB

OLA Staff Lead:

Emily Burns, Education and Conference Manager, OLA

EXPO Lead:

Jefferson Gilbert, Gap Point Reach