OLA Elections 

Nominate yourself or a colleague for an OLA Council or Board position!
Nominations are accepted through our online form until November 15 each year. 
Submit a nomination using the online application form

View our video to get a snap shot of how to join OLA's Board and Divisions!


What is involved with becoming an elected OLA Representative?
Board and Councilor Roles and Responsibilities

See below for geographic maps of member regions for OLBA, OSLA, and OPLA. Please note, OSLA combines the northern regions into one council position and OLBA does not have a Metropolitan Toronto region councilor.

Northeastern
Northwestern
Eastern
Central-East
Mid-Central
Central-West
Metropolitan Toronto
Southwestern

Election Guidelines
  • Elections will open early December.
  • You must be a current OLA member to vote.
  • Current members will receive an email link to the voting ballot when elections open.
  • Elections run for 10 days in December. Exact dates will be released in late November. 
  • Election 2018: December 3rd - December 13th 2018
  • Please make sure to follow instructions carefully as you must confirm your vote by a second email or it will not be counted.

Election Nominees

 

OLA Board Vice President




OPLA Vice President


Darcy Glidden

Burlington Public Library












Andrea Cecchetto

Markham Public Library



   

 

OPLA Eastern Region Councillor

Erika Heesen

Perth Union Public Library
   

Ben Shaw

Markham Public Library



OCULA Vice President

Kelly Thompson

Renfrew Public Library




Jennifer Calhoun

Ottawa Public Library





Matthew Rohweder

Wilfrid Laurier University






Amber Lannon

Carleton University




OCULA Councillor-at-Large (2 positions)


Angela Henshilwood

University of Toronto











Natalie Colaiacovo

Centennial College



 



Kailey Brisbin

University of Guelph



Heather Buchansky

University of Toronto

 

Amber Allen

University of Guelph




 


Helen Power

University of Windsor
   

 Jessica Hanley

University of Toronto
 



OSLA Metro Toronto Region Councillor

Donna Sevenpifer

Fanshawe College
     
 


OLBA Vice President

Heather Webb Makin

Eastview Public School
   

Danny Neville

Bayview Glen School
 





Ben Hendriks

Markham Public Library Board
   

Natalie Petra

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Board