Our Board, Capital Campaign Cabinet, Other Volunteers and Staff

Board of Directors

Mary Rivard-David, President
Ryan Tomicic, Vice President
David A. Tarr, Treasurer
Andrew X. Clark, Secretary
Jean Beland
Martin Cundall
Marlynne Gursky
Caroline Jarvis
Kevin Johnston
Elizabeth Lamont
Karin Marks
Jim McRae
Marshall Wansbrough, Past President

Honorary Board Advisor

Mary Leslie-Aitken

Phillip L. Chartrand died peacefully at age 87 on June 8, 2013. He had served on the Board of Directors of the Atwater Library and Computer Centre from the late 1980s until 2009 and after that, was an Honorary Advisor to the Board. He gave steadfast support to the Library during lean years when some people doubted the organization’s future viability.

Capital Campaign – Phase II Co-Chairs

Richard W. Pound
W. David Angus

Capital Campaign – Phase I Cabinet (2012-2013)

Richard W. Pound, Chair
W. John Bennett
Lionel J. Blanshay
Roy L. Heenan
Mary Leslie-Aitken
Hilary Pearson
David A. Tarr
Philip L. Webster


Susan McGuire


There are more than 175 volunteers who are essential to the health and thriving life of our organization. Volunteers do a range of tasks, including working at the circulation desk, the computer centre, the book sale room and tending the garden. Please let us know if you would like to volunteer.


The Atwater Library and Computer Centre has nine full-time-equivalent staff.  The staff is aided by stagiaires, interns and students as well as more than 175 volunteers.

Lynn Verge – Executive Director
Tanya Mayhew – Manager of Administration and Development
*Zile Ozols – Interim Library Manager (until March 2016)
Kelley Rojas – Coordinator of Computer Courses and Room Rentals
Calin Giurgiu – Computer Centre Manager
Eric Craven – Digital Literacy Project Coordinator
Victoria McKinlay – Financial Literacy and Seniors Programs Coordinator
Nina Maness – Saturday and Evenings Manager
Niusha Zohoorian Fooladi – Saturday and Evenings Manager
Mitchell Rayner – Building Custodian

*Aude McDermott – Library Manager (maternity leave until April 2016)