FLA Executive 2019 - 2020


Jessica Leslie

Jessica earned her MLIS from Western University in 2017. She is an Instruction Librarian at SAIT. In her spare time Jessica enjoys live music, writing, reading, and cooking.

Vice President

James Murphy

Newly elected - Bio coming soon!


Donna Campbell

Donna is currently teaching in the Library Technicians program at SAIT. Donna's education includes degrees in computing science, library science, an MBA and a doctorate in Higher Education. She has worked in academic, government and special libraries, and is Past President of the Alberta Library Trustees Association. Her spare time is spent catering to the whims of her rescue cats, travelling when she can get away, and keeping up with her Book Club readings. She looks forward to contributing to FLA and meeting new members.


Christie Hurrell

Christie Hurrell is the Digital Initiatives and Scholarly Communications librarian at the University of Calgary. Her role involves advancing digital research initiatives and partnerships, and working on open access and scholarly communication initiatives. Christie’s research and practice interests stem from her interest in new ways of sharing and tracking the impact of research. She received her MLIS from UBC in 2012.


Taryn Canete

Newly elected - Bio coming soon!


Chantal de Medeiros

Chantal has been working in a diverse range of library roles since 2006. She received her Master of Library and Information Studies in 2013 at Dalhousie University, as well as her Bachelor of Arts in Classical, Medieval & Renaissance Studies in 2011 at the University of Saskatchewan. Her extensive library background also includes over ten years of event co-ordinating and planning, and she recently delivered a talk about event planning within libraries, at Parkland Regional Library in Lacombe, AB. In her spare time, you can always find her with her nose in a book, planning out ideas for events and books, researching history and mythology, and traveling.


Chelsea Murray

Newly elected - Bio coming soon!

Ingrid Reiche (outgoing)

Ingrid is the Metadata Librarian at the University of Calgary. She earned a MI (LIS) from the University of Toronto in 2012, and an MA in English and the Digital Humanities from Carleton University in 2016. As a somewhat new Calgarian she enjoys searching out new places for outdoor adventures canoeing, hiking and camping. The FLA has provided her with a great opportunity to socialize with the local library and information communities. She redesigned this website before leaving her position as the FLA's webmaster in October 2019.


Sara Sharun

Sara earned her MLIS from UBC in 2010. She is a librarian at Mount Royal University, working primarily with students and faculty in the Journalism, Public Relations, Broadcasting and Social Work programs.

FLA Connects

Sara Sharun