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Governance Categories

The BC ELN governance model is designed for equitable representation by all partner libraries and effective communication with all key stakeholders.

Steering Committee Membership

  • 4 Partner Library Director representatives for full member categories* (elected by the Directors of each library group):
    • Associate Members
      (Acsenda School of Management, Alexander College, Columbia Bible College, Columbia College, Quest University Canada, University Canada West)
    • Urban Colleges
      (Camosun College, Douglas College, Justice Institute of BC, Langara College, Okanagan College, Vancouver Community College)
    • Rural Colleges
      (College of New Caledonia, College of the Rockies, Nicola Valley Institute of Technology, North Island College, Northern Lights College, Northwest Community College, Selkirk College, Yukon College)
    • Regional Universities and Institutes with 4 Year Programs
      (British Columbia Institute of Technology, Capilano University, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Vancouver Island University, University of the Fraser Valley)
    • Small Universities
      (Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Royal Roads University, Thompson Rivers University, Trinity Western University, University of Northern BC)
  • 3 University Librarians
  • 1 representative from SFU as the host institution

Non-voting members include:

  • 1 representative of the Ministry of Advanced Education
  • BC ELN Executive Director

*As per 2010 Steering Committee Terms of Reference review, legacy institutions in full member categories include Trinity Western University and Yukon College.