Casey McCoy-Simmons

she/her/hers
Program Specialist at KidsTek (non-profit in Denver, CO)
Areas of expertise
public libraries, community engagement and outreach, youth programming, teen services, education, tech literacy, media literacy, STEAM and makerspaces
Can help with
career and academic advising, public librarianship, translating library skills to non-profit sector, makerspaces (mobile and youth/teen), community engagement and outreach with underserved communities
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
caseyamccoy@gmail.com, http://caseyamccoy.wordpress.com
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Jan Dawson

she/her/hers
Services and Communications Coordinator, askON Manager at Ontario Colleges Library Service (OCLS)
Areas of expertise
Starting and managing library services, conducting pilot projects, collaborative service models, virtual reference, project management, marketing and communications, leadership and management, conference and event planning, safe spaces and codes of conduct, usability testing
Can help with
Consortia, college library sector, job applications, resumes
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
jdawson@ocls.ca , @nunanishi
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Jennie Rose Halperin

she/her/hers
Communications Manager at Creative Commons, Boston
Areas of expertise
Creative Commons, open source, open web, libraries, public history, community management, growth marketing, email marketing, UX Research, digital strategy, open licensing, copyright, library school debt, etc.
Can help with
mentorship on how to think past the MLS, open source librarianship, grants, non-traditional librarianship, job applications, networking
Can speak
English, German
Can read
English, German, Spanish
Contact
jennie@creativecommons.org , @little_wow
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Jennifer Solomon

she/her/hers
Open Access Librarian at UNC Chapel Hill
Areas of expertise
Open Access, Schol Comm, Knowledge Management, Project Management, E-resources Management, Non-profits, Vendors, Nontraditional Librarian Jobs
Can help with
academic library questions, schol comm, librarian/information science jobs outside of academic libraries, non-profits, project management
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
jsolomon@unc.edu

Kathryn Barrett

she/her
Virtual Reference Services Librarian at Scholars Portal/Ontario Council of University Libraries
Areas of expertise
academic libraries, working at a library consortium, mentorship, coordination and project management, reference (traditional & virtual), training & instruction, working with vendors
Can speak
English (native) & French
Can read
English (native) & French
Contact
kathryn@scholarsportal.info

Katya Pereyslavska

she/her/hers
Online Learning & Accessibility Librarian, Scholars Portal, Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL)
Areas of expertise
library consortia, leadership in higher education, developing and managing new services, high level research and development of toolkits and supporting research materials, external relations, copyright and accessibility, open education, OER
Can help with
mentorship and advice in areas of academic librarianship and leadership, strategies for effective interviews and cover letter writing, cutting edge librarianship competencies and female leadership in higher education.
Can speak
English, Russian
Can read
English, Russian, Ukrainian, German
Contact
katya@scholarsportal.info, @socialbrarian
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Kelsey Merkley

she, her, hers
Public Lead CC Canada, founder Open Textbooks for Africa & UnCommonWomen
Areas of expertise
Creative Commons, OER, Open Licences, Open Access, Community Building , Funding applications, projects design, User Centred Design experience working in Global South
Can help with
Open licence questions, getting involved in CC, Volunteer advice, Non-traditional library work.
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
kelsey@uncommonwomen.org, @bella_velo
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Megan Siu

she/her/hers
Emergency Management Education Research Analyst at the Alberta Emergency Management Agency
Areas of expertise
networking, data analysis and synthesis, report writing, plain language writing, project management, information management, user experience, needs assessments, legal research for the public (using free tools and resources), event planning and facilitation (committees, meetings, workshops, fundraisers)
Can help with
Solo librarianship, non-traditional librarianship, strategies for job hunting/applications/interviews, resume and cover letter feedback, professional networking for introverts, career goal setting, project plans
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
megan.k.siu@gmail.com, @megscellany