B.A., English & Linguistics, University of British Columbia
M.L.I.S., University of British Columbia
Anna has been working with graduate students since 2002 and has a wide-ranging background in program coordination, librarianship, communications, and administration; extensive experience working with and participating in international exchange programs; as well as several years of experience at UBC, working with various departments and programs in the Faculty of Arts since her own time as an undergraduate student at UBC.
She first worked with Arts Co-op in 2001 during a work term as a shared Communications Assistant with the Dean of Arts Office. Her other co-op positions were as a Technical Communicator for TELUS Enterprise Solutions and as an Academic Office Assistant with the YMCA International College. While completing her M.L.I.S. degree at UBC, Anna completed her practicum and professional experience with the Vancouver Art Gallery Library, worked as a Coordinator for VPL’s Summer Readalong Program, and as a work-study student, managing the Department of Linguistics’ Reading Room.
She has been in her role with the Arts Co-op Program since 2008 and works closely with students, faculty, alumni, and employers of the graduate programs in the Faculty of Arts that offer co-op to their students.
Anna is also actively involved in the Association for Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning BC/Yukon (ACE-WIL). She is currently President of the association and has been Co-Chair of the PD Committee in the past. She chairs the ACE-WIL Board and is a member on the BC WIL Council in her role as President.