Management Team

Meet Your Library Management Team


We pride ourselves in offering the best services possible for our community. Our management team is made up of talented and passionate individuals! Their education, beliefs and interests bring the creativity, skills and passion that fuel everything we do. If you need us, our management team and administrative offices can be found at:

120 Navy St.
Oakville, L6J 2Z4
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Phone: (905) 815-2042
Fax: (905) 815-2024

Charlotte Meissner

CEO
With over 27 years of experience at the Oakville Public Library, Charlotte is extremely passionate and knowledgeable about the role libraries play in building vibrant communities. As CEO, Charlotte leads the planning and development of all our library services in Oakville.

Email: charlotte.meissner@oakville.ca
Phone: (905) 815-2031

Trish Sousadias

Executive Administrator
Responsibilities: Provides support to Board and CEO.

Email: trish.sousadias@oakville.ca
Phone: (905) 815-2042, extension 5023

Janice Kullas

Director, Branch Services / Deputy CEO
Janice plans and manages public service functions and policies for our library system. Does our library service meet your needs? We welcome your opinions; our library is built on the needs of the community.

Email: janice.kullas@oakville.ca
Phone: (905) 815-2035

Grace Poles

Director, Human Resources and Corporate Services
Grace manages the library's finance department, oversees capital and operating budgets and ensures that all facilities are properly maintained. This position ensures that the library complies with all health and safety legislation. The human resources function also falls under Grace's portfolio

Email: grace.poles@oakville.ca
Phone: (905) 815-2026

Tara Wong

Director, Collections and Technologies
This position leads the development of all collections, print and digital, with responsibility for planning and recommending strategies to deliver the most up-to-date web and electronic services to better serve you. This position also supports the growth of our Community Information Service and Bibliographic Services.

Email: tara.wong@oakville.ca
Phone: 905-815-2027

Melanie Burgess

Director, Community Engagement
Melanie oversees the marketing, communications and development functions for the library. Our creative staff are always coming up with new ways to serve the community, and that spurs the marketing and development team on to find new ways to let everyone know about them!

Email: melanie.burgess@oakville.ca
Phone: 905-815-2014

Margaret Cleverdon

Manager, Human Resources
Margaret oversees employee selection and recruitment, staff development and training and ensures HR best practices are followed.

Email: margaret.cleverdon@oakville.ca
Phone: (905)815-5987

Florence De Dominicis

Manager, Programs and Outreach
Florence manages the development of library programs and community partnerships.

Email: florence.dedominicis@oakville.ca
Phone: (905) 815-2042, extension 5189

Susan Kun

Manager, Branch Support
Susan manages the library's circulation operations, reports on performance measures and provides internal support for branch operations.

Email: susan.kun@oakville.ca
Phone: (905) 815-2042, extension 5141

Leslie Sutherland

Manager, Collections
Leslie manages the development of collections in all formats for adults, teens and children.

Email: leslie.sutherland@oakville.ca
Phone: (905) 815-2042, extension 2029

Lila Saab

Branch Manager, West Oakville
Lila manages both the Glen Abbey and Woodside Branches, including the partnership with the Glen Abbey Community Centre. Special Services, including delivering reading material to homebound customers, operates out of Woodside.

Email: lila.saab@oakville.ca
Phone: (905) 815-2042, extension 3596

Woodside Branch Glen Abbey Branch
1274 Rebecca St. 1415 Third Line
Oakville, L6L 1Z2Oakville, L6M 3G2

Andra Steele

Branch Manager, Central Oakville and Youth Advocate
Andra manages both the Central and White Oaks Branches, including the partnership with the White Oaks Secondary School. As Youth Advocate, Andra works to ensure the library is welcoming to children and teens.

Email: andra.steele@oakville.ca
Phone: (905) 815-2042, extension 5063

White Oaks Branch Central Branch
1070 McCraney St. East (inside White Oaks Secondary School) 120 Navy St.
Oakville, L6H 2R6Oakville, L6J 2Z4

Cathy Burke

Branch Manager, East Oakville
Cathy manages both the Iroquois Ridge and Clearview Neighbourhood Branches, including partnerships with the Iroquois Ridge Community Centre and James W. Hill Public School.

Email: cathy.burke@oakville.ca
Phone: (905) 815-2042, extension 5906

Clearview Branch Iroquois Ridge Branch
2860 Kingsway Dr (inside James W. Hill Public School) 1051 Glenashton Dr.
Oakville, L6J 6R3Oakville, L6H 6Z4

Nancy LeGrow

Supervisor, Cataloguing and Acquisitions
Nancy oversees the work of staff who order, catalogue and package the titles that you see in our branches. Interlibrary loans and newspaper digitization are also handled in Bibliographic Services.

Email: nancy.legrow@oakville.ca
Phone: 905-815-2042, extension 5049

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