Board of Directors

The Library Foundation Board of Directors is a group of people committed to building a library system for future generations. Diverse individuals with unique skill sets, the Board provides regular direction, guidance and oversight to the Library Foundation.


Board members are:

  • enthusiastic supporters and patrons of the Library;
  • donors (through money and time);
  • participants of the Library Foundation’s fundraising initiatives and events;
  • promoters of the Library Foundation’s mission, accomplishments and goals; and,
  • connected in the community and willing to develop and maintain relationships among the Board, committees, staff members, community and volunteers.

Board of Directors

Carl Landry
ARC Financial Group


James Pettigrew
CPA, Retired


Marshall Abbott
Board Director
Chairman and CEO
Bernum Petroleum Ltd.


Mark Asberg
Library Representative
Calgary Public Library

Anthony Giuffre
Board Director
Avenue Living


Janet Hutchinson
Library Board Representative
Calgary Public Library Board Chair


Jason Jogia
Board Director
Chief Investment Officer
Avenue Living Asset Management


Barry McNamara
Board Director
Vice President, Corporate Development and Marketing
Painted Pony Petroleum Ltd.


Patricia Moore
Member Emeritus

Shereen Samuels
Board Director
Director, Students’ Association
Mount Royal University


Sabina Shah
Board Director
Burnstall LLP


Judith Umbach
Board Director
Former Board Chair
Calgary Public Library


Rob Van Wielingen
Board Director
Managing Partner and President
Viewpoint Investment Partners Corp