About The Bloggers

Main contributors
Heather Gordon is the City Archivist for the City of Vancouver and serves as the primary editor of AuthentiCity.

Sue Bigelow is a Digital Conservator who is responsible for the preservation of both analogue and digital holdings and for our digitization program.

Jeffery Chong is an auxiliary archival assistant who was responsible for coordination of the  Archives’ Vancouver 125 events in 2011 and continues to assist in outreach programming.

Chak Yung is an Archivist responsible for managing and providing access to City government and private sector records.

Glenn Dingwall is a Digital Archivist responsible for developing policies, procedures and requirements for the Archives’ Digital Preservation Programme.

Sharon Walz is one of our Digital Archivists responsible for managing, preserving and providing access to analogue and born-digital acquisitions.

From 2007 to 2013 Leslie Mobbs was the City Archivist and Director of the Records and Archives Division of the City of Vancouver.

Until June 2014 Jill Teasley was a Digital Archivist responsible for managing, preserving and providing access to analogue and born-digital acquisitions.

From 2009 to 2012 Courtney Mumma was one of our Digital Archivists responsible for managing, preserving and providing access to born-digital acquisitions.

Until August 2013 Cindy McLellan was a Project Archivist responsible for managing, preserving and providing access to moving image and analogue records for specific projects – which now includes the B.C. Sugar fonds.  She also coordinated the volunteers.

Until May 2013 Rosaleen Hill was an auxiliary Digital Conservator who is responsible for the preservation of both analogue and digital holdings.

Melanie Hardbattle was an auxiliary Archivist responsible for the processing of both city government and private sector records.

Jesse Cumming completed a Communications internship at the Archives during the summer of 2012 as part of completing his degree at Concordia University in Montreal.

Archives staff
On staff are  archivists, conservators and technicians who  preserve our holdings and make them available.  They will show you what they do and feature  specific records, events, donors, researchers and new acquisitions.

Students
Graduate students fulfilling professional experience or internship requirements come from archival and conservation programs throughout the world.  Every year, we are privileged to have a new group of passionate students.  They will be sharing their experiences, observations and projects.