Advisory Committee

Terms of Reference


  • Provide guidance and advice on PKP’s evolving governance and organizational structure
  • Provide input on general strategic direction and priorities for PKP’s software development and related activities
  • Review PKP financial reports and provide advice on ongoing sustainability


  • Chair, selected by Advisory Committee for a two year term
  • 1 representative from each of the PKP Development Partners
  • 1 representative from Érudit
  • Chair of Technical Committee
  • Chair of Members Committee
  • 2 representatives from the Members Committee, for two year terms
  • PKP Director (ex officio)
  • PKP Managing Director (ex officio)


Every 6 – 8 weeks.

Current Members

  • Allan Bell (Chair, UBC)
  • Gwen Bird (SFU)
  • Talia Chung (OCUL)
  • Aaron Brenner (Pittsburgh)
  • Marc Bria (Tech Cmte Chair, Spain)
  • Geoffrey Harder (Alberta)
  • Kaitlin Newson (Members Cmte Chair, Scholars Portal)
  • Tanja Niemann (Erudit)
  • Kevin Stranack (PKP)
  • Marco Tullney (TIB)
  • John Willinsky (PKP)