The Canadian Council of Archives (CCA)

As a community, we challenge ourselves to find new and innovative ways of serving Canadians through our network of institutions and organizations

Constitution and Bylaws

For legal information please read this PDF.

Board of Directors

CCA is governed through a Board of Directors that is elected annually  from amongst its members, to whom it is accountable. CCA holds an annual general meeting  where members collectively review, report, plan and coordinate priorities and activities.


Yves A. Lapointe
Director and University Archivist
McGill University Archives


Joanna Aiton-Kerr
Director - Provincial Archivist
Provincial Archives of New Brunswick


Carey Isaak
Project Archivist
Council for Yukon First Nations (CYFN)


Paul Henry
City Archivist
City of Ottawa Archives

Past Board Director

Sarah Glassford
University Archivist
Archives and Special Collections
University of Windsor

Special Advisor

Fred Farrell
Director - Provincial Archivist (Retired)
Provincial Archives of New Brunswick

Special Advisor

Lara Wilson
University Archivist
University of Victoria Archives
(250) 472-4480

Special Advisor - Copyright

Nancy Marrelli
Archivist Emeritus
Concordia University


Office Location:

Canadian Council of Archives
130 Albert Street
Suite 1912
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5G4
Telephone: 613-565-1222
Toll-free: 1-866-254-1403
Fax: 1-855-855-0774

Jo McCutcheon

Executive Director
Ext. 103

Isabelle-D. Alain

Project Manager, Information Technology & Special Projects
Ext. 108

Grace Habtegiorgis

Financial Coordinator, CCA & NAAB
Ext. 111

Louise Charlebois

Program Manager, YCW & Volunteer Coordinator
Ext. 110

Kathleen Pond

YCW Assistant
Ext. 105

Charlotte Forbes

NAAB Coordinator
Ext. 195

Our Members

CCA’s membership includes robustly committed networks of institutions, skilled labour and volunteers that are representative of the Canadian archival community through:

  • The 13 provincial/territorial archival councils whose members makeup Canada’s network of 800 Archives
  • The Council of Provincial and Territorial Archivists (CPTA) whose members are the heads of Canada’s 13 Provincial/Territorial Archives
  • The two national associations representing Canada’s professional archivists – the Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA) and the Association des archivistes du Quebec (AAQ)
  • The federal government member, Library and Archives Canada.

Our Provincial Network Partners