Adriana A. Davies, Ph.D., Executive Director, Heritage Community
Adriana is a material culture specialist and was the Science, Technology, Industry and Material Culture editor of The Canadian Encyclopedia. She has worked in the heritage field for more than 25 years as a researcher, Executive Director of Museums Alberta and as the Executive Director of the Heritage Community Foundation. She has developed, resourced and implemented a range of website development and cultural digitization projects. She has extensive networks in the heritage and education fields. She has also worked with First Nations communities on such projects as the Lost Identities Aboriginal Project, the Treaty 8 Virtual Exhibit, the Elders Voices Cultural Digitization Project Proposal and the Nature's Law: Legal Codes of Alberta's First Nations.
David Ridley, B.Ed., M.T., Director of Research and Youth Programs, Heritage Community Foundation
is a former Research Associate at the Provincial Museum of Alberta. He is a specialist in community studies and has done extensive oral history work with David Goa, Curator of Folk and Religious Life, with respect to the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, Alberta's Islamic community and other ethnocultural communities. He has been involved in all of the Heritage Community Foundation's websites in ensuring accuracy and authority of content.
Kim Palmer, B.A., M.A., Web Projects Manager/Senior Webmaster, Heritage Community
Kim began work with the Heritage Community Foundation as an intern and has worked as a contractor on the majority of the Foundation's web projects. She is currently finishing the Computer Systems Technology diploma at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. She has both content and technical expertise and has been hired to lead digitization projects.
Cindy Ewanus, B.Sc.(Arch), Senior Researcher, Heritage Community
Cindy began work with the Heritage Community Foundation on a contract basis for the Alberta's Italian Community website project and was involved in the digitizing/indexing/cataloguing on the CCOP Edmonton: The Making of a City Cultural Digitization Project. She will have similar duties on the current project. She has a certificate in IT,
E-media and Design from DevStudios.
Network Administrator and Systems Manager, Heritage
Davor Babic has worked for the Heritage Community Foundation
since April 2001 on a range of website development projects
as senior programmer. He is responsible for
developing, testing and implementing the site database.
Shawn Blais, Webmaster
Shawn Blais has worked for the Heritage Community
Foundation since August 2001 on a range of website
development projects as webmaster. He is responsible
for developing, testing and implementing the site database;
digitizing oral histories; implementing graphic and database
design; creating metadata and ensuring proper
cataloguing and indexing; and providing quality assurance
Ryan Majeau, B.Des, Junior Webmaster, Heritage Community
Ryan has just begun work on a contract basis with the Foundation. He has a Bachelor of Design from the University of Alberta and has extensive experience in 3-D modeling, graphic design and layout.
Tessier, Junior Webmaster, Heritage Community
Lorne has just begun work as an intern with the Foundation.
He is currently working towards a
Bachelor of Applied Information System Technology at the
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology and has experience in systems analysis and programming for the web.
Rachel Leong, Junior Programmer, Heritage Community
Rachel has just begun work as an intern with the Foundation. She is currently working towards a
Bachelor of Applied Information System Technology at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and has experience in systems analysis and programming for the web.
Lessner, B. Tech., Programmer
Dwayne first begun work as an intern with the Foundation. He has just recently completed his Bachelor of Applied Information Systems Technology
with honours from the Northern Alberta Institute of
Technology and has extensive knowledge and experience in working with
multiple web development software packages including FrontPage,
Foundation and provides other web consulting with
Nicolas de Boon, Junior Programmer
Nicolas is a NAIT graduate and practicum student with
the Heritage Community Foundation. He has
digitized Il Congresso articles and designed
the searchable database for the articles.
MacLean, Junior Programmer
Roger is a NAIT graduate and practicum student with the
Heritage Community Foundation. He has digitized Il
Congresso articles and designed the searchable database
for the images.
Michael Flewwelling, B.A. and
Michael is a University of Lethbridge graduate in Arts
and Education. He has digitized and transcribed
oral histories and created family profiles.
Heritage Community Foundation Volunteer
Lina is an instructor in the Dante Alighieri School as
well as working for the Il Congresso Italian
newspaper and lecturing on Italian cookery and
traditions. She created short summaries for the Il
Congresso articles found on the site as well as doing
some translation specific to these summaries.