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Adriana A. Davies, Ph.D., Executive Director, Heritage Community Foundation
Adriana Albi Davies, Ph.D., Executive Director, Heritage Community Foundation.
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
David Ridley, B.Ed., M.T., Director of Research and Youth Programs, Heritage Community Foundation
David 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 Foundation
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 Foundation
Cindy Ewanus, B.Sc.(Arch), Senior Researcher, Heritage Community Foundation
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. 

Davor Babic, Network Administrator and Systems Manager, Heritage Community FoundationDavor Babic, Network Administrator and Systems Manager, Heritage Community Foundation
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, WebmasterShawn 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 testing.

Ryan Majeau, B.Des, Junior Webmaster, Heritage Community Foundation
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.

Lorne Tessier,  Junior Webmaster, Heritage Community Foundation
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 Foundation
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.

Dwayne 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, JavaScript, SQL, Access, VB and COM. Know Dwayne is Senior Webmaster now at the Foundation and provides other web consulting with Nano Response.

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. 

Roger 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 B.Ed., Researcher
Michael is a University of Lethbridge graduate in Arts and Education.  He has digitized and transcribed oral histories and created family profiles.

Lina Amodio, Heritage Community Foundation VolunteerLina Amodio, 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.

 

 

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