Public Library Board

This board sets strategic priorities and oversees all the financial and operational aspects of the library.

Members of the Burnaby Public Library Board are appointed by Council but the board is an autonomous body in most respects. There are 9 members on the committee including one Council member. 


  • Sarah Bartnik, Co-Chair 
  • Mandy Yang, Co-Chair 
  • Councillor Alison Gu, Member
  • Surena Bains, Member 
  • Hakam Bhaloo, Member 
  • Gene Blishen, Member 
  • Ernest Kashima, Member 
  • Sagneeta Subramanian, Member 
  • Caroline White, Member

Visit the Burnaby Public Library website to learn more.

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Legislative Services (formerly City Clerk's Office)

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