May 29, 2022

Canada: Access Copyright Names New Executive Director

From Access Copyright/The Book and Periodical Council:

Access Copyright is pleased to announce the appointment of Roanie Levy as its new Executive Director.

Ms. Levy takes the helm having held senior positions with Access Copyright for eleven years. A member of the Executive Team, most recently Ms. Levy’s role was General Counsel and Director of Policy and External Affairs. She has degrees from the London School of Economics, Dalhousie University, and Université de Montréal.

“Ms. Levy brings leadership, experience and a wealth of knowledge in working with creators and publishers, as well as the many educators, learners and other content users that Access Copyright serves. Her experience uniquely positions her to guide Access Copyright in developing innovative products and services which respond to both the new legislative environment and new user requirements,” said Nancy Gerrish, Board Co-Chair.


Ms. Levy will replace incumbent Maureen Cavan who announced her plans to retire earlier this year after eight years with Access Copyright. Ms. Levy assumes the role on January 1, 2013.

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