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The Secretariat is responsible for the administration and daily operations of the RDA. The Secretariat staff are employed by the RDA Foundation and some members are made available through in-kind support from Regional partners.  The Secretary General leads the Secretariat and is CEO of the RDA Foundation.

Connie Clare

Community Development Manager

RDA Foundation

Fares Dhane

International Relations

Digital Research Alliance of Canada

Bridget Walker

Operations & Accounts Manager

RDA Foundation

Hilary Hanahoe


Secretary General

RDA Foundation

Irina Hope

Global Events Manager

RDA Foundation

Yolanda Meleco

Communications Manager


RDA Secretariat

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