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We are in the process of rolling out a soft launch of the RDA website, which includes a new member platform. Existing RDA members PLEASE REACTIVATE YOUR ACCOUNT using this link: Visitors may encounter functionality issues with group pages, navigation, missing content, broken links, etc. As you explore the new site, please provide your feedback using the UserSnap tool on the bottom right corner of each page. Thank you for your understanding and support as we work through all issues as quickly as possible. Stay updated about upcoming features and functionalities:

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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