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Greetings.

The RDA Steering Committee is pleased to announce that Elisa Sze has been
appointed to the position of Education and Orientation Officer.

The Education and Training Officer facilitates effective RDA instruction
relating to the official Toolkit and encourages and supports communities in
their transition to the official Toolkit.

This temporary position has a one-year term beginning January 1, 2022, with
the possibility of one renewal upon mutual agreement. Elisa will join the
RSC effective immediately to start orientation prior to the beginning of
her term.

Elisa Sze is a metadata librarian at the University of Toronto Libraries
(UTL), where she oversees the central library's English language
cataloguing and co-chairs the Metadata Management Functional Team. In
addition to her appointment with UTL, she is a sessional instructor at the
University of Toronto’s Faculty of Information (iSchool), where she teaches
a cataloguing course for its ALA-accredited Master of Information program.

Elisa’s research interests revolve around technical services planning and
Canadian library history. She has co-authored articles in Cataloging &
Classification Quarterly and a book chapter in the forthcoming publication
Transforming Technical Services through Training and Development (ALA
Editions). Her archival research paper on settlement house libraries in
Toronto will be published in volume 56, issue 3 of Information & Culture
(University of Texas Press).

Elisa has a Master of Information Studies degree and Honours Bachelor of
Arts degree from the University of Toronto, and an Associate Diploma from
the Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto.

Best -- Linda

Linda Barnhart
Secretary, RDA Steering Committee