Mary is passionate about learning. She has spent her career in a variety of positions in the post-secondary sector in British Columbia, Canada, including a ten year stint at Royal Roads University first as an Instructional Designer, then as the Director of the Centre for Teaching and Educational Technologies. For the past 8 years, Mary has been at BCcampus, an organization whose mandate it is to provide support and guidance in the areas of teaching and learning, open education, and educational technology to the B.C. post-secondary system. As Executive Director, Mary provides leadership and vision to initiatives that remove barriers to learning and improve the student learning experience. When she’s not working, Mary enjoys hanging out with her family, yoga, reading, meditation, cooking and her cat.