About Us

Eastern Regional Libraries is a co-operative venture of three outer eastern metropolitan councils – Knox, Maroondah and Yarra Ranges – serving a population of 435,000 residents across the three municipalities.

ERLC Administration Office:
1350 Ferntree Gully Rd
Scoresby, VIC 3179
Phone: 03 9800 6400
Fax: 03 8669 4578

Corporation Board

The Corporation Board consists of two appointed Councillors from each of the Member Councils. Councils may also appoint Deputy Board Members.

The role of the Board Member is to provide leadership for the good governance of the corporation.

The Board meet quarterly during the year to discuss library issues and receive reports from library management.

Eastern Regional Libraries Board

Board Members

Organisation Structure


Chief Executive – Joseph Cullen
Corporate Manager Employee Relations – Christine Smith
Corporate Manager Customer Experience – Sarah Hopkins
Corporate Manager Business & Technology – Premal Niranjan
Manager Collections – Lyn Baines
Manager Branch Services – Chantell Harriss
Manager Business Systems – Lynda Duffus
Acting Regional Children’s Librarian – Emma Wallis
Manager Digital Services – Liam Blandon

Branch Managers & Team Leaders

Manager – Knox Library – Alan Sewell
Acting Team Leader – Rowville Library – Stephanie Cousins
Manager – Boronia Library – Carolyn Jones
Team Leader – Ferntree Gully Library – Ajne Graham
Acting Team Leader – Bayswater Library – Jane Ward

Digital Literacy
Team Leader – Paul Croft

Manager – Realm –  Sally Fornaro
Manager – Croydon Library – Sue Pitt

Yarra Ranges
Manager – Lilydale Library – Robin Barden
Team Leader – Montrose Library – Suzanne Allan
Team Leader – Mooroolbark Library – Angus Cooke
Team Leader – Belgrave Library – Federica Mastrangelo
Team Leader – Healesville Library – Sabina Wills
Team Leader – Yarra Junction Library – Judy Cousins