Eastern Regional Libraries Corporation

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.

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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.

Organisation Structure


Chief Executive – Joseph Cullen
Corporate Manager Employee Relations – Christine Smith
Corporate Manager Customer Experience – Sarah Hopkins
Corporate Manager Technology & Innovation – Premal Niranjan
Manager Collections – Lyn Baines
Manager Information Services – Paul Burden
Manager Administrative Services – Lyn Bellinger
Manager Branch Services – Chantell Harriss

Branch Managers & Team Leaders

Manager – Knox Library – Anita Gardiner
Manager – Rowville Library – Linda Dalziel
Manager – Boronia Library – Carolyn Jones
Manager – Ferntree Gully Library – Alan Sewell
Team Leader – Bayswater Library – Debra Hosking

Manager – Realm Library – Liam Blandon
Manager – Croydon Library – Sue Pitt

Yarra Ranges
Manager – Lilydale Library – Robin Barden
Manager – Mooroolbark Library – Penny Robertson
Team Leader – Belgrave Library – Federica Mastrangelo
Team Leader – Healesville Library – Caroline Ramsden
Team Leader – Yarra Junction Library – Judy Cousins

Manager – Mobile Libraries – Carolyn Jones