Melanie is an information professional at the forefront of using information in forward-thinking ways to facilitate good decision-making as a competitive advantage. She was the Senior Information Specialist at Mount Sinai Hospital and then the Manager, Digital Research at Maple Leaf Foods. Currently she is the Information Resource Specialist at the WSIB. Melanie has written scientific articles, presented at numerous conferences, lectured at universities, and hosted a sciences radioshow. She has Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Library Information Science degrees from the Western University. She served as the president of OHLA and on the executive of SLA Toronto.