Director, Planning & Organizational Development Vancouver Public Library, Canada
Daphne Wood is the director of library services, planning and engagement at Greater Victoria Public Library on Vancouver Island, Canada. Prior to this position, she was director of planning and development at the Vancouver Public Library, where she oversaw operations at five library branches, policy and planning functions, and the library’s marketing and communications initiatives. Infrastructure planning is an area of professional interest and expertise. Wood has authored two provincial infrastructure studies and collaborated on a third study in 2013, focusing on library board governance and strategic planning capacity among BC public libraries. Wood is a graduate of Carleton University’s Journalism program with a Master’s of Business Administration from Royal Roads University and an Executive Master of Library and Information Science from San José State University.