MARY M. NASH
Address: #903, 373 Laurier Ave. E. Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8X8
Telephone: (613) 236 6108 (ans. mach.)
Security Clearance: Secret
EMAIL: mnash _at_ nashinfo.com
Mary Nash has wide ranging experience in the information and records management, knowledge management, library services, and publishing industries. She has carried out contracts in the areas of information systems analysis and product development, records management, training and teaching, writing and editing Ms. Nash is the author of several books published in various media and a number of technical and popular papers. She holds a Master's in Librarianship, from the University of Wales, in Cardiff, Wales.
RECENT AND ONGOING WORK EXPERIENCE
Nash Information Services Inc. 1981 - present
Principal, working as a specialist in the fields of information and library microcomputer technology, records management, Internet and conventional publishing and information retrieval.
EXAMPLE CONTRACTS (List available on request and on the Internet at: http://www.nashinfo.com)
Systems Analysis and Development
NAME OF CLIENT: Health Canada, Population Programs Branch (Vancouver, BC)
NATURE AND SCOPE OF WORK: To critique the website for this organization and to provide ongoing support and development.
NAME OF CLIENT: Ontario Ministry of Education
NATURE AND SCOPE OF WORK: To develop a directory of women in science, technology and non traditional occupations for use in Ontario schools.
EXTENT OF SUBCONTRACT: from IF Interfaces Ltd.
NAME OF CLIENT: External Affairs and International Trade
NATURE AND SCOPE OF WORK: To develop a new classification system for the Canadian Online Secure Information and Communications System.
SECURITY CLASSIFICATION; Secret
Training and teachingNAME OF CLIENT: University of Ottawa Executive Development Program
Latest books co-authored and published:
Moss Family of S. London published by subscription Oct. 2004.
The Nashes of Pembury published by subscription April 2002.
Practical Forecasting for Managers (With John C. Nash) London and New York: Arnold and Oxford University Press Inc. 2001.
Frohn Faces and Times / De Frohns - Beeld van een Familie, [a bilingual genealogy of the Frohn family from 1718 to the present] (with I. Selent), published by subscription, 2001.
Dr. Dobb’s Essential Books on Numerics and Numerical Programming. (2 Nash books were included in this set of 8 republished on CD-ROM.) Miller Freeman, Inc. 1998
A complete list of journal articles and other publications by Mary Nash is available on request or on the Internet at http://www.nashinfo.com/mnpub.htm
Carl Nickle Foundation ($200) 1966 67
IODE Coronation Bursary ($750) 1966 69
Calgary Citizenship Council ($200) 1967 68
National Research Council Canada Scholarship for Library Science ($3600) 1969 70
Nancy Stirling Lambert Scholarship ($6000) (B.H.Blackwell, Oxford) 1975
PROFESSION-RELATED OFFICES HELD
Canadian Association for Information Science (CAIS)
Various offices, National Board 1989 99
Chairperson, Ottawa Chapter 1984 85
Vice chairperson and chair elect, Ottawa Chapter 1983 84
Treasurer, Ottawa Chapter 1982 83
Secretary, Ottawa Chapter 1981 82
American Society for Information Science (ASIS)
Chairperson SIG SRT 1983 84
Vice chairperson SIG SRT 1982 83
Newsletter editor, SIG NMR 1981 82
SPECIAL SKILLS AND INTERESTS
English, Dutch, German speak, read, write
French conversational, some reading and writing
CURRENT VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES
Secretary, Carleton Condomium Corporation 21, 2004 to present
Co-President, Funeral Information Society of Ottawa, 2004 to present
Docent, National Gallery of Canada, since 1985
IODE Walter Baker Chapter and W/C Guy Gibson V.C. Chapter, member since 1979,
currently Citizenship Officer and Communications Officer, previously Services Officer, 1984 86, Secretary 1992 1994
Genealogy, sewing, piano and violin playing, swimming, English Country dancing.