Kay Rollans is a strong advocate of independent voices in Canadian publishing. She has a background in philosophy, with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Alberta and a master’s degree from Concordia University. She has worked in the Canadian publishing sector since 2014, both with the Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA) and as a professional editor. She is currently the managing editor of the independent Albertan publisher Brush Education. In her work for the BPAA and Brush Education, Kay has directed accessible ebook publishing projects and strategies, helping Albertan and other Canadian publishers produce books for all readers regardless of ability. In addition to sitting on the board of the CDCE, Kay serves on committees at the ACP and the BPAA.