The Rebus Team
Apurva AshokExecutive Director, The Rebus Foundation
Apurva leads The Rebus Foundation and brings a tireless determination for systemic change in education at Rebus and through collaborative partnerships. She helps educational institutions build human capacity in OER publishing through professional development offerings such as the Textbook Success Program. Apurva studied literature and marketing at McGill University and completed the Master of Publishing program at Simon Fraser University. Her experience ranges across academic publishing, media, social justice, and volunteerism. In 2020, Apurva received an Open Education Award for Excellence from Open Education Global in recognition of her contributions to the field. She strongly believes in translating knowledge among communities and regions, and in the value of greater critical thinking for all.
Kaitlin SchillingAssociate Program Manager, Rebus Community
Kaitlin studied psychology at the University of Windsor prior to completing her graduate certificate in public administration from Humber College. She has previous experience in community-based program delivery across Canada, communications, and most recently post secondary education. A former participant of the Textbook Success Program, Kaitlin is committed to inclusive and accessible storytelling. Her enthusiasm for open education is rooted in her firm belief in expanding access to knowledge with a focus on equity.
Joerdis WeilandtAssistant Program Manager, Rebus Community
With a background and 20 years of working experience in culture studies, modern language teaching, and educational development Joerdis has been supporting students and (teacher) colleagues in a variety of (inter)national settings before coming to the Rebus Community. An anti-oppression educator, she works to (un)learn and support equity in open learning. A strong trust in the power of community nourishes her vision for positive change in education and the sharing of transformative teachings to address the evident challenges of our time.
Board of Directors
Attorney at Law & President,
Melete Legal Services, Inc.
Boris Anthony Grunikewicz
The Rebus Foundation
Director, Master of Publishing
and Associate Professor,
Simon Fraser University
The Rebus Foundation