Meet the Team

Justine Saidman is the Director of PJ Library in Australia. She is responsible for overseeing all aspects of PJ Library including strategic planning and Beyond the Books programming. Justine has a passion for books and all things literary. She is a mother to three children.

Bev Brand is responsible for delivering educational and engagement programs for PJ Library in Victoria. Bev has enjoyed a long career in Early Childhood Education and in educating young adults to become Early Childhood Educators. Bev's training extends to supporting mums with babies during her time with Caring Mums in Melbourne. Bev is mother to two sons and doting grandmother of one!

Wendy Dolowitz is a Program Manager for NSW & ACT curating and delivering engaging events for young families and is responsible for PJ Library administration. She has an early childhood education background and has worked in a variety of childcare settings as well as been a Play Therapist at Sydney Children's Hospital and a Director at a premium Long Day Care Centre. She is passionate about engaging all children based on their individual needs and thrives on the potential impact she can have on an individual child, their family and the community. She is mother to two daughters.