IRC Africa Subcommittee

Charge

To promote relations with libraries and librarians in the countries of Africa and to investigate matters related to these regions as referred by the international relations committee.

Roster

Mrs. Laverne Page (Chair, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Ms. Ruby A. Bell-Gam (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Natalia T. Bowdoin (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Ms. Araba Dawson-Andoh (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Mr. Cliff Missen (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Florence Mugambi (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Michael P. Dowling (Staff, June 30, 2009, to July 1, 2020)

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Composition

Purpose: To promote relations with libraries and librarians in the countries of Africa and to investigate matters related to these regions as referred by the International Relations Committee.  The countries covered by the African Subcommittee are Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, St. Helena, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Number of members: up to seven
Terms of office: two years
Term limits: four years

 

 

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Staff Liaison

Michael Dowling, Director, International Relations Office, inside U.S inside U.S. (800) 545-2433, ext. 3200, outside U.S. 312-280-3200, Fax: (312) 280-4392, mdowling@ala.org