IRC Americas Subcommittee

Charge

To promote relations with libraries and librarians in the countries of Latin America, Canada, and the Caribbean and to investigate matters related to these regions as referred by the international relations committee.

Roster

Patrick M. Sullivan (Chair, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Kathryn Blackmer-Reyes (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Carol Foley Hodges (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Sara Hudson (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012)
Benjamin Medina (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Mrs. Valeria Estela Molteni (Member, July 1, 2010, to June 30, 2012)
Ms. Martha Alvarado Parker (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Ms. Heleni Marques Pedersoli (Member, July 1, 2010, to June 30, 2012)
Mr. Ravil Veli (Member, July 1, 2010, to June 30, 2012)
Sergio P. Chaparro (Liaison, July 1, 2010, to June 30, 2012)
Michael P. Dowling (Staff, June 30, 2009, to July 1, 2015)

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Composition

Purpose: To promote relations with libraries and librarians to investigate matters related to these regions as referred by the International Relations Committee.
The Americas Subcommittee covers the following countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

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