International Visitor's Center
International Visitors Center - Photo Joan Weeks

Statement of Role, Purpose, and Function

Responsible for the international visitors center. The international visitors center provides advice and support for all international attendees at the ALA annual conference.

Call for Volunteers - International Visitors Center in Washington, D.C.

The IRRT International Visitors Center (IVC) Committee needs volunteers to staff the IVC at the ALA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., anytime from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., from Friday, June 21 through Sunday, June 23, 2019 and 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., on Monday, June 24.

The IVC is an essential help station for international conference attendees, conveniently located at the Walter E. Convention Center,  near the registration area, to help answer questions and provide directions and conference information. Volunteers are supplied with the information and tools needed to make this happen so all you need bring with you is a friendly smile and a desire to help.

If interested, please fill out this short questionnaire. A committee member will follow up with your scheduled time slot. For additional information or questions, please contact Katie Spires at and Camille Callison at
Thank you in advance!

~ Camille Callison and Katie Spires
International Visitors Center Committee Co-Chairs



Camille L. Callison (Co-chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020) 
University of Manitoba Elizabeth Dafoe Library
112 Elizabeth Dafoe Library
University Of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 CANADA
Work Phone: (204) 480-1054
Email: camille.callison[@]

Margaret Spires (Co-chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)-  mkspires[@]
Utica College
1600 Burrstone Road
Utica, NY 13502


Jordon Christopher Andrade (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
San Diego, CA 92123

Laverne Page (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) 
Library of Congress AMED
Washington, DC 20540-4821 

E. M. Roublow (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Email: em021967[@]


Delin Guerra (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2020) -
Work Phone: 312-280-3201
Fax: 312-280-4392
American Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

Committee Roster (Full contact information requires log in).