Webinar Committee

Statement of Role, Purpose, and Function

The purpose of the IRRT Webinar Committee is to support IRRT's mission to promote interest in library issues and librarianship worldwide by fostering membership engagement through the implementation of webinar programs.

The Committee is responsible to:

  1. Plan and present at least four webinars each year.
  • Committee members brainstorm topics, recruit speakers, provide publicity.
  • Coordinates with the ALA International Relations Office (IRO) to present the webinars.

2. Serves as a resource to other IRRT Committees interested in planning webinars.

  • The respective IRRT Committee is responsible for program planning and facilitation.
  • The Webinar Committee provides program support and liaise with IRO to schedule and promote webinars.

List of upcoming and past webinars.


Dr. Danilo M. Baylen (Co-chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024) -dbaylen[@]westga.edu

Faculty, Instructional Tech, Media & Design

University of West Georgia

239) 826-1354

Dr. Shrianjani Marie De Alwis Jayasuriya (Co-Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024) - ginadealwis[@]gmail.com

Independent Library & Information Science Researcher



Afra Bolefski (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)

Head, Social Sciences Division

University of Manitoba

Winnipeg, MB R3Y 0W7

Ms. Polly D. Boruff-Jones (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)

Dean of University Libraries

Oakland University

Carol A. Brey (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)

Director, Office of American Spaces

U.S. Department of State

Delin Guerra (Staff Liaison)


American Library Association

225 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1300

Chicago, IL 60611

Dr. Barbara Marson (Execuitive Board Liaison -Round Table Councilor, 2021-2024)

Committee Roster (Full contact information requires log in).

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