IRRT Nominating Committee

Statement of Role, Purpose, and Function

The Nominating Committee presents a slate of candidates for the offices of chair, vice-chair, secretary /treasurer, members-at-large and the Round Table councilor-at-large.

Call for IRRT Executive Board Nominations: 

The IRRT Nominating Committee is looking for people who are passionate about international librarianship and are willing to serve as Executive Board members.

At this time two positions are up for election:


will take office after the ALA annual 2022 conference and running through 2023:

  1. Chair-elect (2022-23), becomes Chair (2023-24) and serves as immediate Past-Chair (2024-2025)
  2. Member-at-large (2022-2024)

According to IRRT bylaws, position of Chair-elect is a three-year commitment in which one serves as chair-elect, chair, and past chair. In the first year, one learns about the work of the Executive Board under the tutelage of the Chair and the past-Chair. The Member-at-Large position last two years contributing information and wider perspectives from the field. 

Executive Board of the IRRT meets monthly through virtual meetings to discuss IRRT related issues which includes those that arise through the various committees and the ones related to international aspects of ALA work as a whole, and work on solutions. Face-to-face meetings take place whenever ALA conference will be non-virtual.

Preference is given to candidates with prior committee experience within IRRT and a track record of contributing to the IRRT mission.

Nominate yourself or someone you know by sending an email to the Nominating Committee Chair, Muzhgan Nazarova, at minazarova[@] Explore other committee opportunities and volunteer to serve. For volunteer form please visit:


Mrs. Muzhgan Israfil Nazarova (Chair, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022) 
Library of Congress
Washington, DC 20540
Email: –


Dr. Sandy Hirsh (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022) 
San Jose State University School of Information
San Jose, CA 95192-0135

Alexandra Houzouri Humphreys (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Arizona State University
Phoenix, AZ 85004-0904

Florence Nthiira Mugambi (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Northwestern University
Northbrook, IL 60020


Delin Guerra (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2021)
Email: dguerra[@]
American Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

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