EXECUTIVE COUNCIL 2018-2019
AND MID-YEAR MEETING IN CURACAO - ALL AT ACURIL 2018RD
ON THURSDAY, 7 JUNE 2018 Members of ACURIL's Executive Council and Guests were installed.
From left to right: Dorcas Bowler (Guest, Past President, Representing UNESCO's Gapmil), Elizabeth Pierre-Louis (Past President's Representative 2018), Carmen Santos-Corrada (Past President, ACURIL Historian, Representing Virtual Health Libraries in the Caribbean), Monique Alberts (ACURIL President 2018-2019), Berthamae Walker (Vice-President.President Elect), Kumaree Ramtahal (Inmediate Past President 2017-2018), Luisa Vigo-Cepeda (Past President, Executive Secretary), Almaluces Figueroa (Treasurer), Ardis Hanson (Past President, Parlamentarian), Anne Pajard (Representing Le Service Commun de la Documentation, Université des Antilles (Martinique-Guadeloupe), Astrid Britten (Past President, representing Biblioteca Nacional Aruba, Coordinator of ACURIL 2019 ARUBA), Cheryl Peltier-Davis (Representing the Alma Jordan Library, University of the West Indies), Dulce María Núñez de Taveras (Representing the Library and Information Science at the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra), David Drysdale (Representing the Calvin McKain Library, University of Technology, Jamaica), Erick Toussaint (Representing FOKAL, Haiti), Jeannette Lebrón-Ramos (Representing ACURIL, Puerto Rico Chapter), Gretchen Carrasquillo-Ramos and Mario Torres-Ramos (Representing Personal Members). Members not present were: Héctor Rubén Sánchez-Fernández (Past President), Miguel Asencio (Representing dLOC), and Jane Smith (Past President).
Gretchen Carrasquillo-Ramos is the youngest Executive Council member ever elected.
Congratulations to All Executive Council members!
THE BIBLIOTEKA NASHONAL KORSOU FRANK MARTINUS ARIOS WILL HOST EXECUTIVE COUNCIL'S MID YEAR MEETING
At a special meeting during ACURIL 2018 República Dominicana members of the Biblioteka Nashonal Korsou Frank Martinus Arios https://www.facebook.com/BibliotekaNashonalKorsou/ requested the opportunity to host the Mid-year meeting of the Executive Council in Willemstad, Curacao. The kind request was accepted.
The meeting anticipates arrangements of ACURIL 2019 ARUBA conference. Present at the meeting, along with Incoming president, Monique Alberts, and ACURIL 2019 ARUBA conference coordinator, Astrid Britten and Executive Secretary Luisa Vigo-Cepeda, were:
Kamir Lopez, President; Kenrick Martis, Secretary; Mylady Carti-Bernabella, Treasurer; Mitza Jacobus and Arthur Tholel, of the Managing Board.