ACURIL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL 2015-2016

CONFIRMED IN PARAMARIBO, SURINAME

MEMBERS WERE INSTALLED AT THE CLOSING CEREMONY, held at the Suriname Chamber of Commerce

The Scrutiny Committee 2015 composed by Kumaree Ramthahal (Trinidad & Tobago), Chair, Jeannette Lebrón-Ramos (Puerto Rico) and Bea Bazile (Guadeloupe) announced the new Executive Council Members 2015-2016, elected by membership at the 2nd General Assembly, on Thursday, 11 June 2015. Announcement was made at the Main Ballroom of the Torarica Hotel & Casino.

The new Executive Council was installed at the Closing Ceremony, held on the evening of June 11, at the Suriname Chamber of Commerce, in Paramaribo.


EXECUTIVE BOARD OFFICERS

Dr. Elizabeth Pierre-Louis, President (2015-2016)Library Program Coordinator,

Fondation Connaissance et Liberté (Fokal) (Haiti) <epierrelouis@fokal.org>

Mr. Héctor Rubén Sánchez-Fernández, Esq. Vice-President/President Elect (2015-2016) President, Law Librarians Association of Puerto Rico <hrsanchez@juris.inter.edu>

Ms. Jane W. F. Smith, Immediate Past President (2014-2015), Library Director Anton de Kom Library, University of Suriname <j.smith@uvs.edu>

Dr. Luisa Vigo-Cepeda, Executive Secretary (Graduate School of Information Sciences and Technologies, University of Puerto Rico) <executivesecretariat@acuril.org>

Mrs. Almaluces Figueroa-Ortiz Tresaurer (Caribbean Regional Library and Latin American Studies, Library System, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus)

<acuriltreasureraf@gmail.com>


INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERS CATEGORY



Bibliothèque Departamentale de Prêt de la Guadeloupe. Represented by Mme.Bea Bazile <bea.baz@gmail.com>

Library and Research Services, University of Curaçao. Represented by Mrs. Margo Groenewoud <m.groenewoud@uoc.cw>

The College of the Bahamas Library. Represented by Dr. Bethamae Walker <berthamae.walker@cob.edu.bs>

Biblioteca Central Universidad Pedro Henriquez Ureña. Represented by Ms. Eloisa Marrero-Sena <emarrero@unphu.edu.do>


ASSOCIATION MEMBERS CATEGORY

Asociacion de Bibliotecarios de Derecho de Puerto Rico. Represented by Mr. Hector Ruben Sanchez-Fernandez <hrsanchez@juris.inter.edu>

Dutch Caribbean Library Association. Represented by Mrs. Monique Alberts <alberts.sxm@gmail.com>


PERSONAL MEMBERS CATEGORY

Ms. Kumaree Ramthahal (Alma Jordan Library, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus) <kumaree.ramtahal@sta.uwi.edu>

Mr. Mario Torres-Ramos (Library System, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus) <mario.torres2@upr.edu>


SPECIAL GUESTS


Mrs. Dorcas Bowler, Past President 2013-2014 Bahamas National Library and Information Services. Representing Past Presidents <dbowler@bahamaslibraries.org>

Dr. Ardis Hanson, Past President 2010-2011, College of Behavioral & Community Sciences, University of South Florida ACURIL Special Area: Evidence Based Practice for Information Professionals. <hanson@usf.edu>


Mrs. Astrid Britten, Past President 2005-2006. Biblioteca Nacional de Aruba. ACURIL Special Area: Green Libraries <a.britten@bibliotecanacional.aw>.

Mr.Barry Baker, University of Central Florida Libraries. ACURIL Permanent Committee Chair: Finances <Barry.Baker@ucf.edu>

Prof. Carmen Santos-Corrada, Past President 2009-2010, Biblioteca Conrado Asenjo, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus. ACURIL Special Area: Virtual Health Libraries, and ACURIL Historian <carmen.santos4@upr.edu>

Best Wishes and Lot's of Success!

EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MID-YEAR MEETING 2015 IS SCHEDULED & ACURIL 2016 AND 2017 ARE SLATED

Madame President Elizabeth Pierre-Louis has scheduled the next Executive Council meeting to take place on December 2015 in Puerto Rico.

The ACURIL 2016 Conference will be held in Haiti, under the presidency of Elizabeth Pierre-Louis. and ACURIL 2017 will be celebrated in Puerto Rico, under the presidency of Héctor Rubén Sánchez-Fernández.

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