Nominations to ACURIL’s Executive Council 2008-2009

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Conference dates June 1-6, 2008
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NOMINATIONS TO ACURIL’S EXECUTIVE COUNCIL 2008-2009

The Nominations Committee, constituted by Vice-President/President-Elect Mrs. Bea Bazile (Guadeloupe), who chairs the Committee, and Council Members: Prof. Pedro Padilla-Rosa (Puerto Rico) and Mrs. Dorkas Bowler (Bahamas) has submitted its official report to the Executive Director and it is hereby presented.

Article VI. Nominations and Elections of Councilors…, Sections 3. It shall be the duty of the Nominating Committee to select a full slate of nominees for the Council… [to complete the 10 Council Members elected by Membership]. The Nominating Committee shall nominate one person to fill each of the vacancies created by the normal conclusion of terms, and shall nominate one additional person for eachCouncil vacancy created by some other cause, such as election to the vice-president, resignation or demise. The Nominating Committee, in nominating members to fill these positions, will bear in mind the desirability of having all language groups represented in Council.

Vacancies in the Executive Council

There will be four (4) vacancies in Council in 2008:

Institutional (2 vacancies)

Carmen Santos-Corrada (Puerto Rico) ends her three years term.
Jane Smith (Suriname) ends her three years term.

Associations (1 vacancy)

Marie-Laure Abinne ends her three years term.

Personal Members (1 vacancy)

Margot Thomas ends her one year term. (She was re-elected for one more year term in 2007).

The Nominations Committee submits the following slate of nominees:

Institutional Members

Eleuterio Ferreira-Calderón, Universidad Católica Tecnológica del Cibao, República Dominicana

Stéphane Radjouki, Médiathèque Caraïbe, Guadeloupe

Associations

Suzy Duport, Association des Amis de la Bibliotethèque Departamentale de Prêt, Guadeloupe

Personal Members

Ronny Alders (Aruba)

For voting purposes, refer to the Constitution and By-Laws, Article II, Section. 4, Rights and Privileges of Members (See ACURILNET: http://acuril.uprrp.edu). The Chief Administrative officer of an institutional (or organization) member is the representative or delegate of the institution or organization.

If another staff member is designated as delegate, this person must present a letter stating such delegation to the ACURIL Secretariat and/or the Registration officer of the Conference, to be entitled to the Conference fees and other privileges. I addition, the institution must be in good standing. For clarification and/or additional information, please contact ACURIL’s Executive Director < acurilsec@yahoo.com >; 787-790-8054; P.O. Box 23317, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00931-3317

EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEMBERS 2007-2008 : Directory

Adele Merritt-Bernard, President, Jamaica Library and Information Association
adelemb@gmail.com ; acuril38jm@yahoo.com

Bea Bazile, Bibliothèque Departamentale de Prêt de la Guadeloupe jkoutcha@yahoo.fr

Pedro Padilla-Rosa, Immediate Past President, Law Library, University of Puerto Rico
ppadilla@law.upr.edu

Oneida R. Ortiz, Executive Director acurilsec@yahoo.com

Ileana Rosa-Sotomayor, Treasurer acurilt@yahoo.com

Mariano Morales-Lebrón, Parlamentarist, Emeritus Librarian, University of Cincinnati/ACURIL , Past President moralema@coqui.net

Institutional Members

Ardis Rita Marie Hanson, The Louis de la Parte Library, Mental Health Institute, University of
Florida hanson@fmhi.usf.edu

Carmen Santos-Corrada, Conrado Asenjo Library, University of Puerto Rico, Medical
Sciences Campus csantos@rcm.upr.edu

Jane W. Smith, University Library Anton de Kon, Suriname j.smith@uvs.edu

Elizabeth Pierre-Louis, Fondation Conaissance et Liberte/Open Society Institute, Haiti
epierlouis@fokal.org

Judith Rogers, University Library, University of the Virgin Islands, St. Croix jrogers@uvi.edu

Association Members

Marie-Laure Abinne, Documentation et Lecture en Guadeloupe abinne@antilles.inra.fr

Dorcas Bowler, Bahamas Library Association dorcasbowler@yahoo.com

María de los Ángeles Lugo, Sociedad de Bibliotecarios de Puerto Rico,
um_mlugo@suagm.edu

Personal Member

Margot Thomas, St. Lucia National Archives Authority mariette900@yahoo.com

Special Guests

Astrid J. T. Britten, Past President, Biblioteca Nacional de Aruba astridbritten@hotmail.com

Luisa Vigo-Cepeda, Chairperson, ACURIL Publications and Public Relations Committee;
Graduate School of Information Sciences and Technologies, University of Puerto Rico
acuril@gmail.com; cibernotasacuril@gmail.com

SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS: Directory

ARCHIVES AND RECORDS MANAGEMENT Margot Thomas, National Archives
Authority of St. Lucia mariette900@gmail.com

ACADEMIC LIBRARIES Barry Baker, University of Central Florida Libraries
bbaker@mail.ucf.edu

SCHOOL LIBRARIES Lydia González legonzalez@uprrp.edu

SPECIAL LIBRARIES Ardis Rita Marie Hanson, The Louis de la Parte Library, Florida Mental
Health Library, University of South Florida hanson@fmhi.usf.edu

NATIONAL AND PUBLIC LIBRARIES Annette Smith, National Library Services of Barbados,
natlib@caribsurf.com

RESEARCH IN THE FIELD Luisa Vigo-Cepeda, Graduate School of Information Sciences and
Technologies, University of Puerto Rico lvigoc@gmail.com ; acuril@gmail.com

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES Liz M. Pagán-Santana, Agriculture Experiment Station, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus lizpagan@gmail.com

STUDENTS ROUNDTABLE Yumaris Polanco-Almonte yumarys@gmail.com ;
Yadira Avendaño-Avendaño ayarajerecuaro@gmail.com

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