International Association
of School Librarianship

Past and Present Officials, 1971-Present

Thanks to the many leaders who have helped make IASL a success!

Presidents

Katy Manck 2017 -   USA
Diljit Singh 2010 - 2017 Malaysia
James Henri 2007-2010 Australia
Peter Genco 2001-2007 USA
Blanche Woolls 1998-2001 USA
Sigrún Klara Hannesdóttir 1995-1998 Iceland
Lucille Thomas 1989-1995 USA
Michael Cooke 1983-1989 Wales/UK
Amy Robertson 1977-1983 Jamaica
Jean E. Lowrie 1971-1977 USA

Vice-Presidents

Patricia Carmichael 2017 -  Australia 
Albert Boekhorst  2017 - Netherlands 
Kay Hones 2013- 2017 USA
Elizabeth Greef 2012- 2017 Australia
Lourense Das 2010 (appointed), 2011- The Netherlands
Lesley Farmer 2007-2013 USA
Barbara Combes 2006-2012 Australia
Diljit Singh 2005-2010 Malaysia
Judy O'Connell 2004-2007 Australia
Helle Barret 2000-2004 Sweden
Sandy Zinn ? - 2005 South Africa
Peter Genco 1997-2000 USA
Becky Knuth 1999-2000 USA
Dianne Oberg 1997-1999 Canada
James Henri 2000-2006 Australia
Ross Todd 1997-2000 Australia
Gerald Brown 1994-1997 Canada
Sigrún Klara Hannesdóttir 1988-1994 Iceland
John Wright 1983-1988 Canada
Michael Cooke 1979-1983 Wales/UK
Aksel Peterson 1976-1979 Denmark
Margot Nilson 1971-1976 Sweden

IFLA Liaison

Role became the responsibility of the Vice-President, Association Relations in 1997.

Dianne Oberg 1997 Canada
Blanche Woolls 1993-1997 USA
Lucille Thomas 1989-1993 USA
Ken Vance* 1988-1989 USA
Jean E. Lowrie 1984-1988 USA
Linda Beeler 1980-1984 USA


Treasurers

Treasurer 1971-1993 & 2005 onwards, Financial Officer from 1993-2005.

Suzanne Johnson 2017 -  USA  
Katy Manck 2010 (appointed, 2011- 2017) USA
Peter Warning 2009-2010 Hong Kong
Anne Lockwood 2005 (appointed); 2006-2009 (elected) Australia
Kathy Lemaire 1998-2005 UK
Blanche Woolls 1997-2001 USA
Donald Adcock 1985-1997 USA
Howard Hall 1984-1985 USA
Anne Shafer 1981-1984 USA
Mildred Winslow 1974-1981 USA
Phyllis Hochstettler 1971-1974 USA

Newsletter Editors

Carol Youssif 2013-  USA
Sandra Hughes 2003-2012 Canada
Lyn Hay / Kylie Hanson 2000-2003 Australia
Judy O'Connell 1997-2000 Australia
Peter Genco 1989-1997 USA
Judith Higgins 1983-1989 USA
Donald Fork 1978-1983 USA
Bernice Wiese* 1971-1978 USA

Executive Secretary

Executive Secretary 1977-1985 & 2005 onwards; Executive Director 1986-2005

Carla Funk 2011-2014 USA
Karen Bonanno 2005-2011 Australia
Penny Moore 2000-2005 New Zealand
Ken Haycock 1995-2000 Canada
Jean E. Lowrie 1977-1996 USA


* Indicates a member is deceased.
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