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 2016-   USA
Diljit Singh 2010- 2016 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

Annie Tam
Mihaela Banek Zorica 
2019-
2015- 
Hong Kong
Croatia 
Patricia Carmichael 2016- 2019  Australia 
Albert Boekhorst  2016- Netherlands 
Kay Hones 2013- 2017 USA
Elizabeth Greef 2012- 2017 Australia
Lourense Das* 2010 (appointed),
2011- 2014
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.

Jennifer Branch-Mueller 2017 - Canada
Suzanne Johnson 2016 - 2017USA  
Katy Manck 2010 (appointed), 2011- 2016 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

IASL Secretariat  2016- USA
Carol Youssif 2013- 2016 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/Director

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

Jill Hancock 2016- USA 
Kathleen Combs2014- 2015 USA 
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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