Membership Committee

Chair: Marie-Pascale Baligand (2012-2016)

Members: Kristen LaBonte (Membership Database Manager); Michelle Leonard (SAIL); Katie Edson (SAIL-2019, second term); Katie Lage (Cyamus-2018, second term); Sonja Kromann (Cyamus); Kateryna Kulakova (EURASLIC-2018); Ruby Thomas Sanchez (Latin American Regional Group-2018, second term); Andrea Cristiani (Latin American Regional Group-2018); Miraneta Williams-Hazelman (Pacific Islands-2018)


  • To encourage membership in IAMSLIC, particularly in developing countries and underrepresented areas where such membership would enhance and promote access to the rich resources of IAMSLIC’s expertise and library holdings.
  • Administer the IAMSLIC Sponsored Membership Program (granting up to five three-year sponsored memberships and up to five one-year sponsored memberships per year).
  • Coordinate advice and mentoring of new IAMSLIC members and provide information on networking opportunities.
  • Forward nominations of IAMSLIC Honorary Members to the Executive Board.

Membership Database

Liaison to Committee: Kristen LaBonte (ongoing)


  • To maintain IAMSLIC’s membership database including renewals.
  • To provide labels and lists to IAMSLIC members for official purposes (at no charge), or to for-profit and not-for-profit agencies (on a fee-for-service basis).


Membership Committee Membership:
This committee will consist of the Membership Database Manager, one member from each regional group and one member-at-large. Service on the committee is a two-year term, and half of the committee will rotate off each year. Members remaining from the previous committee will choose a chair for the next iteration of the committee.