Structure, roles and responsibilities

Contents of this page:

  1. IFLA Professional Structure
  2. Who's who in the IFLA Professional Structure
  3. Roles and responsibilities
  4. How to become an SC member, Officer or member of the Professional Committee
  5. Registration forms

IFLA Professional Structure

IFLA Professional Structure (as of March 2018) [PDF].

What is a Special Interest Group? Procedures and activities.

Who's who in the IFLA Professional Structure

Roles and responsibilities

How to become an SC member, Officer or member of the Professional Committee

To become involved in IFLA a person would normally first volunteer to be a Standing Committee (SC) member or a SIG Convener.

SC members can stand for election as an Officer, and Officers can stand for election as a Division Chair.

Division Chairs sit on the Professional Committee along with a number of others:

  • PC Chair - elected from the outgoing Division Chairs.
  • Two members of the elected Governing Board.
  • Five Division Chairs.
  • President-elect.
  • Chairs of CLM and FAIFE.

Registration forms

  • Registration forms for newly elected Officers and Information Coordinators are distributed during the Congress after elections. If a new Officer is elected during the year, please contact the IFLA Secretariat to obtain the registraion form.
  • Data protection forms.

Last update: 22 May 2018