The Committee on Communications, in close cooperation with the International Business Office (IBO) and the Regions, identifies and prioritizes communication issues and opportunities. The IBO is responsible for technical implementation, working with the Committee to make recommendations to the Executive Board.  Areas of responsibility include, but not limited to, web site functionality and content for IBS members and for the general public, social networking opportunities, content and distribution method for Biometric Bulletin, and on-line membership directory functionality and content. The IBS Executive Director and Secretary/Treasurer serve in ex-officio capacities.


Name Region Term Start Term End
Stephanie Roll, Chair German Region 1/1/2016 12/31/2023
Kathyy Ruggiiero Australasian 1/1/2016 12/31/2021
Reinhard Vonthein German Region 1/1/2014 12/31/2021
Shizue Izumi Japanese Region 1/1/2018 12/31/2021
Bhaskarapillai Binukumar Indian Region 1/1/2018 12/31/2021
Jessica Martha Vera Bermudez Ecuadorian Region 1/1/2018 12/31/2021
Cherlynn Dumbura Zimbabwean Region 1/1/2016 12/31/2023
Clelia Di Serio Italian Region 1/1/2023 12/31/2023
Caroline Mugo Kenyan Region 1/1/2020 12/31/2023
Alexander Kaizer ENAR 1/1/2020 12/31/2023
Mark Brewer, ex-officio Executive Board Liaison
Luzia Aparecida Trinca, ex-officio Executive Board Liaison
Peter Doherty, ex-officio International Biometric Office
Emi Tanaka, ex-officio Social Media Coordinator


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