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
KyungMann Kim, Chair ENAR 1/1/2016 12/31/2019
Jessica Martha Vera Bermudez Ecuador 1/1/2018 12/31/2021
Daniel Farewell British 1/1/2016 12/31/2019
Stefania Galimberti Italian region 1/1/2016 12/31/2019
Takashi Omori Japan 1/1/2019 12/31/2021
B Binukumar India 1/1/2018 12/31/2021
Stephanie Roll German region 1/1/2016 12/31/2019
Kathy Ruggiero Australasian 1/1/2016 12/31/2021
Afranio Vieira Brazil 1/1/2016 12/31/2019
Reinhard Vonthein German region 1/1/2014 12/31/2021
Ajit Sahai, ex-officio Biometric Bulletin Editor
Mark Brewer, ex-officio Executive Board Liaison
Karen Bandeen-Roche, ex-officio Executive Board Liaison
Peter Doherty, ex-officio International Biometric Office
Emi Tanaka, ex-officio Social Media Coordinator


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