Elvira Lapuz: newest member of the CPD Council, Board for Librarians

Photo source: CPD Council Facebook post
Ms. Elvira Lapuz is the newest member of the CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Council of the Board for Librarians. She replaced Ms. Eimee Lagrama whose term ends this year. The CPD Council is composed of: Hon. Lourdes T. David as Chair, Dr. Avelina Larca Lupas as the member representing the academe, and Ms. Elvira Lapuz representing the professional librarians.

Ms. Elvira Lapuz is the current Deputy University Librarian at University of the Philippines Diliman and Senior Faculty of UP's School for Library and Information Science (UP SLIS). She was the President of the Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. (PLAI) in 2015-2016 and also served as the President of Philippine Association of Academic and Research Libraries (PAARL) in 2009.

According to RA 10912 or the CPD Act of 2016, each profession should have a CPD council (under their respective Boards). The CPD Council's responsibilities are: make sure that there are enough and appropriate CPD programs for the profession, and evaluate and act on applications for accreditation of CPD Providers and their programs.

Each CPD Council is composed of one chair and two members.

CPD Council, Board for Librarians Facebook page (Please check and like this page for the latest updates on CPD for Librarians)
PLAI Congress 2017 Program
RA 10912 (CPD Act of 2016)

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