The Professional Development Committee provides guidance on research, professional development, resources, conference programming, and clinical instruction, while supporting all knowledge-based activity for the organization. You can view the committee profile HERE.



Azza Ahmed, DNSc, IBCLC, CPNP, West Lafayette, IN, United States



Elizabeth Cole Collins, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC, IBCLC, Port Jefferson, NY, United States

Paulina Erices, BS, IBCLC, Littleton, CO, United States

Meabh-Anne McNamara, RN, RM, IBCLC, Maynooth, Co. Kildaire, Ireland

Wiliaporn Rojjanasrirat, PhD, RN, IBCLC, Olathe, KS, United States

Shu-Fang Wang, RN, IBCLC, Hualien, Hualien County, Taiwan, ROC


Board Liaison: Geraldine Cahill, IBCLC, BA, Schull, Co. Cork, Ireland 

Board Liaison: Iona Macnab, BA (Hons), LLB, IBCLC, Brighton East, VIC, Australia

Staff Liaison: Cynthia Good, MS, CDE, IBCLC, CATSM, Education Manager, Lynnwood, WA, United States

Administrative Liaison: Meredith Parker, Assistant to the Executive Director, Raleigh, NC, United States


ILCA needs you, your knowledge, and your expertise. This committee is currently seeking members. Consider getting involved by volunteering!

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