Present administrative positions in Thailand

Distinguished  member of  the   Education  Council  of  Thailand

Member  of the  Executive  Board  of  the  Distance Learning Foundation Under the Royal Patronage

Distinguished member  of the   University Council ( Governing  Board) of  three state  universities:  Council  of   Phuket  Rajabhat  University,  Council  of    Suratani   Rajabhat   University,  and Council of  Kampaengpetch Rajabhat University

Distinguished  member,  Chiangmai University Library Committee.

Present professional positions

National :

Editor and editorial member of the “Research Journal of the Thai Library  Association”

International :

Member, standing committee, International  Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).  Section on Management of Library Associations.

Member, Standing committee and program committee,  European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) (2013- present)

Editorial board   and peer reviewer ,  The New Review of Academic Librarianship (2012- present)    

International editorial advisor,  and peer reviewer  Journal of Librarianship and Information Science (2014-)

Regional editor, Digital  Library Perspectives (2019- present)

Important past positions at the national, regional, international level


President of the Thai Library  Association  (two terms)

Chairperson, the Society of  Thai Library  and  Information Science  Faculty,

Thai Library Association


Member, Standing Committee of the Theory and Research Section, IFLA

(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

Member of the   Congress  of  Southeast  Asian  Librarians  Board(CONSAL)

UNESCO  expert, development of guidelines on a curriculum for information professionals (1997)

Vice- president, the Organizing Committee of the IFLA  (International Federation of   Library  Institutions  and Associations ) Bangkok  (1999)

Co- Advisor  to    doctoral  thesis , Auckland  University of Technology , New Zealand  , Queensland University of Technology , Australia

Doctoral thesis examiner, School  of  Information  Studies, Charles Sturt University,  Australia , University of  Melbourne,  Australia, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand ,  Mara University of Technology, Malaysia

Invited  expert    to  evaluating  the Library and Information Managemnet Program of Cantho University, Vietnam ( 2009)

An expert  in the field of library  and information science and library associations  from Thailand  to attend the IFLA ‘Building Strong Library Associations’ workshop Organized  by The International Federation of Library Associations and  November 9- 13, 2009.

International  advisory committee,   International Conference on              Academic Libraries,  Organized by   Delhi University Library University System,               University  of  Delhi (2009);  2nd International Symposium on  Emerging Trends and            Technologies in Libraries and Information Services , Organized by  Jaypee University  of Information Technology (2010),   International  Conference on   Digital Libraries and Knowledge  Organization – ICDK 2011,  Jointly Organized by the Management Development Institute, Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centers. (2011)

Standing Committee & Program Committee    The European Conference on Information Literacy ( ECIL) (2013 –  present)

An expert on Library and Information Science Education and Research in the ASEAN Countries, International Symposium 2014 “Reviewing the Development of Information Schools to inform their Future” at Research Center for Knowledge Communities (RCKC), University of Tsukuba., Japan (2014).

Invited  guest speaker:  Japan:  Japan Library Association;  Aoyama Gakuin University; Open University of Japan;  Tsukuba University,   Rikkyo  University, Kyushu University, Kyoto University;  Korea:  Keimyung University,  Chungnam University,  India: Jaypee Institute of Information Technology  ;  Malaysia: Universiti Teknologi MARA , Brunei:  Brunei Library Association , Philippines :   Polytechnic University  of the  Philippines

Visiting  professor, School  of Information Studies, Charles Sturt University, Australia (2007) School  of Information Studies,  Victoria University  of  Wellington University, New Zealand (2007),  Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan (2015- 2018); Keimyung University,  Korea (2017)

Invited resource person, consultant, advisor to many colleges ,universities,  libraries, library schools,  public organizations.