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The Jane Addams Peace Association was founded in 1948 "to foster a better understanding between the people of the world toward the end that wars may be avoided and a more lasting peace enjoyed."

Make Books Not War: Jane Addams Children's Book Awards


Introduction to our Executive Director

Linda Belle, Executive DirectorSince November 2002, Linda Belle has been the Executive Director of the Jane Addams Peace Association.

Linda is well-suited for this position and is very familiar with the work of the Jane Addams Peace Association and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, having served as the President on the JAPA Board for five years, 1997 -2002.

 

And Linda Belle:

  • has been a member of WILPF since 1990 and is a life-member;
  • has served on the WILPF Board 5 years;
  • attended WILPF International meetings in Finland, Geneva, Sweden, Germany, and UK;
  • was on the 1995 Peace Train from Helsinki to Beijing attending the Women's Conference in China;
  • Served on the WILPF International Standing Finance committee 1994-2012;
  • Served on US WILPF finance committee 17 years;
  • has a background in conflict resolution and peace education.

 


Introduction to our Board Members

The Board members of the Jane Addams Peace Association serve in a volunteer capacity and bring a wealth of experience and dedication to the work of ending war and promoting a lasting and just peace.

Name Position Duration Located in
* Tura Campanella Cook President,
1st term
2013 - 16 Austin, TX
Anita Pulier Director,
1st term
2013 - 16 New York, NY
* Barbara Reed Director, 1st term 2013 - 16 West Palm Beach, FL
Jan Corderman Director,
2nd term
2013 - 16 Pleasant Hill, IA
* Jen Geiger Longman Director,
2nd term
2013 - 16 Oakland, CA
Ex-Officio with vote:      
Sandy Silver Past Co-President 2013 - 14 Santa Cruz, CA
* Linda B. Belle JAPA Exec. Director   New York, NY

 

* Denotes Executive Committee Member

President - V.P. - Sec/Treas - Nom Chair - E.D.

Updated 29 January 2014

 


Contact address for questions and book submissions:
Ann Carpenter
Chair, Jane Addams Children's Book Award
Brooks Free Library
739 Main Street
Harwich, MA 02645

 

Contact to order award winning seals:
Linda Belle at JAPA@igc.org



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