Many of the island nations of the Caribbean support councils and affiliates where reading professionals can come together to discuss local concerns. IRA’s International Development in Caribbean Committee serves a coordinating role.

Contact IRA headquarters or the groups below for more information.

National Affiliates

Barbados Association of Reading
Council No. B1A50
Undine Shorey, President
602 Tamarind Ave.
Ruby Park
St. Philip
1246 423-7036 or

Bermuda Reading Association
Council No. B5A00
Darnell Wynn, President
P.O. Box 755
Devonshire DV 01
441-535-8035 or

Grenada Reading Association
Sandra Thomas, President
La Digue, St. Andrew

Guyana Reading Association
Council No. G9A00
Barbara Richards, President
Guyana Reading Association
69 La Retraite
West Bank

Jamaica Reading Association
Council No. J3A00
Karen Young, President

Central Jamaica Reading Association
Elaine Carter, President

St. Croix
St. Croix Council
Council No. 52050
Sharon Charles, President

St. Vincent and the Grenadines
St. Vincent and the Grenadines Reading Association (SVGRA)
Joycelyn Blake-Browne, President
P.O. Box 2289
St. Vincent
784-456-6597 or 784-492-4963

Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago Reading Association
Council No. T2A00
Vittoria de la Grenade, President

Virgin Islands (British)
British Virgin Islands Reading Council
Council No. B6200
Marsha Frett, President
PO Box 2366
Road Town
Virgin Islands (British)

H. Lynden Smith, Co-President/Membership Chair
PO Box 72
Road Town
Virgin Islands (British)

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