(Fresno, USA) was re-confirmed as IBBY Treasurer at the 33rd IBBY General Assembly
in London, UK.
He has served as IBBY Treasurer since 2008.
After receiving a Master's Degree in Education, Ellis worked as a teacher and school administrator for 40 years in the Fresno area in California.
He supervised library services to children in 38 school districts in the country for a number of years before retiring.
has also taught reading methods, library services and children's literature courses at three universities in the Fresno area.
From 2004-2007 he was Project Director for the California Learning Resource Network (CLRN) reviewing resources for educators to use with children.
website is used throughout the US and in 80 countries.
After 42 years in education, he is currently an education consultant and devotes most of his time to USBBY and IBBY.
He has received numerous awards in the fields of education and reading and been an active member of USBBY for many years.
is the current Bookbird Inc.
Treasurer, and also served as the USBBY
Treasurer until 2008.
He is currently the Executive Secretary of USBBY and organizer of the 9th IBBY Regional Conference in Fresno, CA in October 2011.
Ellis served as Vice President of IBBY 2006-2008 having been elected at the 30th IBBY General Assembly in Macau, China.