Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Advancement Community (LAC-RAC)

The Latin America and the Caribbean RAC seeks to connect members of the ombuds community in the Latin America and the Caribbean region by providing opportunities to connect, build community among ombuds professionals, and convene for networking and educational events in the region. 

The IOA International Outreach Committee connects all Regional Advancement Communities to collaborate with IOA in advancing the organizational ombuds professional worldwide. Read more about the International Outreach Committee

To learn more and to join the RAC, please email the Chairs, listed below.


Arllon Souza Viçoso, IBM
RAC Latin America and the Caribbean Co-Chair


  • Support the development of the IOA Global Marketing Plan
  • Support the implementation of IOA training to international contexts, outside the U.S.A.
  • Support the Regional Advancement Communities work in advancing the profession through contacting recently appointed ombudsman, relevant associations, networks, and organizations in priority countries