Connie Champlin was a Peace Corps volunteer in the Philippines and South Korea. A teacher and librarian in the past, she is now a guide and consultant for Cultural Adventures. She chairs the International Sustainable Library Development Interest Group of the ALA International Relations Round Table (IRRT). She also cochairs the IRRT International Reception Committee. In 2017 Connie planned the celebration of the JFK Centennial at the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum.