CALA SE Chapter 2018 Call for Nomination

Dear CALA Southeast Chapter members,

Three chapter officer positions are available starting from July 1, 2018. It is a good opportunity for you to volunteer or nominate someone to work at the chapter-level, and help build professional services for our chapter members.

The three positions are listed below. Please refer to the attached document for position descriptions:

                Vice President/President-Elect           2018-2019

                Membership Officer                                 2018-2019

                Treasurer                                                      2018-2020

Current CALA members in good standing of the Southeast Chapter are eligible to nominate. Self-nomination is encouraged. A statement, including a biography and a willingness to serve (in 300 words or less) is required for nomination.

Please submit nomination/self-nomination to the Nomination Committee by June 22, 2018.

Thank you for your participation!

Cordially from the 2018 CALA SE Chapter Nomination Committee:

Sai Deng, Chair                 saideng@gmail.com

Peng Mu                              pmu@samford.edu

Ximin Mi                             ximinmi@gmail.com

Tongyang Zhang             tzhang39@crimson.ua.edu

Zhao Liu                              zhaoliu2010@gmail.com

CALA Southeast Chapter 2018 Annual Program

Dear CALA SE Chapter Members,

As we have planned, we will have our annual virtual meeting at 11:00 EST on May 31. 2018.   You can get into  the meeting room 30 min. earlier to set up your system right.

We will have two presentations and I hope you will be interested in them.

Oral History in a Digital World: The Memory Project at Duke     by   Luo Zhou     Duke Univ.

Mobile AAPs Assisted Metadata Creation :  A New Generation Catalog ??   by   Yue Li   Florida State Univ.

The meeting will last around 1 hour and after the two presentations, there will be Q&A session around 12:00 noon.

Looking forward to your participating.

Yue Li

2016-2017 Officers

President (2016-2017) 

Sai Deng, University of Central Florida, saideng@gmail.com

Vice President/President-Elect (2016-2017) 

Yue Li, Florida State University Libraries, yli3@fsu.edu

Immediate Past President

Xiaojie Duan, University of Southern Mississippi Libraries, xiaojie.duan@usm.edu

Treasurer (2016-2018) 

Ximin Mi, Georgia State University, ximinmi@gmail.com

Membership Officer (2015-2017)

Peng Mu, Samford University, pmu@samford.edu

Announcement–CALA Southeast Chapter 2017 Officer Election Result

Dear CALA Southeast Chapter members,

As the chair of the 2017 CALA Southeast Chapter Nomination Committee, I am here to announce that the SE Chapter finished its election process for three officer positions, and the election result is attached to this email.

We sent out election emails to 28 members, the result list I received indicates that there are 11 votes for each position, thus a 39.3% support for each position is showed in the election result.

According to the CALA Bylaws, Article VII, Section 4, “The nominee who receives the largest number of votes for any office shall be elected.” So all the candidates are qualified to their applied positions, and they shall start their service term once the election result been announced.

I therefore announce that Peng Mu is the 2017-2018 Vice President/President-Elect, Tongyang Zhang is the 2017-2018 Membership Officer, and Zhao Liu is the 2017-2020 Webmaster. Congratulations to all the three candidates!

We thank everyone who participated into the election process, and we thank the candidates’ willing and desire to serve the CALA Southeast Chapter. And I would like to thank my committee, which gives me the opportunity to serve as a chair and enables me to elect the new officers for the Chapter. I also like to thank all the committee members for your hard work!

Best wishes,

Xiaojie Duan

Xiaojie Duan, M.L.I.S.

2017 CALA Southeast Chapter, Chair of Nomination Committee