The 2017 CALA Southeast Chapter Nomination Committee would like to announce that the Southeast Chapter has finished its election for two officer positions, and the election result is attached to this email.
The CALA Web Committee sent out election ballots via email to 32 members. The result we received indicates that there are 11 votes for each position, thus a 34.4% support for each.
According to the CALA Bylaws, Article VII, Section 4, “The nominee who receives the largest number of votes for any office shall be elected.” Therefore, the result is valid and the new officers shall start their service term immediately.
The Nomination Committee would like to announce that Jia He is the 2018-2019 Vice President/President-Elect, and Xiying Mi is the 2018-2020 Treasurer. Congratulations to both candidates!
Thank you everyone who participated in the election!
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
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:
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!
Xiaojie Duan, M.L.I.S.
2017 CALA Southeast Chapter, Chair of Nomination Committee