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

CALA SE Chapter 2017 Call for Nomination

Dear CALA Southeast Chapter members,

Three Chapter officer positions are available starting from June 30, 2017. It is a good opportunity to gain a better understanding of the officers’ responsibilities, work at the Chapter-level, and help build professional services.

These three positions are below. Please refer to the attachment for descriptions:

Vice President/President-Elect                 2017-18

Membership Officer                                 2017-18

Webmaster                                                2017-20

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

Please submit nomination/self-nomination to the Chair of the Nomination Committee, Xiaojie Duan,, by June 5, 2017.

Thank you for your participation!

Cordially from the 2017 CALA SE Chapter Nomination Committee:

Xiaojie Duan, Chair    

Yue Li                          

Peng Mu                       

Ximin Mi                     

Congratulation to the new CALA SE Chapter officers!

Dear CALA SE Chapter Member,

CALA SE Chapter 2016 election was held from May 30 to June 7, 2016. It is my great pleasure to announce the election result:

Vice President/President-Elect (2016-2017)
Yue Li, Associate Librarian and Metadata Librarian at Florida State University Libraries.

Treasurer for the 2-year term (2016-2018)
Ximin Mi, Business Data Services Librarian, Georgia State University.
Please join us in congratulating our new chapter officers!
Yingqi Tang, Chair, on behalf of 2016 SE Chapter Nominating Committee 2015-2016

CALA SE Chapter Call for Nominations

Dear CALA Southeast Chapter Members,
Are you looking for an opportunity to become more professionally involved in 2016? Consider Running for CALA Southeast Chapter office! Nominations and Self-nominations are now being accepted for the following two positions:
Vice President/President-Elect (2016-2017) 
Treasurer (2016-2018) 
All nominees must be CALA Southeast Chapter members in good standing.  Nominations and self-nominations can be sent directly to Yingqi Tang, Southeast Chapter Nominating Committee Chair, via e-mail at All nominations and self-nominations are due by March 15, 2016.
Thank you very much for helping us with this task!
PS. If you have not yet renewed your membership, please do so at your earliest convenience. Thanks!
CALA Southeast Chapter Nominating Committee:
Yingqi Tang, Chair 
Sai Deng
Peng Mu
Wenzhi Cai