Awards Committee

DATE: Jan. 5, 2009

MEMBER ROSTER:
Chair: Cathy Yang cyan@loc.gov
Members: Wen-Ying Lu luw@msu.edu, Katherine Sun kysun@uncg.edu, Jiaxun Wu jiaxunw@usc.edu, Zhixian Yi zhixianyi@mail.twu.edu

IS THIS AN Interim or annual REPORT? _X_ Interim __Annual

LIST SIGNIFICANT ACTIVITIES THE COMMITTEE HAS DONE SINCE LAST REPORT:
The Committee was formed upon the appointment by Dr. ShaLi Zhang, CALA President 2008/09, consisting of 5 members-- Cathy Yang (Chair), Wen-Ying Lu, Katherine Sun, Jiaxun Wu, and Zhixian Yi.
According to the charges that President Zhang has prescribed for us, up to this writing, our Committee has accomplished the following two task:

  1. The Committee has produced a procedural guidelines for the "CALA's President's Recognition Award". The guidelines was created by comparing that of CALA's Distinguished Service Award and the general protocols as stipulated in CALA's Bylaws. The Guidelines for CALA's President's Recognition Award was submitted to you and the Board for approval on Dec. 22, 2008. For your convenience, the document is being attached here again for your references.
  2. The Committee issued a call for the nomination of CALA Distinguished Service Award in a group email on the CALAlist on Jan. 3, 2009.

The Committee will duly to select and recommend a recipient for each award in accordance with the criteria and guideline established by the Board.

LIST COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS, IF ANY, TO THE BOARD:
None.