2017 CALA President's Recognition Award Recipients

Dear all,

I am pleased to announce this year’s recipients of CALA President Recognition Award approved by the Board of Directors.

Each of these individuals and teams was recommended to me and has demonstrated high level of dedication, quality of service and professional integrity through effective communication, collaboration and leadership. Each of their contributions have advanced the library community and supported the mission and goals of CALA.


Hong Yao (Co-Chair of Public Relations Committee)
Ying Liao (CALA Treasurer)
Jane Wu (Co-Chair of Professional and Leadership Development Task Force)
Vincci Kwong (MW Chapter President and Co-Chair of Sheila Lai Research Awards Committee)
Lian Ruan (Executive Director, Immediate Past President)
Leping He (Co-Chair of Awards Committee and Travel Grant Committee)
Tiewei Liu (Web Committee)
Fu Ping (Co-Chair of Scholarship Committee and Mentorship Committee)


Newsletter Team
Social Media Team
Leadership and Professional Development Task Force
Web Committee

Please join me in congratulating the winners and thanking them for their services to CALA and to the profession.

Thank you.

Qi Chen, Ed.D. MLIS
President, CALA
Library Director
Calumet College of St. Joseph
2400 New York Ave.
Whiting, IN 46394