Special Meeting V from April 16 through 30, 2009 to review
the recommendations from the CALA Publications Committee and vote for the
The three-year term of the current Editor-in-Chief of the CALA Occasional Paper
Series (OPS) and its editorial board will be expired at the end of the ALA
Annual to be held in July 2009 in Chicago. To help a smooth transition
for this important position, ample time is needed for the out-going editor-in-chief
and the incoming editor-in-chief for the transition. Therefore, we need to take
a prompt action on this matter.
The Committee recommended Bao Xueming as the next OPS Editor-in-Chief starting
July 2009, for a three-year term. The committee also recommended the OPS
Editorial Board members: Lois Mai Chan, Manuel Urrizola, and Ingrid Hsich-Yee
for a 3-year term (2009-2012), and Xiaoli Fang and Chihfen P. Lin for a 2-year
The special online meeting IV, 2009, for the CALA Board of Directors, was conducted from April 16 through
30, 2009. Sha Li Zhang, President of CALA, called the meeting to order online, presided
over the meeting and led the voting process.
Voting was conducted on April 20th, 2009 and
completed on April 30th, 2009. As this was a motion from the
Publications Committee, no second will be needed. Voting was called on the 20th,
21 Yes votes were received which represented a majority. Therefore the
recommendations for the OPS editors were approved and appointed.
Voting was completed on April 30, 2009.
CALA Interim Executive Director
April 30, 2009