Web Committee

DATE: 15 Jun. 2009

MEMBER ROSTER:

* Bin Zhang (Co-Chair) Listserv Owner
* Vincci Kwong (Co-Chair) Webmaster
* Xi Chen
* Sai Deng
* Daniel Xiao
* Songqian Lu
* Katherine Sun

IS THIS AN Interim or annual REPORT? __Interim _X_Annual

LIST SIGNIFICANT ACTIVITIES THE COMMITTEE HAS DONE SINCE LAST REPORT:

Web Committee

  • We
    switched hosting of the CALA website from IX Web Hosting to DreamHost.
    Due to the 501(c)(3) non-profit status, the hosting service for the
    CALA website is free.
  • We hosted two online elections: one for CALA general election and one for Northeast Chapter.
  • We
    sent out a call for volunteer for 2010 Web Committee through the CALA
    listserv, we got 16 responses. We forwarded our recommendation to
    vice-presdient/president elect, Xudong Jin.
  • We are working on upgrading backbone of the CALA website from Drupal 5 to Drupal 6. (a development site has already in place)
  • We
    are
    working with the CALA Membership Management System Task Force on
    implementation of a full-featured membership management system.
    (CiviCRM is already installed on the development site)
  • In
    working with the Membership Committee, we have evaluated current
    Listserv policy and made recommendation for the Board (the
    recommendation is included in the Membership Committee's annual report)

Webmaster

  • Updated CALA webpages as requested.
  • Job posting
    • Created 9 paid advertisements on the CALA website under CALA Library Job Line,
      with a gross revenue of $1170 generated for CALA.

Listserv administrator

  • Maintained and moderated the CALA listserv.  There are, as of June 8, 2009, 697 subscribers.
  • Maintained special listserv for the current Board members (calaboard@cala-web.org)

LIST COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS, IF ANY, TO THE BOARD: