Nominating Committee

Date: 12 Jan. 2010

Member Roster:
Sha Li Zhang (Chair)
Qi Chen
Grace Gu
Esther Lee
Yi Liang
Maggie Wang
Hanrong Wang
Jing Zhong

Is this an interim or annual report?: Interim

List significant activities the committee has done since last report:
The Committee activities included the following actions:Sent a call for nomination of the CALA officers to the CALA listserv and CALA Newsletter for broad publicity and promotion to get more CALA members involved in the CALA governance at the national level. The call for nominations specified the nomination methods, nomination deadline, criteria of nominations, and expectations of the CALA officers in terms of participating in CALA meetings.The Committee members carefully reviewed all nominated individuals through e-mail discussions and a conference call. The Committee members unanimously identified a slate of candidates for the 2010 spring election.The Committee members contacted each candidate for confirmation. All candidates were provided a sample for preparing their brief biographic information and statements to be submitted to the CALA Board of Directors for an approval.

List committee recommendations, if any, to the Board:
The Committee unanimously approved the slate of candidates for the CALA 2010 spring election and request the approval from the CALA Board of Directors at the ALA 2010 Midwinter Meeting to be held in Boston in January 2010.

Vice President/President-Elect: Esther Lee

Executive Director: Haipeng Li

Treasure: Songqian Lu

Board of Directors: Wenwen Zhang, Xiaoli Li, Bin Zhang, Qi Chen, Yuan Yao, Quoqing Li, George Yi, Frank Xu, Liana Zhou, Nancy Hershoff

All candidates' brief biographic information and statements are attached.