Southwest Chapter

Member Roster:

President (2010-2011):
Irene Ke
Liaison Librarian, Psychology and Social Work University of Houston

Vice-President/President-Elect (2010-2011):
Guopeng (Peggy) Zhang
Westwood College - Houston South Campus

Immediate past President (2010-2011):
Zhixian (George) Yi , Ph.D.
Library Science Program
Texas Women's University

Treasurer (2010-2011):
Klairon Tang
Catalog Librarian
Houston Community College

Is this an interim or annual report?: Interim report
List significant activities the committee has done since last report:
Spring gathering: The annual spring gathering was held on May 29. It was a fun social event. Members brought their favorite dishes, and took this opportunity to get to know each other and exchange information.

Retirement party: Our long time member and former Chapter president George Teoh has retired from his 32-year service in libraries. Members held a retirement party for him on September 5, 2010 at a local restaurant. George is a lifelong member, and will continue to support SW-Chapter.

Organizing CALA-SW Chapter Program at the Texas Library Association 2011 Annual Conference in Austin Texas: We put together a proposal on the topic of library service to Chinese community. We invited speakers from the College of Information at the University of North Texas to talk about their grant winning project. The title of the program is "Creating an Online Health Information Pathfinder for a Diverse Population: A Model of Information Outreach." The program has been accepted and scheduled for April 15, 2011 from 10:00 AM to 11:20 AM.