Web Committee

MEMBER ROSTER:

  • Bin Zhang (Co-Chair) Listserv Owner
  • Vincci Kwong (Co-Chair) Webmaster
  • Hong Ma (2010-2011)
  • Anne Gresham (2010-2012)
  • Tang Li (2009-2011)
  • Humin Lu (2009-2011)
  • Minglu Wang (2010-2011)
  • Yue Xu (2009-2011)
  • Jia Mi (2010-2011)
  • Weiling Liu (2010-2012)
  • Connie Chow (2010-2011)

IS THIS AN Interim or
annual REPORT?
 Annual

LIST SIGNIFICANT
ACTIVITIES THE COMMITTEE HAS DONE SINCE LAST REPORT:

  • Online Membership Management System
    implementation (CiviCRM). The Web Committee worked closely with the
    Membership Committee to configure system settings and clean up data etc.
  • Developed the membership management website: http://my.cala-web.org/ (most of the functions
    are still working in progress and not available to the general members)
  • Data clean up: Assisted the Membership Committee
    in going through individual active member records, deleted duplicated
    records, verified multiple fields such as email, physical address, and
    corrected expiration date to ensure consistence between "Contacts" module
    and "Members" module in the system.
  • Customized email templates: allowed Membership
    officers to communicate with members about  membership renewals,
    payment reminders, etc.
  • Configured/defined membership status, type and
    other membership-related metadata.
  • Started implement selected function of the
    CiviCRM system, such as paypal integration to allow members to pay
    membership dues or donate from within the site, event registration
    management, etc.
  • Worked closely with the CALA Ad hoc Election
    Committee to conduct the annual election.
  • Worked closely with chapter election committees
    to set up chapter elections for NCA, SE, NE chapters.
  • Worked closely with the Local Arrangement
    Committee to set up a banquet registration site, using the CiviCRM
    Membership Management System.
  • Assisted the Membership Committee to generate
    CALA 2009-2011 Print Membership Directory

LIST COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS, IF ANY, TO THE
BOARD:

  • We ask the Board to appoint a taskforce to
    develop a Listserv guideline
  • The committee recommend the following changes to
    the CALA website:
    • Remove the "Create Content"
      link from the left navigation bar.
    • Add a "Upcoming Events" link to
      the left navigation bar.
    • Instead have CALA Jobline
      under "Resources & Services", add it to the left navigation bar.
    • Hide login box on the
      homepage, as general user don't need username and password to access
      content on CALA website.
    • On the left navigation bar, move
      "Organization" under "About CALA".